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'Pre-emptive' strike over Newcastle library closures

Posted at 7:47AM Wednesday 14 Nov 2012

Dozens of children's authors have called upon Newcastle City Council not to cut its library services.

Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman, and children's laureate Julia Donaldson are the signatories to an open letter protesting against planned closures.

Co-ordinator Alan Gibbons described the move as a "pre-emptive strike".

BBC

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