A long-standing playgroup
is fighting for survival.
Little Charlie Nunn was pleading with mums and dads to give him some friends to play with in 1999, when the two-year-old found himself the only child left at Kirklevington Old School Playgroup
This trial aims to break down those barriers by improving the reach and quality of rural playgroups
, and strengthening their place in local networks with maternal and child health and other early childhood support services.
Ms McKinnell was honorary milk monitor at Fawdon Community Association's playgroup
Look for different playgroups
and try local churches and community centres and keep going till you find one person you get on with.
leader Kathleen Phillips said last night: "We don't want to talk at the moment.
The initiative was launched by leading family holiday company Haven Holidays to provide free sports equipment for playgroups
February 3, 10, 17 &24: Busy Bodies Playgroup
from 9:30-11:30 in the WAC clubroom, for children 0-4 years old.
Coventry's Lord Mayor, Andy Matchett, presented a certificate to staff at the playgroup
, based in the dining hall of St Christopher Primary School, Allesley Old Road, Allesley.
However, it has emerged that nurseries and playgroups
can operate legally without registering with Ofsted at all, if they are open for two hours or less a day.
What will happen to the children if playgroups
like this continue to close is anyone's guess.
For more than 20 years Mommy & Me has become a rite of passage for parents and an integral part of parenthood with more then 4 million parents and kids attending 350,000 playgroups