Libraries News Round-up: 27 January 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 27th January
The loss of libraries is another surefire way to entrench inequality
http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2016/jan/27/loss-libraries-entrench-inequality-poor-family

Knowledge Exchange : 27th January
Rural transport: connecting communities
communites being “cut off”
http://theknowledgeexchangeblog.com/2016/01/27/rural-transport-connecting-communities/

Huddersfield Examiner : 27th January
Kirklees Council says protests at library and grass cutting cost taxpayers a fortune
Kirklees Tory chief, Clr Robert Light, hit back and said the “incompetent Cabinet” was liable for the wasted cash.
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/kirklees-council-says-protests-library-10792659

Brixton Buzz : 27th January
Kate Hoey MP asks for Book-ish Gyms re-think as Lambeth Council formally recognises two threatened libraries as Assets of Community Value
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/01/kate-hoey-mp-asks-for-book-ish-gyms-re-think-as-lambeth-council-formally-recognises-two-threatened-libraries-as-assets-of-community-value/

The Courier :  26th January
School library cuts will deepen rich-poor divide, claims EIS 
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/politics/school-library-cuts-will-deepen-rich-poor-divide-claims-eis-1.921491

Phil Bradley’s Weblog : 26th January
My Library By Right revisted; SCL ducks out
http://philbradley.typepad.com/phil_bradleys_weblog/2016/01/my-library-by-right-revisted-scl-ducks-out.html

Chorley Gardian : 26th January
Lancashire | Library campaigners hold peaceful protest
“Despite our financial situation, we are committed to continuing to provide 34 fully staffed libraries”
http://www.chorley-guardian.co.uk/news/local/library-campaigners-hold-peaceful-protest-1-7696418#ixzz3yLOViZ7A

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