Libraries News Round-up: 3 November 2015

Gazette Live : 3rd November

Libraries to become thing of the past under plans to revamp facilities

Middlesbrough Council has agreed plans to end all standalone libraries by 2016 :: Central Library will remain as it is

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/libraries-become-thing-past-under-10381036

Cambrian News : 3rd November

Library teams up with blind peoples’ charity for initiative to get people online

cambrian-news.co.uk/news/i/52475/

 

Brixton Buzz : 3rd November

Calls for Lambeth Council Labour Cabinet to resign following decision to convert libraries into gyms

http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/11/calls-for-lambeth-council-labour-cabinet-to-resign-following-decision-to-convert-libraries-into-gyms/

 

South London Today : 3rd November

Greenwich | 100,000 could visit new library by Abbey Wood Crossrail stop

http://www.southlondon-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=114284&headline=100,000%20could%20visit%20new%20library%20by%20Abbey%20Wood%20Crossrail%20stop&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2015

 

Get Reading : 3rd November

Calcot children’s centre and Burghfield Common Library threatened

http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/calcot-childrens-centre-burghfield-common-10378180

 

BBC News : 2nd November

Hampshire library service closure proposals part of public consultation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-34698453

 

Bitterne Park Info : 2nd November

Library campaigners ask minister for local inquiry

http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2921:library-campaigners-ask-minister-for-local-inquiry&catid=1:local-news&Itemid=59

Photo by Mike Coles

Photo by Mike Coles

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