Tag Archives: Children’s Centres

Family Support Service: next steps considered

Plans for a new Family Support Service will be discussed at Somerset County Council next week. The Council’s Children’s Services are looking to develop the service to help make support for families and children as accessible as possible for those who need it most. It would bring together the Council’s getset service (which includes Children’s […]

Still time to have your say

There are four weeks to go for people to give their views on proposed changes to the way support for Somerset families is provided. The County Council’s ten-week consultation on the proposals, which include a changing role for Sure Start Children’s Centres, ends on the 1 of December. More than 300 people have already given […]

Improvements needed for South Somerset Children’s Centre Services

Somerset County Council today accepted a “disappointing” Ofsted inspection report into Children’s Centre Services in South Somerset. The report has found the services to be inadequate and the Council is following up recommendation made by the inspectors as part of its commitment to improve services for children across the board. The report was published as […]

Children’s Centre Services: Have Your Say meetings and consultations

Parents and families can have their say on plans for Children’s Centre services based in Castle Cary, Creech St Michael (The Villages) and Chilcompton (The Mill) in the coming weeks. Have Your Say meetings will take place for Castle Cary Children’s Centre on 6 and 9 May and The Villages Children’s Centre at Creech St […]

Have Your Say on Wiveliscombe and Bishops Lydeard Children’s Centres

Parents and families can have their say on two more Somerset Children’s Centres next month and proposals that will see them remain open and continue providing their current services. Have Your Say meetings have now been arranged for Wiveliscombe and Bishops Lydeard Children’s Centres for people to get more information, ask questions and give their […]

Have your say on Cheddar and Ilminster Children’s Centres

Parents and families can have their say on two more Somerset Children’s Centres this month and proposals that will see them remain open and continue providing their current services. Meetings have now been arranged for Ile Valley (Ilminster) and The Valley (Cheddar) Children’s Centres for people to get more information, ask questions and give their […]

Have Your Say: Next three Children’s Centres

Parents and families can have their say on proposals for the next three Somerset Children’s Centres. Meetings have now been arranged for Wells, Ashlands (Crewkerne) and Fledglings (Taunton) Children’s Centres, in the week beginning 3 March for people to get more information, ask questions and give their views. For each centre, the proposals mean no […]

Have your say: Children’s Centres

The County Council is today seeking people’s views on proposals for a number of Children’s Centres. Parents, families and other people with an interest are invited to discuss proposals that would see the help and support provided at eleven centres at least maintained. They are also being asked to give their views of what type […]

Children’s Centres will not close

No Children’s Centres will close under the proposals being prepared for consultation by Somerset County Council. Following recent comments made in Parliament, the Council is reiterating its position on the future of Children’s Centre Services in the County which includes extra staff and services targeted at those who need them most. There are no proposals […]