Chester council reduces children's centre services
Some families may not be able to access help after the cash-strapped council agreed to slash services at several children’s centres to save more than £1m per year.
The centres, which were the brainchild of the last Labour government, were set up to support families with health facilities, child care and early learning and parenting advice in every community.
But Labour-controlled Cheshire West and Chester Council says the only way to retain all 15 children’s centres is to maintain the full range of services at key centres but reduce services at other ‘linked’ centres.
Main centres will... read more
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