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Hundreds gathered outside Bath's Central Library today
to protest against plans to close the facility.
Bath and North East Somerset council wants to move to a smaller
building to save money, but many aren't happy with the idea.
If silence is golden inside libraries, outside today
CHANTING: What do we want? ALL: The library.
Where do we want it? ALL: Here!
As word has spread in Bath of council plans
So, opposition has organised itself into a clear message
Today, we're showing the city of Bath and other councillors
and the government how much we love this library,
I think it's an investment in the future.
If we cut this, were cutting possibilities for our
Bath and North East Somerset Council says it needs to plug
a ?49 million hole in its budget by 2020 and they say by moving
the library away from this location that will save ?800,000 a year
The council says it wants to start a new chapter -
moving it into a building that already has other public services.
It's unclear whether any books would actually be displayed
there, though people could order the title they wanted online.
We have to keep with the modern age and move forward -
so providing better Wi-Fi services and more computers and family space.
Plans will be shown at the end of the month and the council say
Meanwhile, the online petition to stop the library
moving has already had several thousand signatures.
A 40-year-old man convicted of trafficking women
from the Czech Republic to Bristol to work in the sex industry has been
brought back to the UK to serve his sentence.
Vojtech Paloc fled before he could stand trial,
Avon and Somerset Police officers collected him from Prague
overnight and now he'll serve a nine-and-a-half year jail term.
The birthplace of 50s film actress Diana Dors was marked
It was unveiled before family, friends and fans
And the famous 1959 pink Cadillac given to Diana Dors by a major film
The actress's colourful career won her many fans and she's always
One of her early films in 1947 had its premiere
So Diana very much held Swindon to her heart and I
think the local people also are proud that she was born in Swindon.
Football: Bristol City lost 3-2 in the Severnside
Tammy Abraham's 18th goal of the season looked to have settled
the tie but Cardiff hit back with two late goals.
Defeat as well for Bristol Rovers who lost 3-1 away at Fleetwood.
The home side scored twice in the first half -
Billy Bodin struck back in the second half but Rovers
A late winner from Yaser Kasim secured a superb victory for Swindon
In League 2 Yeovil drew 1-1 at Wycombe.
Kevin Dawson scoring from the spot for the Glovers.
And Cheltenham earned a precious 3-0 victory
against relegation rivals Accrington.
Finally two goals from Marcus Kelly put Forest Green Rovers
into the third round of the FA Trophy as they beat Chester.
And in rugby Gloucester are away at Treviso
The start was delayed while they found a pitch fit to play on.
Latest door -- score is Treviso zero, Gloucester 29.
Time for a weather check now with Bee.
Light winds tonight and a lot of towns staying damp. Really,
temperatures potentially below freezing so we could see ice on the
roads tomorrow. Milder air pushes in so it will be more of the wet stuff
in the afternoon. It stays grey and cloudy next week but turns cooler
with more sunshine as we head towards the middle part of next
week. Finally, the Stroud Wassail brought
the town alive today with songs, The origins of wassailing are more
than 1,000 years old. In Stroud, they've revived
old traditions based on documents It's about wishing neighbours good
fortune for the year ahead. Food and money were also collected
for the local Food Bank. Getting the detail of this cold snap
is proving to be challenging and will continue to be so over the next
24 hours. Ice around across eastern parts after the earlier showers then
rain pushing in from Northern Ireland across Scotland and a period
of snow across eastern Scotland temporarily. It will extend into
northern Wales and England too. A chilly night across the East, much
milder. Tomorrow, everything nudges further east which gives us an issue
because a period of snow across Lincolnshire and East Anglia could
give a white covering and an icy started the day here. West of
London, temperatures are higher. The rain will be falling out of the sky
than snow. Some