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/
This Is Kent : 16th September Kent libraries to appear on South Korean TV show
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.
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.
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.”
Brent & Kilburn Times : 14th September Brent councillor to raise funds for community library by doing a charity run