Blackpool nursery 'devastated' to be closing
The shock closure of a Blackpool nursery after almost 30 years has left staff ‘devastated’.
Busy Bees, based at the Salvation Army on Raikes Parade, will shut its doors for the last time on January 31.
Falling numbers and changes in the way government grants fund nursery places have been blamed.
But the decision has left nine members of staff out of work and parents having to find new nurseries for 25 children.
Manager Julie Thomson, who has worked at Busy Bees for 22 years, said: “We are distraught and we have only been given two weeks notice.
“Busy Bees has always put children first and... read more
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