Fourteen libraries in Suffolk have been chosen for a pilot project that will test whether or not community groups can run the service. The announcement was made yesterday by the county council and follows months of negotiations.

Dedicated groups will now take over part or all of the running of the libraries, which are set to “go live” in April next year. Suffolk County Council will work with the organisations - including town and parish councils, community groups, a staff collective and an independent community company - to deliver seven pilot projects.

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