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Leiston stages powerful library protest march

I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who turned out on Saturday for the march to Save Leiston Library.  Thanks to your enthusiasm and energy the campaign has received unprecedented media coverage on TV, radio and the … Continue reading

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Saturday 5th March 2011: March To Defend Leiston Library

Get your banners and placards out again, we’re going to hold a second demonstration against the County Council’s “divest or close” policy for Leiston library. This event is being run with the support of the many local book club groups … Continue reading

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Leiston speaks out: NO to library cuts and closures

Nearly 200 people protested outside Leiston Library on Saturday to demonstrate their opposition to Suffolk County Council’s plans to break up the library service.  Young and old alike were united in their passion for our local library service and their … Continue reading

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The fightback starts now!

Library campaigners in Leiston will be joining similar groups across the country outside local libraries on Saturday 5th February,  Save Our Libraries Day, to protest against library cuts and closures. We’ll be meeting in Old Post Office Square in front … Continue reading

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The fight for Leiston library starts here

The library service across Suffolk has been dealt a devastating blow that leaves the future of Leiston library and many others like it in doubt.  Suffolk County Council has recently announced its long-awaited consultation on the future of library services … Continue reading

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Save Leiston Library blog is launched!

Welcome to the launch of Save Leiston Library, a campaign blog with the specific aim of protecting our local library in Leiston, Suffolk from cuts being imposed on local services by Suffolk County Council. We hope that Leiston library will … Continue reading

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