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Vandals cause significant damage to Newark Library

Nottinghamshire County Council issued an update after vandalism at the facility in Newark.

 

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire County Council said:

‘We have been made aware that Newark Library has been vandalised over the weekend causing damage to five high level roof windows as well as equipment and resources in the library.

‘This kind of behaviour will not be tolerated at our libraries and we will work closely with Nottinghamshire Police who are investigating the matter.

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‘Thankfully nobody was working in the library at the time of the incident and we would like to reassure residents and library users that we are working hard to repair damaged areas.

‘At the moment, temporary measures have been put in place to ensure the safety and security of our premises until the permanent repairs are completed.

‘Newark library is currently closed for essential planned maintenance works to its heating and cooling system. Fortunately this incident isn’t likely to affect the reopening date of 3 June.

‘We’re really grateful for your patience whilst we repair the damage.’

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