Under threat library to become maternity hub

Dreams of a community library remaining in its current home in Far Cotton, Northampton, are now unlikely to come true

A county council run library is to be closed to make way for an NHS maternity hub.

Despite hopes from the Friends of Far Cotton Library to turn the existing provision based at The REC Centre into a community library, it now looks increasingly unlikely the plan will come to fruition.

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), which since 2017 has…

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