Renewed Hope Desborough Library Will Be Saved

Written by on 5th December 2018

It looks like Desborough Library has been saved from closure.

Northamptonshire County Council has announced it is set to become a community-managed library which would not be staffed by the authority, but still supported by it.

Desborough Library

There has been a big campaign to save the facility, after it and 20 others were faced with closure as part of cost-cutting.

A voluntary group that has been pushing to save the Library will await a final decision on a series of revised proposals for the future of the library service, before pushing ahead with their plan to take-on running it

Earlier this year a family from Desborough won a judicial review that ruled the way the Council had gone about the closure plan was unlawful.

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