Library News Round-up: 19 January 2015

Penarth Times : 19th January
Lawyer warns council of challenges ahead
Public Law conference, to be attended by library campaign groups, at  the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff on January 23
http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11734923.Lawyer_warns_council_of_challenges_ahead/

Stoke Sentinel : 19th January
Staffordshire County Council backtracks over local libraries plan
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-backtracks-local/story-25877927-detail/story.html 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 19th January
Volunteer Crisis
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/volunteer-crisis/ 

Manchester Evening News : 19th January
Trafford council propose to shut three libraries in bid to save £700k 
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/trafford-council-propose-shut-three-8470891

Information Daily : 19th January
Professor David Bailey takes Birmingham Council to task over city development priorities
http://www.theinformationdaily.com/2015/01/19/bailey-takes-birmingham-council-to-task-over-city-development-priorities

Library Journal : 19th January
Hard Times Ahead for the Library of Birmingham
http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/01/budgets-funding/hard-times-ahead-for-the-library-of-birmingham/

Birmingham Post : 19th January
Watt and Boulton would ‘turn in their graves’ at Library of Birmingham cuts
http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/watt-boulton-would-turn-graves-8462139

Birmingham Post : 19th January
Government and bankers to blame for Birmingham Library cuts, says MP
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/government-bankers-blame-birmingham-library-8462883

Barnet Eye : 19th January
Barnet Libraries Consultation: A Sham A Joint Letter from the Barnet Bloggers to the Leader of Barnet Council 
http://barneteye.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/barnet-libraries-consultation-sham.html

Hull Daily Mail : 19th January
Library opening hours in Hull set to be cut in budget squeeze
full details
http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Library-opening-hours-Hull-set-cut-budget-squeeze/story-25885347-detail/story.html 

Huddersfield Examiner : 19th January
Kirklees | Fifty volunteer to help save Holmfirth Library
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/fifty-volunteer-help-save-holmfirth-8471787

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