Libraries News Round-up: 10th March 2014

BBC News : 10th March
Wales Your council, your money
Libraries among the services “bearing the brunt”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-26469795

BBC News : 10th March
The closure of Rhydfelin library in Rhondda Cynon Taf is causing anger in the village
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-26507899

Co-operative News : 10th March
Birmingham library staff propose co-operative solution to cuts
http://www.thenews.coop/49926/news/co-operatives/birmingham-library-staff-propose-co-operative-solution-cuts/#.Ux3wY86GhNE

The Cornishman : 10th March
Friends of St Just Library hand petition to Cornwall Council’s Adam Paynter
The cuts, which would come into force at the beginning of June, would mean that the library would only be open for one full day and two half days each week.
http://www.cornishman.co.uk/Friends-St-Just-Library-hand-petition-Cornwall/story-20788070-detail/story.html

Wembley Matters : 10th March
All Souls College ordered to disclose Kensal Rise Library ‘binding agreement’
http://wembleymatters.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/all-souls-college-ordered-to-disclose.html @

The Star : 9th March
Letter | Committee doesn’t have qualified librarian
Judging by the council staff who attended the recent scrutiny committee on the library cuts, advice is now provided by a policy and research manager, a solicitor, a regeneration worker and a housing manager. Not a qualified librarian anywhere. Says it all.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letter-committee-doesn-t-have-qualified-librarian-1-6486815

East London Advertiser : 10th March
Tower Hamlets Mayor rejects Labour plans at budget meeting, but free school meals in the works
The final budget for 2014/15 includes a freeze on Council Tax, no cuts to frontline services like libraries and children’s centres, and a new Town Hall in Whitechapel
http://www.eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk/news/mayor_rejects_labour_plans_at_budget_meeting_but_free_school_meals_in_the_works_1_3415802

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