THE GUARDIAN : 29th December
2 Letters | Don’t close the book on our libraries 
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/29/dont-close-the-book-on-our-libraries-leeds-birmingham 

Morning Star : 29th December
It’s official – Libraries are to blame for the recession…
http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-ebfc-Its-official-libraries-are-to-blame-for-the-recession

Daily Echo : 29th December
Campaigners have launched a petition to save Cobbett Road Library in Southampton
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/district/southampton/11690378.Bid_launched_to_save_city_library/

The Lincolnite : 29th December
Reflections 2014: The future of libraries and Lincoln Castle revealed
Councillor Nick Worth is Executive Member for Culture and Heritage at Lincolnshire County Council 
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2014/12/reflections-2014-future-libraries-lincoln-castle-revealed/

Shropshire Star : 29th December
Failure to improve broadband in rural Shropshire attacked
Problems exacerbated by funding cuts to rural bus services, making it harder for those without cars to get to library internet computers.
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2014/12/29/failure-to-improve-broadband-in-rural-shropshire-attacked/

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Libraries News Round-up: 23 March 2016

DCMS : 23rd March Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England  2016-2021 Consultation https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/libraries-deliver-ambition-for-public-libraries-in-england-2016-2021 Get Reading : 23rd March Friends of Theale Library to protest its closure http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/friends-theale-library-protest-closure-11076144 Swindon…

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