Michelle Ward was joined in the studio by Sue Matthews from SAVE SHENFIELD LIBRARY.
Susan Barker, cabinet member for customer, communities, culture and corporate, made the following statement: “Our future libraries strategy has changed drastically due to what the people of Essex told us. I am delighted that the consultation ignited such passion for keeping the service alive. We assured everyone that their feedback would be taken into account, and it has – all our libraries now have a future.
Sue explains the importance of the library and how its essential to their local community. The petition to save the library had nearly 9k signatures.