Libraries News Round-up: 2nd July 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd July Councils call for the abolition of six core Whitehall departments Sir Merrick Cockell has warned that 56 councils risk collapse unless changes are made to their funding and management
http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jul/02/councils-call-for-abolition-whitehall-departments

Market Rasen Mail : 2nd July Reaction to library consultation “You may be lucky enough to end up with only a half-hour bus ride to  the nearest council-run library – the county council thinks this should  be good enough for you.  But for many people, the rising cost of travel  means that a visit to the library will become an occasional luxury.”
http://www.marketrasenmail.co.uk/news/local/reaction-to-library-consultation-1-5243076

Bourne Local : 2nd July Breaking news: Lincolnshire County Council approves consulting on plans to close libraries
http://www.bournelocal.co.uk/news/local/breaking-news-lincolnshire-county-council-approves-consulting-on-plans-to-close-libraries-1-5242282

This Is Lincolnshire : 2nd July County council’s call to volunteers to help run Lincolnshire’s library service
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/County-council-s-volunteers-help-run-Lincolnshire/story-19453973-detail/story.html

Lincolnshire CC : 2nd July Libraries Consultation
http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/residents/discover-libraries/libraries-consultation/

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