Libraries News Round-up: 30 July 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 30th July
Kirklees set to close 24 of its 26 libraries
PLN data cited.  Ann Cleeves, Alan Gibbons and Ian Anstice are quoted.
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/30/kirklees-close-24-26-libraries-cuts


BBC News : 30th July
Cornwall mobile library service cut to one van
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-28567947

Swindon Advertiser : 30th July
Council to ask non-users about views on Swindon’s libraries
If a town-wide consultation doesn’t get answers the council wants, do another?
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11373761.Council_to_ask_non_users_about_views_on_Swindon_s_libraries/

Bournemouth Echo : 30th July
Poole Axe mobile library and you’ll take away our community centre
http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/poole/11373855.Axe_mobile_library_and_you___ll_take_away_our_community_centre/

Droitwich Advertiser : 30th July
Worcestershire | Have your say on the future of mobile libraries
Currently there are four mobile libraries operating in the county, and the council is proposing replacing them with one new vehicle …
http://www.droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/11376178.Have_your_say_on_the_future_of_mobile_libraries/?ref=var_0

Huddersfield Examiner : 30th July
20 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/20-people-sign-up-help-7526667

Uttoxeter Advertiser : 30th July
Staffordshire | Uttoxeter library hours could be cut 
http://www.uttoxeter-news.co.uk/Library-hours-cut/story-22012710-detail/story.html

Stoke Sentinel : 30th July
Blythe Bridge Library hosts consultation event
Staffordshire County Council is planning to offload 24 libraries, including Blythe Bridge, to community groups as part of a major overhaul set to save the authority £1.3 million.
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Blythe-Bridge-Library-hosts-consultation-event/story-22015002-detail/story.html

Kent Online : 30th July 
People to be given a say on makeover for Dartford library
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/dartford/news/dartford-library-revamp-ditched-for-21045/ 

Bourne Local : 29th July
Letter: Delight at libraries legal victory
http://www.bournelocal.co.uk/news/letters/letter-delight-at-libraries-legal-victory-1-6205438

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