Libraries News Round-up: 18 January 2016

Telegraph & Argus : 18th January
Bradford Councillors protest over length and location of libraries closures consultation meeting
“It’s barmy not to engage with people – the Council must consult properly”
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14211085.Councillors_protest_over_length_and_location_of_libraries_closures_consultation_meeting/

Kent Online : 18th January
Kent County Council proposes changes to mobile library service
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/maidstone/news/libary-services-could-be-shelved-59385/

BBC News : 18th January
Oxfordshire council cuts ‘worse than worst-case scenario’
mobile libraries, plus “new cuts to library service”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-35343199

Express & Star : 18th January
Sandwell Opening times cut back at archives in cash-strapped council’s bid to save £40m
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2016/01/18/opening-times-cut-back-at-archives-in-cash-strapped-councils-bid-to-save-40m/

Wales Online : 18th January
New proposed £1.1m RCT cuts (inc Library staff) should be re-thought, says Plaid leader
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/new-11m-rct-cuts-libraries-10751362

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th January
Bazalgette steps down as ACE chair
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/dcms-appoint-new-ace-chair-320345

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