Libraries News Round-up: 1 September 2016

Public Sector Executive : 1st September
Keeping libraries relevant and enhancing community wellbeing
Cllr Ian Stewart, cabinet member at Cumbria County Council
http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/keeping-libraries-relevant-and-enhancing-community-wellbeing?dorewrite=false

Blackpool Gazette : 1st September
last-ditch bid to save libraries
Angry MP Mark Menzies is pressing for Central government intervention …..  “The Secretary of State (Karen Bradley MP) has assured me …… ”
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/last-ditch-bid-to-save-libraries-1-8098116

Lancashire Evening Post : 1st September
MP says time to let local councils hold the budget strings
Ribble Valley MP, Nigel Evans
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/mp-says-time-to-let-local-councils-hold-the-budget-strings-1-8098736

Pendle Today : 1st September
Lancashire | Three libraries in Pendle set to be closed
http://www.pendletoday.co.uk/news/local/three-libraries-in-pendle-set-to-be-closed-1-8100926

Accrington Observer : 1st September 
Lancashire | Anger as it’s confirmed LCC to close three Hyndburn libraries 
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/local-news/anger-its-confirmed-lcc-close-11826100

Clitheroe Advertiser : 31st August
Final chapter as Whalley Library faces the axe
http://www.clitheroeadvertiser.co.uk/news/final-chapter-as-library-faces-the-axe-1-8097273

Warrington Guardian : 31st August
Meetings set to discuss future of town’s libraries
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/14713948.Meetings_set_to_discuss_future_of_town_s_libraries/

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