Protest at Honiton Library

16:09 28 January 2011

Use it or lose it-The message from Tony Simpson and supporters at Honiton library this week promoting the National day of action on February 5. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhh 1373-04-11SH

Use it or lose it-The message from Tony Simpson and supporters at Honiton library this week promoting the National day of action on February 5. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhh 1373-04-11SH

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Fears spending cuts could hit Devon Library Service.

LIBRARY users staged a protest in Honiton today (Friday) - to stave off any attempt by Devon County Council to cut funding to libraries.

Campaigners fear spending cuts could lead to a reduction in library opening times and are calling on all library users throughout Devon to stand up and fight for their local library.

Full story in next week’s Midweek Herald.

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  • It would be such a shame if services at our local libraries are reduced as they are so valuable to the community. Books are so expensive and I really enjoy browsing the latest titles!

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