Library protests – interesting times:)

Up in Shenfield, 8,789 people have signed a petition to save their library from closure: Strong campaign to save local library. It’s felt that anger about the threatened closure of the library led to a local Tory councillor losing her seat in the recent local elections to a Liberal Democrat. In the mainstream national media, a lot of commentators have said that frustrations over Brexit were a significant factor in the Tories getting a drubbing in the locals. However, given the situation in Essex with the level of discontent over the planned library closures, it’s clear that this influenced the way people cast their votes. Whatever you may think of the Lib Dems, voting one in as a councillor isn’t exactly a sign of rage from angry Brexiteers!

When you take into account the local actions that have been taking place across Essex: GALLEYWOOD MARCHES TO SAVE LIBRARY and: NEARLY…

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