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Campaigner fights libraries plan

A petition to protect Kent’s libraries has been handed to KCC after a determined campaigner collected thousands of signatures. Richard Stainton, of Sydenham Street, Whitstable, started the ‘Save Our Public Libraries petition after it was revealed the authority intends to hand over the county’s network of 99 libraries to a charitable trust. The petition was delivered to KCC’s County Hall …

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A chance to sign libraries petition

Thank you for providing information about the Save Our Public Libraries petition at http://tinyurl.com/kentlibs (Don’t Close Book On Our Libraries’ Future, Letters and Opinion, Herne Bay Gazette, February 26). Unfortunately, just as the Gazette was published, a technical error at KCC’s petition site made it very difficult to sign. This problem has now been fixed; so anyone who was prevented …

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Protesters urge council to keep libraries as a service

Town residents are concerned charity plan will lead to closures MORE than 200 people turned out to join the protest to save Whitstable’s library service on Saturday. The gathering, which was held on National Libraries Day, followed the announcement of Kent County Council’s money-saving plans to hand over Kent’s network of 99 libraries to a charitable trust. Event organisers launched …

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Public urged to join bid to save library services

Protesters to gather in Whitstable at the weekend PROTESTORS will be gathering this weekend in an attempt to save their local library service. Following the announcement of Kent County Council’s money-saving plans to hand over libraries to charitable trusts, Whitstable residents are inviting people to join in their protest on Saturday at 10.30am. On the day, National Libraries Day, adults …

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