Libraries News Round-up: 6 April 2016

Newbury Today : 6th April
West Berkshire | Were council’s library closure proposals legal?
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/17786/Were-council-s-library-closure-proposals.html

BBC News : 6th April
Education Too many school libraries ‘face cuts or closure’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35940002

DAILY MIRROR : 6th April
Teachers call for Ofsted to check school libraries to  stop them closing
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/teachers-call-ofsted-check-school-7702294

Schoolsweek.co.uk : 6th April
School librarians report ‘books in skips’ as union urges Ofsted to inspect resources
http://schoolsweek.co.uk/school-librarians-report-books-in-skips-as-union-urges-ofsted-to-inspect-resources/

Bristol Post : 6th April
Library assistants in Bristol to go on strike over dispute with council
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Library-assistants-Bristol-strike-dispute-council/story-29064498-detail/story.html

Chester Chronicle : 6th April
More Cheshire West libraries to introduce self-service 
http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/news/chester-cheshire-news/more-cheshire-west-libraries-introduce-11141984

Brixton Buzz : 6th April
Library campaigners challenge GLL
http://www.brixtonblog.com/library-campaigners-challenge-gll/36789

Brixton Buzz : 5th April
Opinion:  Lambeth council – THIS is why libraries are important 
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/04/opinion-lambeth-council-this-is-why-libraries-are-important/

This Is Local London : 6th April
Bostall Library re-opens under community volunteers after Bexley Council cuts
http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/14408060.PICTURED__Bostall_Library_re_opens_under_community_volunteers_after_Bexley_Council_cuts/

Photo by Vivienne Lewis

Photo by Vivienne Lewis

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