Libraries News Round-up: 10 February 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 9th February
Cameron ‘buying off’ Tory MPs threatening to rebel over council cuts
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/feb/09/cameron-buying-off-tory-mps-theatening-to-rebel-over-council-cuts

Public Libraries News : 9th February
Speaking up for libraries; deep cuts to West Berkshire and Darlington. New library in Warwickshire
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/02/speaking-up-for-libraries-deep-cuts-to-west-berkshire-and-darlington-new-library-in-warwickshire.html

Alan Gibbons Diary : 9th February
The Curious Incident of the Culture Minister in the library
http://alangibbons.net/2016/02/the-curious-incident-of-the-culture-minister-in-the-library/

Save Old Town Library Campaign : 10th February
Swindon Questions to Cabinet and Answers – 10th February
Swindon is starting over.  Public consultation on a Libraries Strategy is delayed until June 2016. 
http://www.friendsofoldtownlibrary.co.uk/ContactWithCouncillors.htm

Loughborough Echo : 10th February
Leicestershire | Have your say on community services of the future
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/your-say-community-services-future-10867413
Leicestershire’s consultation and draft strategy, here > https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/communities-and-wellbeing-consultation

Socialist Party : 10th February
Anger against plans to close Bradford libraries
The planned decimation of library services in the Bradford area of West Yorkshire has led to angry scenes …..
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/22190

Loughborough Echo : 10th February
Leicestershire | Have your say on community services of the future
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/your-say-community-services-future-10867413
Leicestershire’s consultation and draft strategy, here > https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/communities-and-wellbeing-consultation

Barnet & Whetstone Press : 10th February
Enfield | Council deny selling off libraries
http://www.barnet-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=108764&headline=Council%20deny%20selling%20off%20libraries&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

Northumberland Gazette : 10th February
‘Residents will pay more, but receive less’
http://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/local-news/residents-will-pay-more-but-receive-less-1-7725034

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