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Hundreds protest against closure of libraries in Essex

Campaigners fighting to save libraries in Essex have been protesting across the county.

Protest marches took place across Essex from Holland-on Sea to Harlow.

The marchers say Essex County Council's plans to close up to 60% of libraries amount to cultural vandalism

The council says only a fifth of people use the service and it needs streamlining. It added that there will be no decisions about any library until the County Council Cabinet considers the final strategy in the summer.