Image copyright Rosie Barkes Image caption Rosie Barkes said she was “panicking” about finding a new nursery place for her two-year-old son Ardyn Parents say they are “panicking” at having to find new childcare places after a chain of nurseries shut.Great Yarmouth Community Trust went into liquidation on Wednesday – affecting 450 families.Rosie Barkes, whose…

Rosie Barkes and Ardyn

Image copyright
Rosie Barkes

Image caption

Rosie Barkes mentioned she became “panicking” about finding a recent nursery position for her two-year-feeble son Ardyn

Fogeys recount they are “panicking” at having to search out recent childcare locations after a series of nurseries shut.

Huge Yarmouth Crew Belief went into liquidation on Wednesday – affecting 450 families.

Rosie Barkes, whose son Ardyn became at a nursery in Lowestoft, mentioned fogeys had been given no warning and added it might perhaps well perhaps own an impact on her ability to work.

Norfolk and Suffolk county councils mentioned they own been working to reopen the nurseries or provide selections.

Some 136 workers are also going via redundancy following the closure of the centres all the draw via Norfolk and Suffolk.

Ms Barkes, whose two-year-feeble son attends Ladybird Day Care mentioned: “I’m panicking on tale of I’m not sure I’m going so that you might perhaps search out a recent position for him.”

She added all affected fogeys would be “competing for the identical locations”.

“If I will’t gain a recent position for him I could perhaps well perhaps not be in a place to switch help to work after maternity leave.”

‘So unhappy’

One other guardian, Abbi Marysia, mentioned on the nursery’s Fb page: “Every my youngsters will be upset. Pondering of your complete workers at this arduous time.”

Jayde Foxon, a guardian of a kid at Seagulls Day Nursery in Gorleston, mentioned on Fb: “My cramped one became meant to own a play session tomorrow. Right here is so unhappy – why wasn’t anybody told…?”

Sabina Hill grew to change into up to drop her daughter at Priory Day Nursery in Huge Yarmouth on Thursday to search out it shut.

“I’ve not had any records, any textual recount, nothing to mutter me that she might perhaps well perhaps not depart in these days,” she mentioned.

“I’m now going to must compare out to search out a recent nursery and save her in it within the next few days.”

Andrew Kelsall, who is overseeing the liquidation of the trust, mentioned workers would must notice to the Redundancy Payments Provider for his or her wages, which that they had been ensuing from receive on Wednesday.

The affected nurseries are:

  • Calthorpe Nursery, Huge Yarmouth, Norfolk
  • Dinky Blossoms Nursery, Filby, Norfolk
  • Ladybird Day Care at Kirkley Kid’s Centre, Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Dinky Geese Day Nursery, Lowestoft
  • Peggotty Nursery, Huge Yarmouth
  • Priory Day Nursery, Huge Yarmouth
  • Seagulls Day Nursery, Gorleston, Norfolk
  • Willow Day Nursery, Huge Yarmouth

The independent school Horatio Home in Lowestoft and Nexus Engineering in Gorleston, both dawdle by the trust, own also closed.

Have you been littered with the trust’s closure? To web in contact, email or gain BBC News: East of England on Fb, Instagram and Twitter.

About the author

NewsRoom Paperdabba