on Burnham and Highbridge libraries opening hours delayed
and Highbridge book lovers will have to wait until later in February
to find out whether the opening hours at Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
libraries are to be cut.
County Council's proposed cost-cutting plans will see Burnham
Library's opening hours reduced by four hours a week while Highbridge
Library's hours will be cut by 3.5.
county council has this week approved £7.8m in cuts include
cutting £762,000 from the vulnerable adult services budget,
£500,000 from bus services and £200,000 in library
a County Council spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Thursday:
"The specifics of the library opening hour changes were not
part of the Full Council's decisions this week - they were approving
service is currently analysing feedback from the 'Listening, Learning,
Changing' engagement programme, and a decision on changes to opening
hours is expected to be taken in the week starting 29th February."
council started its county-wide "public engagement process"
on the library plans in December 2015 to gather feedback from
plans cuts to library opening hours in Burnham and Highbridge