Libraries News Round-up: 26 August 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 26th August
Jeremy Corbyn promises to reverse arts spending cuts
https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/aug/25/jeremy-corbyn-arts-pupil-premium-primary-schools-reverse-spending-cuts

 

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th August
Corbyn pledges to reverse cuts to arts spending and develop a national policy for libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/corbyn-promise-reverse-cuts-arts-spending-383051

 

Blackpool Gazette : 26th August
Lancashire Council chiefs at war in ‘cheek of the devil’ row
Lancashire Tories have been accused of “having the cheek of the devil” after they launched an online Save Our Services petition just days before the Labour-run County Council is to reveal the names of some 100 buildings set for closure.
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/council-chiefs-at-war-in-cheek-of-the-devil-row-1-8087608

 

Morpeth Herald : 26th August
Northumberland | Letter: ‘Change is the best option’
from the Cabinet Member for Arts, Leisure and Culture
http://www.morpethherald.co.uk/news/letters/library-change-is-the-best-option-1-8087338

 

About My Area : 26th August
Mid Suffolk District Council buys middle school site for redevelopment
The purchase of this site also includes community buildings which are home to a library run by Suffolk Libraries and ………
Mid Suffolk will now work closely with these groups on continuing to provide much valued local facilities.
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Suffolk/Sudbury/CO10/News/Local-News/301928-COUNCIL-BUYS-MIDDLE-SCHOOL-SITE-FOR-REDEVELOPMENT

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