Controversial library closure plan overturned by council

Villagers declared a victory for people power as they celebrated the re-opening of their local library this morning. It follows a six month campaign against the decision by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council to close Rhydyfelin Library in order to save money

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Library campaigners celebrate council U-turn

Campaigners in the South Wales Valleys who have won their battle to keep their local library open say they hope it can inspire others to fight for their local services.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has gone back on its decision to close Rhydyfelin library - after local people launched a legal challenge, saying they hadn't been consulted. Tom Sheldrick has the story.

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