Duncan criticises decision to close Belvoir Library

Alliance Castlereagh Councillor Sara Duncan has criticised the decision to close Belvoir Library as part of the review of libraries across Northern Ireland . Cllr Duncan has been campaigning to keep this library open.

Cllr Sara Duncan said: “I am dismayed that Belvoir has been earmarked for closure. This library is a vital resource for the local community and it will not be easy for people to get other libraries.

“I took part in a rally to protest against the proposed closure as the community will be adversely affected by this decision. Libraries such as this one do not just act as a place for borrowing books but they are often a focal point for the local community and a meeting place for groups to learn new skills.

“I would urge them to reconsider their decision for the sake of the local community.”


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