Library News Round-up: 30 January 2015

Get Bucks : 30th January
Buckinghamshire libraries aim to be ‘heart of communities’
If he was correctly quoted, this “Library Services Manager” makes some astonishing statements 
http://www.getbucks.co.uk/news/local-news/buckinghamshire-libraries-aim-heart-communities-8548335

Wirral Globe : 30th January
Council leader blasts ministers in row over Wirral library cuts
http://m.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/11761614.Council_leader_blasts_ministers_in_row_over_Wirral_library_cuts/

Brixton Buzz : 30th January
Lambeth Council proposes to sell Minet and Waterloo Libraries, and end funding for 3 others
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/01/lambeth-council-proposes-to-sell-minet-and-waterloo-libraries-and-end-funding-for-three-others/

Wales Online : 30th January
Hopes of reprieve for Cardiff libraries threatened by cuts are dashed by just TWO VOTES …
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/hopes-reprieve-cardiff-libraries-threatened-8545924 

Express & Star : 30th January
Wolverhampton | Jobs to go and opening hours slashed in £100k cut to community centre budget
To open for 58 hours a week, down from 75.  It houses the area’s first ever library.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/01/30/jobs-to-go-and-opening-hours-slashed-in-100k-cut-to-community-centre-budget/

Peterborough Today : 30th January
Peterborough arts chiefs put service fears to city council bosses
Emergency meeting between Vivacity and City Council officials
http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/latest-leisure-lifestyle/peterborough-arts-chiefs-put-service-fears-to-city-council-bosses-1-6550853 

Bromley Times : 30th January
Last chance to have say on libraries
inc. “community management” of 6 
http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/last_chance_to_have_say_on_libraries_1_3936998 

North Devon Journal : 30th January
Ambition to move Bideford Library into the Burton Art Gallery could be given the green light soon 
http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/Ambition-Bideford-Library-Burton-Art-Gallery/story-25948564-detail/story.html

Coventry Telegraph : 30th January
Letter | I have so much to thank the library for and the thought of losing it, staff losing their
jobs, Bell Green becoming more and more deserted, is totally untenable’

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/i-much-thank-library-thought-8550937

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