Banffshire Journal : 1st October
Library campaigners line up court battle against council
“We have consulted with a local solicitor and established that any challenge to the Moray Council decision would need to be made via a judicial review at the Court of Session. Details of our complaint has now been passed to advocates who will be in a position to advise us on if, in their opinion, a judicial review stands any chance of succeeding. We will also be informed of the likely costs involved in raising an action in the Court of Session.”
BBC Radio Lincolnshire : 30th September
Alan Gibbons debates library closures with council leader Martin Hill
Listen at 2 hrs 21 mins “in”
Rutland Times : 1st October
County council libraries consultation ends
grim detail well reported
Louth Leader : 1st October
ELDC does not support library proposals
East Lindsey District Council has revealed will not support Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial proposals for the future of local libraries.
Globe & Mail : 1st October
University of London director resigns over plan to sell rare Shakespeare works
The director of a library at the University of London has resigned after he spearheaded a controversial plan to sell off part of the university’s rare collection of works by Shakespeare.