Libraries News Round-up: 11 January

Blackpool Gazette : 11th January
Hurry up call in battle to save libraries 
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/hurry-up-call-in-battle-to-save-libraries-1-8327831

Lancashire | Ged Mirfin on ‘Linked In’
Press Release: Ministerial Visit sets precedent
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/press-release-ministerial-visit-sets-precedent-ged-mirfin

2BR Radio : 11th January 
Lancashire | It might not be the end for Whalley Library 
The team trying to reopen Whalley Library are hoping a Government Minister will help them.
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2195716/it-might-not-be-the-end-for-whalley-library/

Pendle Today : 11th January
County council and Westminster have “wrecked” our library service
http://www.pendletoday.co.uk/whats-on/arts/county-council-and-westminster-have-wrecked-our-library-service-1-8326384

Birmingham Mail : 11th January 
6,500 sign petitions against closure of Sutton Coldfield’s library 
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/6500-sign-petitions-against-closure-12437913

Coventry Telegraph : 11th January
Letter | Earlsdon Library closure if voluntary groups do not come forward — T Rahilly 
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/i-hate-those-who-destroy-12436869

Swindon Advertiser : 10th January
£81k cash bid to boost library reach 
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15013346.__81k_cash_bid_to_boost_library_reach/

UNISON : 9th January
Reading between the lines: what’s going on with our libraries? 
https://www.unison.org.uk/news/article/2017/01/reading-between-the-lines-whats-going-on-with-our-libraries/

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