Express & Star : 31st December
Volunteers to help run Black Country libraries under cost-cutting plans
13 libraries in Dudley earmarked for a ‘transfer of management’
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/31/volunteers-to-help-run-black-country-libraries-under-cost-cutting-plans/

Wales Online : 31st December
Newport Council ‘risks disowning literary hero Arthur Machen if library closes’ 
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/newport-council-risks-disowning-literary-8365922

Wales Online : 31st December
Proposed library cuts in Cardiff ‘worse than burning books,’ Welsh poet Sheenagh
Pugh claims
 in scathing attack on council 
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/proposed-library-cuts-cardiff-worse-8365923

Get Bucks : 30th December
Dedicated volunteer from Chalfont St Giles receives new year’s honour 
http://www.getbucks.co.uk/news/local-news/dedicated-volunteer-chalfont-st-giles-8360339

Staffordshire Newsletter : 30th December
AWARD… Staffordshire libraries guru Janene Cox
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Staffordshire-workers-recognised-new-year-s/story-25782402-detail/story.html

The Gazette : 30th December
Hundreds opposed to leisure trust transfer in Renfrewshire
http://www.the-gazette.co.uk/news/roundup/articles/2014/12/30/520090-hundreds-opposed-to-leisure-trust-transfer-/

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