Library News Round-up: 29 January 2015

Thurrock Gazette : 29th January
Evie, 6, tells Prime Minister: ‘Please help save our libraries’ 
http://www.thurrockgazette.co.uk/news/11755122.Evie__6__tells_Prime_Minister___Please_help_save_our_libraries_/

VIDEO : Watch Evie read out the letter to try to save her library
http://www.thurrockgazette.co.uk/news/11747090.VIDEO__Six_year_old_girl_asks_the_Prime_Minister_to_save_her_library/ 

Burton Mail : 29th January
Leicestershire | Measham library still at risk of closure
Measham library is still at risk of closure after it did not appear on a list of 29 libraries where communities had offered to run their local service.
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Measham-library-risk-closure/story-25940658-detail/story.html

Loughborough Echo: 29th January
Leicestershire | Groups express interest in running libraries
29 libraries listed.  Seven communities (also listed) have not yet expressed an interest.  
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/groups-express-interest-running-libraries-8528321 

Spalding Today : 29th January
Lincolnshire Fiasco has so far cost the public £250k
A second judicial review could be in the offing with the county council’s ruling executive expected to rubber stamp controversial changes to Lincolnshire’s library service.
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/fiasco-has-so-far-cost-the-public-250k-1-6549982

Horncastle News : 29th January
Lincolnshire County Council is a “disgrace” says Mair
http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/community/community-news/county-council-is-a-disgrace-says-mair-1-6549980 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th January
Letter – M Nauta | “Dear Mr. Vaizey, Please consider the following as a formal complaint…”
 http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/01/29/dear-mr-vaizey-please-consider-the-following-as-a-formal-complaint/ 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th January
Library Scrutiny Meeting – Record of Votes & Opinions 
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/01/29/library-scrutiny-meeting-record-of-votes-opinions/ 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th January
Phil Dilks: “Truth finally exposed on The Great Tory Library Betrayal”
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/01/29/phil-dilks-truth-finally-exposed-on-the-great-tory-library-betrayal/ 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th January
Letter – M Nauta | to the Prime Minister, David Cameron MP
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/01/29/correspondence-from-campaigner-maurice-nauta-to-david-cameron-pm/ 

Craven Herald : 29th January
N. Yorks | South Craven councillors rally around Cross Hills Library
http://www.cravenherald.co.uk/news/11757556.South_Craven_councillors_rally_around_Cross_Hills_Library/  

Evening Times : 29th January
Renfrewshire libraries, museums and town halls move to new trust
http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/renfrewshire-libraries-museums-and-town-halls-move-to-new-trust-195744n.117162646

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