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Children’s nurseries market increasingly attractive to international and private equity investors

Sue Learner, News Editor (27-Jul-15)

The childcare market is in a period of growth with childcare broker, Redwood Dowling Kerr, seeing a record number of completions over the last month. The growth has come from all over the sector and in addition.....

Nursery owner and heart transplant survivor climbs world’s highest volcano

Sue Learner, News Editor (15-Jul-15)

Three years ago, James Arthur, who owns Magic Daycare Nurseries in North London, collapsed at work. The next day he was diagnosed with major heart failure and admitted to hospital to wait for a heart transplant. “I was 29 years old,.....

Disability campaigner says going to nursery was 'life-changing' for her daughter

Sue Learner, News Editor (07-Jul-15)

Going to nursery proved to be “life-changing” for her daughter, reveals disability campaigner and blogger Stacie Lewis, who has called on more nurseries to be inclusive and take children with disabilities. Ms.....

Painting pictures in the mind's eye: books for blind and partially sighted children

Nina Hathway, News Editor (07-Jul-15)

Looking at books in the early years allows children to explore other worlds, characters and emotions and stimulates their imagination. Yet children with vision impairments can miss out on this enriching experience.....