Tag: Mums & Babies

Save our Sure Start protest comes to Eastleigh

A peaceful protest turned noisy in Eastleigh as activists took to the streets chanting “Save our sure start.’ The protestors are worried that many sure start childrens centres across Hampshire, including one at Eastleigh will face closure if proposals to streamline family services go through. The current network of 54 local centres offering support and…

Short break consultation under scrutiny

A cross-party group of Hampshire County Councillors have called in a decision by the executive member for children’s services to hold a consultation over cuts to short break services for disabled children because they say he has failed to consider recommendations made by a select committee. Hampshire Council Children’s Services is seeking to reduce the…

New sensory play room opens

A new community multi-sensory room which will benefit children under five and people of all ages with disabilities and additional needs has opened at the Pavilion on the Park. The project is named Sensory4all and has been funded by Hampshire Country Council. Designed by Mike Ayres Design, the room will incorporate an omiVista Interactive Floor…

Mums find bargains in Eastleigh

Over 460 local parents picked up affordable baby goods whilst raising money for charity at a volunteer-run sale organised by the Eastleigh NCT branch on Saturday 28 April making it the branch’s most successful sale to date. Parents picked up everything from babygrows to buggies, saving money while also stopping products going to landfill and…