Libraries News Round-up: 16th September 2013

Daily Post : 16th September Flintshire Council to review leisure services across the county LIBRARIES, leisure and community centres could be shut under a major county-wide  review to save cash.  A report, to be considered by Flintshire  councillors at a crunch  cabinet meeting on Tuesday, has warned that: “The current level of  assets cannot be sustained.”  Radical  proposals being put forward by  Flintshire council include  handing control of council-run assets to community run groups and  housing different services, such as libraries and leisure centres under  one roof. http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/flintshire-council-review-leisure-services-6027201

This Is Kent : 16th September Kent libraries to appear on South Korean TV show
http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Kent-libraries-appear-South-Korean-TV/story-19802855-detail/story.html

Manchester Evening News : 16th September People power writes a new chapter for Denton library Denton West End library, in Tameside, has reopened under community control after town hall funding was pulled.
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/people-power-writes-new-chapter-6029697

This Is Derbyshire : 16th September Health project cash will boost opening hours of city  libraries It has been made possible by the fact that a new health project, funded  by £1.5 million of Government cash, will be run from the sites.
http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Health-project-cash-boost-opening-hours-city/story-19801926-detail/story.html

Spalding Today : 16th September Town library will stay open “It’s a vital centre for Holbeach and if it’s lost, we’ll be the only university town in the whole country with no library.” But after the meeting, Coun Worth said:  “There’s been a very strong  expression of interest to run the library and I have no doubt it will  stay open for many years to come.”
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/town-library-will-stay-open-1-5490073

Brent & Kilburn Times : 14th September Brent councillor to raise funds for community library by doing a charity run
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/brent_councillor_to_raise_funds_for_community_library_by_doing_a_charity_run_1_2456904

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