Library Closures Status Update Meeting – Wednesday 14th March – 6pm-8pm

Today saw East Sussex County Council Cabinet agree to the closure of seven libraries across East Sussex, including the mobile library which serves rural communities across the region.

Langney, Mayfield, Ore, Pevensey Bay, Polegate, Ringmer and Willingdon libraries and the Mobile Library are set to close on 5 May 2018, with support to Northiam Village Library would also cease from this date. It is also recommended that delegated authority be given to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport, in consultation with the Assistant Chief Executive, to consider any viable community proposals to take over the running of the seven libraries or the Mobile Library, and to enter into appropriate agreements on behalf of the County Council.

Action in rural Sussex (AirS) are hosting a status update meeting. With thanks to Ringmer Village Hall, this meeting will take place on the:

Wednesday 14th March from 6pm – 8pm

Ringmer Village Hall (Jack Hart Hall),

Lewes Road,

Ringmer BN8 5QH.



“Supporting rural communities in Sussex to be vibrant and diverse places in which to live and work.”