Libraries News Round-up: 10 October 2015

Shropshire Star : 10th October
D-Day for dozens of Shropshire libraries – Council to vote on futures 
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/10/10/d-day-for-dozens-of-shropshire-libraries-council-to-vote-on-futures/ 

Bitterne Park Info: 10th October 
Deadline looms for Southampton groups wishing to take over threatened libraries
The deadline for groups to express interest in running Southampton libraries that will have their funding cut and potentially face closure is midday on October 19.
http://bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2893:deadline-looms-for-southampton-groups-wishing-to-take-over-threatened-libraries&catid=1:local-news&Itemid=59

East London Lines : 10th October
Lewisham | Job losses inevitable under proposed library cuts
http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2015/10/job-losses-inevitable-under-proposed-library-cuts/

Local Government Lawyer : 8th October
Ombudsman fires warning to councils over contracting out and accountability 
“This accountability remains irrespective of whether the provider is a private company, a third sector organisation or another publicly-funded body,” the LGO said.
http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=24666%3Aombudsman-fires-warning-to-councils-over-contracting-out-and-accountability&catid=52&Itemid=20

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