Council set to close 17 children's centres to save £3m

Joe Lepper
Monday, March 21, 2016

A council has announced plans to close one in three of its children's centres in a bid to save £3m.

Northamptonshire's children's services were rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in 2013, with the rating being upgraded to "requires improvement" in April 2016. Picture: Northamptonshire County Council
Northamptonshire's children's services were rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in 2013, with the rating being upgraded to "requires improvement" in April 2016. Picture: Northamptonshire County Council

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Children & Young People Now and making use of our archive of more than 60,000 expert features, topics hubs, case studies and policy updates. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits:

  • Free access to 4 subscriber-only articles per month
  • Unlimited access to news and opinion
  • Email newsletter providing advice and guidance across the sector
Register Now

CYP Now Digital membership

  • Latest digital issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 60,000 articles
  • Unlimited access to our online Topic Hubs
  • Archive of digital editions
  • Themed supplements

From £15 / month

Subscribe

CYP Now Magazine

  • Latest print issues
  • Themed supplements

From £12 / month

Subscribe