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Public views sought on library opening hours plan

Cllr Chris DowlingRESIDENTS are being asked for their views on possible changes to the opening hours of East Sussex libraries.

The county council is proposing to reduce opening hours across all 24 libraries by around 25 per cent on average, in a bid to reduce library running costs by around £500,000. This would help towards the library service’s savings target of £2million over the next three years. Continue reading

Residents to have their say on library opening hour changes

Cllr Chris DowlingCHANGES to the opening hours of libraries in East Sussex will go out to public consultation, council leaders have agreed.

From January, East Sussex County Council will be asking residents to have their say on proposals to reduce opening hours across all 24 libraries by around 25 per cent on average, in a bid to make annual savings of around £500,000 from the running costs of the county’s libraries. Continue reading