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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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Sign up to help save our libraries

Lib Dem county councillor Martin Vye (Concern For The County’s Libraries, Letters and Opinion, Gazette, March 19) voiced his concerns about Kent County Council’s proposal to hand over the running of all 99 of Kent’s libraries to a trust. Rightly, he notes that the consultation document fails to address whether the trust will have any obligation to keep the library …

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Anger seems to be in the news. I think people should be more angry about things that matter – like the loss of our public services. Across England, privatisation of the NHS threatens to destroy our national treasure while in Kent our much-valued network of 99 libraries is being put up for grabs. We are being asked by Kent County …

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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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