Libraries News Round-up: 6 July 2016

Swindon Advertiser : 6th July
Council to cut 11 out of 15 libraries within next 12 months
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14599527.Council_to_close_11_out_of_15_libraries_within_next_12_months/

BBC News : 6th July
Protests over closure plans for Coventry libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-36721629

Coventry Telegraph : 5th July
Several libraries could close if community groups cannot be found to run them
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/several-libraries-could-close-community-11571229

Chronicle Live : 6th July
Six Gateshead Libraries face uncertain future as council considers fresh cuts
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/six-gateshead-libraries-face-uncertain-11574799

York Press : 6th July
Library to shut due to fears over building’s safety http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/14602304.Library_to_shut_due_to_fears_over_building_s_safety/

Accrington Observer : 6th July
Lancashire | Julie Hesmondhalgh letter pays tribute to our under-threat libraries
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/julie-hesmondhalgh-letter-pays-tribute-11576981
Alan Gibbons addresses a meeting held by Save Swindon Libraries - Photo by Elizabeth Ash

Alan Gibbons speaking at a meeting held by Save Swindon Libraries – L-R Paul Cornell, Jake Arnott, Sarah Church – of Save Swindon Libraries, Alan Gibbons, Shirley Burnham – of Save Swindon Libraries Photo by Elizabeth Ash

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