Libraries News Round-up: 22 January 2016

Leon’s Library Blog: 22nd January
The DCMS or LGA says jump, the SCL asks ‘how high?’

http://leonslibraryblog.com/2016/01/22/how-high/

The Library Campaign: 22nd January
Submission from Royal National Institute of Blind People to Swindon Council
http://www.librarycampaign.com/submission-from-royal-national-institute-of-blind-people-to-swindon-council/

Torquay Herald Express: 22nd January
Totnes librarian appointed as trustee to group that will help run Devon’s libraries
http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/Totnes-librarian-appointed-trustee-group-help-run/story-28585018-detail/story.html

Oxford Times: 22nd January
Oxfordshire County Council falls out with David Cameron again in row over £69m cuts
http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/14222308.display/?action=success#comment_15258974

Brixton Buzz : 22nd January
Humiliating defeat for senior Cllr’s as Book-ish Gyms rejected by Constituency Labour Party 
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/01/humiliating-defeat-for-senior-cllrs-as-book-ish-gyms-rejected-by-constituency-labour-party/

Brixton Blog: 22nd January
Lambeth libraries – the alternative plan
http://www.brixtonblog.com/35323-2/35323

Brixton Blog: 22nd January
Lambeth Council warned of occupations & strikes if library plans go ahead
http://www.brixtonblog.com/council-warned-occupations-strikes-library-plans-go-ahead/35338

Coventry Telegraph: 22nd January
Deals to move libraries revealed as council cuts begin to take shape 
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/deals-move-libraries-revealed-council-10772901

Hereford Times: 21st January
Ambitious plans put forward to transform Hereford Library into modern community hub
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/14222340.Ambitious_plans_put_forward_to_transform_Hereford_Library_into_modern_community_hub/

Craven Herald: 21st January
Craven libraries explore community-run solution
http://www.cravenherald.co.uk/daleslife/14220355.Craven_libraries_explore_community_run_solution/

Gazette Series: 20th January
South Glos Chipping Sodbury Library earmarked for closure under council plans to save up to £1million
http://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/14216945.Chipping_Sodbury_Library_faces_closure_under_council_cuts/

Upper Norwood Library by Billie-Jane Armstrong

Upper Norwood Library by Billie-Jane Armstrong

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