Libraries News Round-up: 15 July 2016

BBC News : 15th July
Swindon library closures: Campaigners urge rethink
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-36802142

 

Swindon Advertiser : 15th July
Cabinet offers cautious backing to libraries strategy
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14620449.Cabinet_offers_cautious_backing_to_libraries_strategy/

ITV News : 14th July
Last ditch attempt to save Swindon’s libraries 

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2016-07-14/last-ditch-attempt-to-save-swindons-libraries/

Uckfield News : 15th July
East Sussex | County to make decisions on library opening hours next week
http://uckfieldnews.com/county-to-make-decision-on-library-opening-hours-next-week/

Weston Mercury : 15th July
North Somerset | Parish council set to take over under-threat village library?
http://www.thewestonmercury.co.uk/news/education/parish_council_set_to_take_over_under_threat_village_library_1_4617608

Get Reading : 15th July
Bracknell austerity protesters fail to stop £6m cuts
http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/bracknell-austerity-protesters-fail-stop-11615726

The Visitor : 15th July
Lancashire | Calls for legal fight against Morecambe Library and kids centre cuts
http://www.thevisitor.co.uk/news/local/calls-for-legal-fight-against-morecambe-library-and-kids-centre-cuts-1-8016334

 

Lancashire Evening Post : 15th July
Fight launched to save vital services
Borough councillors in Ribble Valley have formed a working group to fight the proposed closure of several libraries and children’s centres.
http://www.lep.co.uk/your-lancashire/ribble-valley/longridge/fight-launched-to-save-vital-services-1-8016381

Blackpool Gazette : 14th July
Lancashire | Rallying call to save our libraries
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/our-region/fylde/lytham/rallying-call-to-save-our-libraries-1-8012546

Hinckley Times : 14th July
Barwell is the sole library to close in cost-cutting plans 

More than two thirds of Leicestershire’s libraries will be run by local groups by the end of the month
http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/barwell-sole-library-close-cost-11607118

Guardian Series : 14th July
Waltham Forest | Campaigners angered by proposals to relocate libraries 
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/14619251.Campaigners_angered_by_proposals_to_relocate_libraries/

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