NORTHWICH and Barnton libraries will close tomorrow, Saturday, as council staff continue with a programme of industrial action.

Librarians will walk out in protest against changes to their contract terms and conditions.

Sandiway and Weaverham libraries will open as usual.

Clr Stuart Parker, executive member for culture and recreation, said: “I would like to apologise to members of the public who may be inconvenienced by this industrial action on what is normally a very busy days for our libraries.

“We have made every effort to keep Closure has been a last resort and only when we have been left with no choice for operational or health and safety reasons.”

More to follow.