Library News Round-up: 25 February 2015

Coventry Observer : 25th February 
Coventry council budget finds cash for communities to run services
Coventry council has found £500,000 to help community volunteers and organisations who want to step in to run public services including libraries and youth clubs.
http://www.coventryobserver.co.uk/2015/02/25/news-Coventry-council-budget-finds-cash-for-communities-to-run-services-127775.html 

The Argus : 25th February
Brighton & Hove | Baby groups in libraries in pipeline to be saved from cuts as more proposals retracted
http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/11818197.Baby_groups_in_libraries_in_pipeline_to_be_saved_from_cuts_as_more_proposals_retracted/

Hartlepool Mail : 25th February
Hartlepool library services under threat amid fresh cuts
http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/hartlepool-library-services-under-threat-amid-fresh-cuts-1-7125293 

Brixton Buzz : 25th February
Lambeth Council Cultural Consultation: Libraries hardest hit as residents asked to patch up service
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/02/lambeth-council-cultural-consultation-libraries-hardest-hit-as-residents-asked-to-patch-up-service/

This Is Local London : 25th February
Library campaigners write open letter to Barnet’s Con councillors urging them to support Lab motion and halt cuts
http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11818082.Library_campaigners_urge_councillors_to_reconsider/

Ham & High : 25th February
Tory MP Mike Freer joins Labour in slamming Barnet library cuts plan
http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/tory_mp_mike_freer_joins_labour_in_slamming_barnet_library_cuts_plan_1_3970051 

Herts & Essex Observer : 25th February
Strategy to boost Herts libraries over next 10 years agreed by county council
 http://www.hertsandessexobserver.co.uk/Strategy-boost-Herts-libraries-10-years-agreed/story-26083796-detail/story.html

Booktrade Info : 25th February
Cuts Of £2.5 Million To Hertfordshire Library Budget
http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/58298

Littlehampton Gazette : 25th February
Literary anarchists strike in Littlehampton
“We want to encourage people to use the greatest public buildings in their community, libraries, which are under threat everywhere.”
http://www.littlehamptongazette.co.uk/news/local/literary-anarchists-strike-in-littlehampton-1-6599620

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