Libraries news round-up: 6 June 2018

Brighton & Hove News: 6 June
Hove Library layout changes on the cards as Conservatives claim victory with key concessions

The Argus: 6 June
Decision Day for Hove Library nursery plan

The Argus: 6 June
Brighton & Hove | Nursery will be created at historic library

Northern Echo: 6 June
Letter | Gloves about to come off in fight to keep Darlington library in its rightful home

Scotland Herald: 6 June
Scottish Borders Council slammed for using pupils as library staff says it will teach them leadership

Border Telegraph: 6 June
Pressure grows on education officials over school library plans

My Welshpool: 6 June
Powys | Could this save our libraries?

Keighley News: 6 June
Bradford | Concerns for Keighley Library raised at public meeting in the town

Bude & Stratton Post: 6 June
Cornwall | Devolution of library service ‘must be in best interest of the town’

LocalGov: 6 June
Parish councils and the devolution of services
Some parish authorities doubling or trebling precepts to fund services once provided by higher tier councils

Midsomer Norton Journal: 6 June
Bath & NE Somerset | New library space
‘Midsomer Norton Library’s new space in the Hollies’ One Stop Shop has been officially opened this week.’

The Star: 6 June
Barnsley libraries face cuts as council grapples with austerity

Worcester News: 5 June
Council could axe schools’ library service as interest dwindles

Worcester News: 6 June
Headteachers ‘disappointment’ at Worcestershire County Council’s proposal to axe schools’ library service

South Gloucestershire Labour councillors blog: 6 June
Library scheme “in danger of hitting the rocks”
“The council’s official performance report tells us that, as of April, 3,655 library users had signed up for ‘Open Access’, which equates to around 13% of all eligible library users.”

The Bookseller: 6 June
‘Ethical guidelines’ created following Home Office deal with libraries

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