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30th Nov, 2021

Ribbon cut on new Houlton nursery

THE RIBBON has been cut on a new nursery in Houlton.

The Old Station Nursery has held its official opening event, having opened to children and families in September.

The nursery, previously a pre-school attached to St Gabriel’s School, has now moved into a new building to provide childcare for babies, toddlers, and preschool children aged 0-5 years.

Old Station Nursery Group CEO Sarah Steel and Nursery Manager Alisha Bennet invited Rugby MP Mark Pawsey and Mayor Deepah Roberts to officially declare the nursery open by cutting the ceremonial ribbon.

Alisha Bennett said: “I am so pleased to officially open the doors to our brand-new purpose-built nursery. It has been a long time coming, but we are settling in nicely.

“I am very excited to be able to welcome children as we all embark on the new journey as one big family, while creating memorable experiences for all our children here at Houlton”.

Sarah Steel said: “We are so pleased to have opened our nursery at Dollman Farm and really look forward to getting to know the wider community even more. We are delighted to be offering as many children as possible the very best start in life.”

Mr Pawsey said: “I was delighted to officially open the new Old Station Nursery at Houlton.

“One of the key aims of developing Rugby’s newest community was to ensure that services and infrastructure is provided alongside homes, and this nursery will ensure that the youngest residents of Houlton get the best start in life.

“I was really impressed by the quality of the new, purpose-built nursery building and the enthusiasm of the staff and I wish them the very best in the future.”

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