Libraries News Round-up: 26 February 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 26th February
Bradford council washes its hands of 14 libraries after ‘devastating’ budget cuts
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/feb/26/bradford-council-washes-its-hands-of-14-libraries-after-devastating-budget-cuts

Oxford Mail : 26th February
Spelling out our libraries’ future after council cuts
“Are Oxfordshire’s 43 libraries all safe?”  –  the county council cabinet member for libraries responds
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/14303348.Heine_on_Friday__Spelling_out_our_libraries____future_after_council_cuts/

Newbury Today : 26th February
West Berkshire residents unite to protest against library closure proposals
Residents from across West Berkshire demonstrate over plans to close all but one of district’s libraries
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/17445/Protestors-march-against-library-closure-proposals.html

BBC News : 26th February
Aberdeen | Aberdeen City Council backs budget with more than £25m savings
cuts to libraries ‘ruled out’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-35658982

The Library Campaign : 25th February
Briefing Paper for Libraries Taskforce visit to Swindon 
http://www.librarycampaign.com/briefing-paper-for-libraries-taskforce-visit-to-swindon/

Nottingham Post : 24th February
Library closures branded ‘ludicrous’ by local residents
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Library-closures-branded-ludicrous-local/story-28801923-detail/story.html

The Courier : 24th February
Fife Fight to save libraries ‘has only just begun’
legal action contemplated
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/fife/fight-to-save-libraries-has-only-just-begun-1.925738

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