Library News Round-up: 12 February 2015

Braintree & Witham Times : 12th February
Campaign to save our libraries is gathering pace
“My phone hasn’t stopped ringing!”
http://www.braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk/news/south_essex_news/11786856.Campaign_to_save_our_libraries_is_gathering_pace/  

Kent & Sussex Courier : 12th February
Bid to “save” public libraries in Kent
http://www.courier.co.uk/Bid-save-public-libraries-Kent/story-26017762-detail/story.html 

Lincolnshire Echo : 12th February
Letter – Lincs CC Leader| Moves to cut library funds are endorsed
…  unfortunately fell foul of a legal technicality.
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/LETTER-Moves-cut-library-funds-endorsed/story-26017030-detail/story.html

Lincolnshire Echo : 12th February
Letter – Coun John Marriott | Libraries are a soft target for (council) critics
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/LETTER-Libraries-soft-target-critics/story-26017045-detail/story.html

Skegness Standard : 12th February
Lincs Library campaigners pledge to fight on
http://www.skegnessstandard.co.uk/news/local/library-campaigners-pledge-to-fight-on-1-6575382 

Boston Standard : 12th February
Parish: ‘running library fiscally imprudent’
“we’re not putting the precept up by £12,000 a year” 
http://www.bostonstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/parish-running-library-fiscally-imprudent-1-6574653 

Horncastle News : 12th February
Lincolnshire | UKIP Councillor attacks library cuts
http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/community/community-news/councillor-attacks-library-cuts-1-6575426 

Harrogate Advertiser : 12th February
Starbeck Library campaigners’ 444-signature petition
http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/starbeck-library-campaigners-444-signature-petition-1-7103169 

Gazette Live : 12th February
North Yorks | Stokesley Library: Over 1,600 residents sign petition against volunteer proposals
http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/peitition-handed-council-against-proposals-8630299 

Wales Online : 11th February
Big names welcome Cardiff libraries reprieve after 7 branches given year-long stay of execution 
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/big-names-welcome-cardiff-libraries-8628208

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