Library News Round-up: 28 January 2015

ITV News : 28th January
‘Escalating’ care costs will mean cuts to libraries, museums and road management services, warn councils
http://www.itv.com/news/2015-01-28/escalating-care-costs-will-mean-cuts-to-libraries-museums-and-road-management-services-warn-councils/

Gazette & Herald : 28th January
North Yorkshire | Appeal for volunteers in bid to save Ryedale’s libraries
details
http://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/11754550.Appeal_for_volunteers_in_bid_to_save_Ryedale_s_libraries/ 

Thurrock Gazette : 27th January
Leading Article Taxpayers have every right to question why an eye-watering £40 million was
spent on agency staff – and why their libraries are under threat

http://www.thurrockgazette.co.uk/bloggers/blogs/11753006.Taxpayers_have_every_right_to_question_why_an_eye_watering___40_million_was_spent_on_agency_staff___and_why_their_libraries_are_under_threat/

The Lincolnite : 27th January
Protests as county council moves ahead with library cuts proposal
The Council’s Executive will be asked to approve plans to reduce the number of libraries in the county to 15, alongside up to 40 community-run hubs on February 3.  
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/01/protests-county-council-moves-ahead-library-cuts-proposal/

Express & Star : 28th January
Walsall Council chief: We’ve listened to the public
The council is still ploughing ahead with plans to close eight libraries – despite thousands of users signing petitions against the move.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2015/01/28/walsall-council-chief-weve-listened-to-the-public/

Wales Online : 27th January
Campaigners hope Cardiff’s under-threat libraries could still be saved with a reprieve until 2016
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/campaigners-hope-cardiffs-under-threat-libraries-8529383 

Daily Post : 28th January
Singer Bryn Fon joins campaign to save Gwynedd libraries from closure
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/singer-bryn-fon-joins-campaign-8536115 

Sussex Express : 28th January
Date set for new library opening in Newhaven
the library it replaces will close on 21st Feb 
http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/county-news/date-set-for-new-library-opening-in-newhaven-1-6539137

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