Libraries News Round-up: 8th August 2013

This Is Derbyshire : 8th August
More  job losses are now feared at Derby City Council
Job losses are “inevitable” and libraries and children’s centres could be run by volunteers because of £39 million of new budget cuts at Derby  City Council, unions have warned.  Council leader Paul Bayliss has conceded he could not rule out more job losses.
http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/job-losses-feared-Derby-City-Council/story-19629904-detail/story.html

BBC Radio Lincolnshire : 8th August
iPlayer | Martin Hill defends signing library petition
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dvpks

Spalding Today : 8th August
(Update) Council chief signs libraries petition
“He’s clearly trying to face both ways on the issue but the Deepings  people aren’t fooled by this and they know where Martin Hill stands.”
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/council-chief-signs-libraries-petition-1-5363242

This Is Lincolnshire : 8th August
Local authority slams Lincolnshire County Council library proposals
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Local-authority-slams-Lincolnshire-County-Council/story-19633115-detail/story.html#axzz2bNqLtKVt

Harrow Observer : 8th August
Ten library jobs ‘at risk’ amid technological revamp in Harrow
http://www.harrowobserver.co.uk/west-london-news/local-harrow-news/2013/08/08/ten-library-jobs-at-risk-amid-technological-revamp-in-harrow-116451-33704547/

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