Library News Round-up: 29 October 2014

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th October
Support for campaign tackling ‘time bomb’ of low literacy
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/11194637/Support-for-campaign-tackling-time-bomb-of-low-literacy.html

Local Government Lawyer : 29th October
Haringey Council Tax Benefit consultation unlawful, Supreme Court rules 
http://localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20599:haringey-council-tax-benefit-consultation-unlawful-supreme-court-rules-&catid=59&Itemid=27
 
Telegraph & Argus : 29th October
Campaigners welcome promise of full consultation on plans to close libraries in Kirklees
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/11565118.Campaigners_welcome_promise_of_full_consultation_on_plans_to_close_libraries_in_Kirklees/

Scoop : 29th October
RESEARCH | NZ | Library storytellers shown to contribute to early literacy
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1410/S00150/library-storytellers-shown-to-contribute-to-early-literacy.htm 

Bristol Post : 29th October
We Say: We cannot hang on to Bristol libraries simply out of sentimentality
see comments
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Say-hang-Bristol-libraries-simply-sentimentality/story-23719801-detail/story.html

Better Barnet : 29th October
Tory plan will slash libraries’ floor space by 93%
http://betterbarnet.nationbuilder.com/tory_plan_will_slash_libraries_floor_space_by_93pc?recruiter_id=359

Barnet & Whetstone Press : 29th October
Councillors and residents fiercely debate libraries’ future
http://www.barnet-today.co.uk/news.cfm?id=12959&headline=Councillors%20and%20residents%20fiercely%20debate%20libraries%27%20future

Walsall Advertiser : 29th October
Walsall Council bosses set to approve plans for a new (community-managed) library in Bentley 
http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/Walsall-Council-bosses-set-approve-plans-new/story-23720791-detail/story.html

Camarthenshire Planning Blogspot : 28th October
Carmarthenshire council; A leisure trust on its way?
http://carmarthenplanning.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/carmarthenshire-council-leisure-trust.html 

Bexley | Save Blackfen Library : 27th October
http://blackfenpastandpresent.com/2014/10/27/save-blackfen-library/

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