Public Libraries News : 14th July
Cuts in Camden, more details on losses in Bucks, Dorset and Worcs
Please also note under ‘national news’ on the same PLN page, a furious email about the BBC’s coverage of (Armthorpe Library) Doncaster. It looks as though the BBC commentary on ‘Breakfast News’ was inaccurate – leading to some similarly misleading claims in the BBC article that was subsequently circulated.
Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 15th July
County council refuses to reconsider plans to get rid of staff from libraries
Derby Telegraph : 15th July
Crunch talks with Government over Derby City Council debt
Derby Arena, CCTV, school crossings,Derby Museum and Art Gallery and local libraries could all be affected by the cuts which Derby City Council says it is being forced to make.
Express & Star : 15th July
New round of cuts for Wolverhampton: Libraries & children’s services in the firing line
Councillors have warned that even Central Library, which has so far been spared the same fate as smaller branches, may also have its opening hours reduced along with others facing the axe again.
Dorset County Council : 15th July
Dorset joins LibrariesWest Consortium
Wales Online : 15th July
Cardiff | Letter – Do right thing and reopen city library