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From The Socialist newspaper, 27 February 2019

Worcestershire: save the nine libraries

St John's Library, Worcester, photo Philip Halling/St John's Library/CC

St John's Library, Worcester, photo Philip Halling/St John's Library/CC   (Click to enlarge)

Ruthie McNally, Worcester Socialist Party

The local library in St Johns, Worcester, is under threat of job losses, shorter hours and possible closure, along with another eight across Worcestershire.

On 12 February, the Socialist Party held a public meeting in a full room in the library. The speaker pointed out it isn't just libraries under threat, but all county services, with the Tory administration looking to 'save' millions over the next few years.

A lot of people spoke in the discussion and were very keen to help. We arranged a planning meeting to really kickstart a campaign of action.

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