Posts Categorized: Children’s Centres

Tories vote to close our children’s centres

  Parents and Lib Dem activists joined us outside Shire Hall to protest the Tory run county council to keep our children’s centres open. I was able to ask a question to the council and so asked why councillors are accepting a pay rise when they are cutting funding to our children’s centres. I’ll let […]

My question about closure of Children’s centres

I was able to ask a question of the Tory run Cambridgeshire county council about the closure of our Children’s Centres. The reason for closure is because of cuts to the council budget. My question was : Why are councillors accepting a payrise when they are cutting children’s centres funding?  

Save our children’s Centre – Demonstration 10th Oct 17 Shire Hall

  I joined the concerned parents and activists from all over Cambridgeshire at Shire Hall in Cambridge to say loud and clear that we want to SAVE OUR CHILDREN’S CENTRES. Thank you for all who attended. See you all on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 10:00 when the final decision will be made.

Save Our Children’s Centre – Romsey Mill

Our children’s centres are under threat as the Tory run county council is proposing to close many of them down. I visited Romsey Mill in Cambridge to hear from local parents.  

My visit to Bassingbourn children’s centre

  I have been visiting children’s centres around Cambridgeshire meeting parents who, like me, are very concerned about the closure of children’s centres. These centres are a key life line to some families and offer support to children and parents.  

Daniel Zeichner tells me about the closure of the children’s centres

I was able to meet Daniel Zeichner MP who explained the impact of the closure of the children’s centres across Cambridge and into Cambridgeshire. Daniel has been a life long advocate for the children’s centres and was very critical of the Tory County Council not wanting to get the money from other sources.Children’