LIVE: Consultation on proposed library closures approved

The potential closure of seven libraries across East Sussex were discussed by the county council's cabinet earlier today (Tuesday September 19).

Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 11:08 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:52 am
Councillor Alan Shuttleworth with residents campaigning against the closure of Langney Library in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-170914-103233008

Cabinet members approved a consultation on the library service’s strategic commissioning strategy – which includes shutting seven of 24 libraries – when it met today.

The seven locations earmarked for closure are Langney, Pevensey Bay, Willingdon, Polegate, Ore, Mayfield, and Ringmer.