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The day we lost our library

A book and a candle.

Today was a sad day. We learned that, despite council tax increases, our local library – as well as six others in the county – is to close. For the last few months, I’ve been campaigning with a group of like-minded school parents to keep it open. We’ve worked really hard petitioning, raising awareness and …

Our first protest march

A father and daughter at a protest march.

With our local library under threat of closure, I’ve been helping out with the fight to keep it open lately. As a result, the whole family experienced a first at the weekend. Our first protest march! I’m slightly ashamed that, despite coming from a family with a proud history of protesting – indeed, my Mum …