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March in Lincolnshire over planned cuts to libraries

Campaigners in Lincolnshire Credit: Calendar

The Save Lincolnshire Libraries Campaign is marching in Lincoln today over the planned closure of libraries in the borough. The march is the culmination of many weeks of hard work by campaigners which has generated over twenty thousand petition signatures against the cuts.

Campaigners say they are delighted with this figure and is a significant indication of the anger of Lincolnshire residents at the proposals and how they will impact on their local libraries.


Remploy demonstration in Pontefract

Unions are fighting against closure Credit: Press Association

A demonstration is being held this morning in Pontefract against Government plans to close Remploy factories.

The protest, organised by Unite the Union and the GMB, will start outside the factory in the town and then march to the cemetery on Skinner Lane.