UK library news

Libraries in the news | 13 July 2017

Lincolnshire, Lancashire, co-location of services and community groups working to open community-managed libraries….


BBC News: 13 July
North Lincolnshire | £60m revamp proposed for Scunthorpe town centre
The central library would get a £1m refurbishment

Hunts Post: 13 July
Plan to relocate services in Sawtry is given backing of council
Cambridgeshire County Council is planning to house the village’s library, youth centre, children’s centre and early help services under one roof. 

Southport Visitor: 13 July
Birkdale stationmaster’s house open to the public during The Open
The original library was closed in December 2013, despite figures showing the centre was well used by the community, as part of Sefton Council’s cost-cutting agenda. A community group is currently attempting to raise funds to refurbish the building, in order to make it the new home of Birkdale library.



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