Libraries News Round-up: 23 November 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 23rd November
Save the library, lose the pool: Newcastle finds self-help has its limits as cuts bite
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/nov/23/newcastle-cuts-save-library-lose-pool-john-harris

BBC News : 23rd November
London cuts: Which council services should be stopped?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34899040

MoneyMarketUK.com : 23rd November
Five years into austerity, Britain prepares for more cuts
Officials in Lewisham’s town hall, like those across the country, know they will have to shoulder much of finance minister George Osborne’s renewed push to fix Britain’s budget.
http://www.money-marketuk.com/Business-and-Finance/5462-five-years-into-austerity-britain-prepares-for-more-cuts.html

Accrington Observer : 23rd November
Lancashire | Sign our petition to save Hyndburn’s libraries 
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/local-news/sign-petition-save-hyndburns-libraries-10489775

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 23rd November
“Utter disregard for the people of Lincolnshire’s concerns…”
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/11/23/utter-disregard-for-the-people-of-lincolnshires-concerns/

Get Reading : 23rd November
Budget consultation ideas
http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/budget-consultation-ideas-reopening-3bs-10478749

Public Libraries News : 22nd November
Editorial | Scotland … Edinburgh … and Lambeth?
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/11/scotland-edinburgh-and-lambeth.html

Leon’s Library Blog : 22nd November
Bridging the Gap
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/11/22/bridging-the-gap/

The Scotsman : 22nd November
Dani Garavelli: Why libraries are worth saving
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/culture/books/dani-garavelli-why-libraries-are-worth-saving-1-3955018

Libraries Taskforce : 20th November
Guest Blog | The library is the community and the community is the library
https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2015/11/20/the-library-is-the-community-and-the-community-is-the-library/

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