DAILY TELEGRAPH : 30th October
Government turns 1,000 public buildings into WiFi hotspots
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/broadband/11197617/Government-turns-1000-public-buildings-into-WiFi-hotspots.html 

Vaizey: Public-building wi-fi cash will keep cities ‘internationally competitive’ – 30th October
https://www.cable.co.uk/news/vaizey-public-building-wi-fi-cash-will-keep-cities-internationally-competitive-700000196/


The Star : 30th October
Minister ‘not minded’ to order inquiry into Sheffield library takeover
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/minister-not-minded-to-order-inquiry-into-sheffield-library-takeover-1-6925187


Liverpool Echo : 30th October
Authors plan protest against closure of 11 Liverpool libraries
Campaigners will hold a peaceful demonstration outside Central Library on Saturday, November 8
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/authors-plan-protest-against-closure-8023419


This Is Local London : 30th October
Greenwich’s libraries face disruption over strike action today
The disagreement surrounds Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL), the social enterprise company awarded the contract to run the borough’s library service by the council in 2012. 
http://m.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11568545.Greenwich_s_libraries_face_disruption_over_strike_action_today/


Wirral Globe : 29th October
Letter | Wirral libraries’ future is ‘done deal’
http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/yoursay/wirralletters/11565335.Wirral_libraries__future_is__done_deal_/

 

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Libraries News Round-up: 26 October 2017

The Guardian: 26 October No one needs libraries any more? What rubbish https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/26/no-one-use-libraries-any-more-rubbish-sanctuaries--enrich-communities Darlington & Stockton Times: 26 October Court date set in battle to save Darlington's historic Crown Street library…

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