29th May
Wales | New guidance on community managed libraries and statutory provision 
https://libalyson.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/new-guidance-on-community-managed-libraries-and-statutory-provision/ 

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th May
Malorie Blackman: ‘I’ve had to develop a thick skin’
A bold speech in defence of literacy, public libraries & school libraries
“In certain political quarters, there is a refusal to see that our public library service needs active protection.” 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/11628581/Malorie-Blackman-Ive-had-to-develop-a-thick-skin.html 

View from Online : 29th May
Axminster: No increased opening hours for the library
http://www.viewfrompublishing.co.uk/news_view/35737/21/1/axminster-no-increased-opening-hours-for

BBC News : 28th May
Arts Council boss makes funding plea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32915647

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Libraries News Round-up: 18 May 2016

UTV : 18th May Anger over plans to cut NI library hours http://www.u.tv/News/2016/05/18/Anger-over-plans-to-cut-NI-library-hours-59182 Blackpool Gazette : 18th May Lancashire | Public inquiry threat over libraries axe http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/whats-on/arts/public-inquiry-threat-over-libraries-axe-1-7917583 Blackpool Gazette : 18th May Lancashire | Politically Correct by…

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