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Written by Angeline McCall. After months of debate, Lincolnshire County Council members have voted to cut library services. The county reported that the change is needed to make £1.7 million government savings.
The “Save Lincolnshire Libraries” group today handed over a petition of 23,000 signatures in protest against the cut in Lincolnshire library services. A council representative is handed the petition. Photo: Chris Gray In a short ceremony outside the County Council offices, protestors gathered to show their support as the signatures were passed to a council representative.
Protestors today took to the streets to show their feelings about the decision of Lincolnshire County Council to slash library services. Protesters march down steep hill. Photo: Chris Gray Around 400 people marched against the plans that involve the closure of 32 libraries in the county, leading to 170 job losses but saving £2million.