Campaigner says library closure will make service worse

The campaigner leading the fight against the closure of Barnsley library says closing the current building will make the service in the town far worse. David Gibson is organising a petition against the councils proposals. He gathered demonstrators in a human chain around the building earlier.

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Human chain library protest

Campaigners have formed a human chain around Barnsley's central library building to protest over plans to demolish it to make way for a sixth form college.