DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th August
‘Three Rs’ on the decline as a quarter of adults have a reading age so low they struggle to read a bus timetable
Joseph Rowntree Foundation report http://www.telegraph.co.uk/
Lancashire Telegraph : 29th August
Anger as Lancashire County Council announce 20 libraries face the axe over cash
Plans to shut more than 20 libraries in East Lancashire as part of a major cuts programme have been branded a ‘disgrace’.
Chorley Guardian : 29th August
Lancashire | No reprieve as public fears are confirmed
None of the borough’s 11-closure-threatened county council buildings are to be spared the axe.
Lancashire Evening Post : 29th August
Lancashire councils spend £1.5m on pay offs http://www.lep.co.uk/news/