THE BOOKSELLER : 6th January
Staffs library cuts set to include mobile service

Birmingham Post : 6th January
British Library could offer lifeline to Library of Birmingham
A partnership with the British Library could see Birmingham’s new £188 million library become its regional centre

The Journal : 5th January
Dave Anderson MP: Public libraries remain vital and we are closing too many

ITV News : 6th January 
“The Seven Stories” art project awarded £40,000 by Arts Council England 

Wales Online : 6th January
City’s library cuts may save £1.4m today… but will end up costing a great deal more tomorrow 
This chilling attack on one of our most valuable assets goes against all advice.

Wales Online : 6th January
2 Letters : Libraries

Hull Daily Mail : 6th January
New council-owned leisure company in Hull ‘needs commercial edge’ 

Thorne & District Gazette : 6th January
Doncaster | Old Denaby library site sold off
Council funding was withdrawn from 14 libraries in 2011. Denaby and Carcroft closed while 12, including Conisbrough Library, were transferred to volunteer groups.

Get West London : 6th January
Harrow library closures: ‘We do not want to be in this position’ say council

Bitterne Park Info : 6th January
Author Ali Sparkes backs campaign to save Cobbett Road Library 

BBC News : 6th January
Policy costings: Battle of the nerds
libraries (briefly) mentioned

Hinkley Times : 6th January
Leicestershire Town residents rally to salvage ‘at risk’ library
Market Bosworth library is one of 36 across Leicestershire facing the axe due to county council budget cuts.

Brent & Kilburn Times : 6th January
Campaigners announce plans to open children’s library in axed Barham branch


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