children's day care centre reassures users it won't close
of a Burnham-On-Sea Children's Day Care service have been reassured
that its future is not in jeopardy in light of the possible closure
of the Octopus Children's Centre.
Daycare Centre is based in the same building as Burnham's Octopus
Children's Centre which, as we first reported
last week, is in jeopardy of closing due to Somerset County
Julie Bennett, Childcare Manager of Octopus Daycare, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The Daycare Centre is run separate to the Children's Centre
and is funded by parents' fees and nursery education."
does not require County Council funding and whilst we are located
in the same building, the Octopus Daycare Centre is not affected
by the council's cuts."
is safe and will still be here if the proposals go through to
close to the Octopus Centre."
added: "We do feel exceedingly sad for the Octopus Centre
staff and work closely with them."
daycare centre provides care for children aged 2-8 years-old.
decision on whether the Octopus Children's Centre will close will
be made at the end of this week, Friday November 22nd. A decision
had originally been planned for Monday but has been delayed.