Libraries News Round-up: 27 February

Basildon Echo : 27 February
£1.5million regeneration will see library and community centre move
http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/15119451.__1_5million_regeneration_will_see_library_and_community_centre_move/

Evening Times : 27 February
Glasgow librarians share gong for helping city fall in love with reading 
http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/15119336.Glasgow_librarians_share_gong_for_helping_city_love_reading/

The Courier : 27 February
Fife | Candlelit vigil to mark closure of Pittenweem library
Library to close and be replaced by volunteer-run facility in Old Town Hall
https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/377140/candlelit-vigil-to-mark-closure-of-pittenweem-library/

Chew Valley Gazette : 27 February
B&NES Council approves budget in wake of opposition
Council decision to relocate Bath central library from its current home to Council Buildings has proven to be contentious. Protesters fear that the move will see a reduction in the number of books stored at the library. However, those in North East Somerset, including Chew Valley residents, where library access is limited to mobile services or the converted telephone book exchanges, the news that the council would be putting £160,000 towards community library developments was welcomed.
http://www.chewvalleygazette.co.uk/article.cfm?id=101585

Cambs Times : 27 February
Devon | Crowds take a peek at Ottery’s new library
Library moved from the Flexton to the former NatWest building
http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/crowds_take_a_peek_at_ottery_s_new_library_1_4907962

Cambridge News : 27 February
Cambridge 1930s library set to be bulldozed
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/cambridge-1930s-library-set-bulldozed-12663807

Grimsby Telegraph : 27 February
Lincolnshire | Vital town arts centre secures charity status after funding axe
Caistor facility including library gains charitable status giving potential access to additional funding
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/charitable-status-for-vital-town-arts-centre/story-30164330-detail/story.html

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