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Braintree: Little Lanes Children's Centre faces axe
4:47pm Thursday 17th October 2013 in News
A children's centre in Black Notley is facing the axe in a bid to save cash.
The Little Lanes Children's Centre is one of 11 centres across the county earmarked for closure in a bid to save Essex County Council £2.5 million by 2016.
It is planned to merged its services with the Seesaw Centre Children's Centre in Lancaster Way, Braintree.
A consultation on the plans begins today and people have until Thursday December 5 to have their say. Any changes will come into force from April next year.
To give your views fill out an online survey or pick up a form from your local centre and post it to Children’s Centre Consultation, Early Years and Childcare, Essex County Council, PO Box 47, Chelmsford, CM2 6NW.
How other Braintree centres could be affected:
Carousel Children's Centre, Braintree-no change
Harelequin Children's Centre, Witham- remain open 50 hours per week
Roundabout Children's Centre, Witham- hours reduced to 10 per week
Seeaw Children's Centre- remain open 50 hours per week
Silver End Children's Centre- open 20 hours per week
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