Puddletown Library has become the first in Dorset to transfer to community ownership. The library will be staffed by a team of 28 unpaid volunteers. The County Council cut funding from seven libraries to save more than seven hundred thousand pounds a year.
Former journalist Kate Adie performed the opening ceremony yesterday. And we'll bring you more on that story in the west country tonight at six. Six more will follow in the coming months,
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