BIG ISSUE: CUTS TO SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRES
As local authorities struggle to deal with budget cuts, children's centres around the country are at risk of closure.
Campaigners fighting to keep children’s centres open in Buckinghamshire have lost their case in the High Court.
A legal challenge against Buckinghamshire County Council’s decision to shut more than half of its children’s centres at the High Court in London came to a close...
A high court judge is to decide whether the move by Buckinghamshire County Council to close 19 of its 35 children’s centres is unlawful.
The number of children using children’s centres has fallen by nearly 20 per cent, with a sharp drop in use among under-fives.
Sure Start children’s centres significantly reduced hospitalisations for children in poorer neighbourhoods and saved the NHS millions of pounds, new research has...
Fourteen children’s centres in East Sussex have been earmarked for closure in an attempt to cut council budgets.
Lambeth Council has approved the closure of five of its children’s centres, while those in other parts of the country are also under threat.
The new year may be just a few days old, but children’s centres in Surrey and the London borough of Lambeth are already facing the axe.
Teachers working in Leicester City’s children’s centres are at risk of losing their jobs because the council says it can no longer afford them.
Sure Start has achieved a lot in the deprived area of Great Yarmouth - and despite drastic funding cuts, it is hoped that this good work will continue. Mary Evans...
After Sure Start Children’s Centres were found to significantly reduce hospitalisations for children in poorer areas and save the NHS millions of pounds, the research authors share their findings.