Rescue plan may save local day care centre

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

A RESCUE plan for parents stranded by this month’s shock closure of Toodyay’s Great Beginnings day centre (left) may enable it to stay open under new local management.

An announcement last month that the centre would close on Friday October 11 has dismayed local working parents who face twice daily round trips totalling 112km to the next nearest day care centre in Northam.

The closure also affects parents who use after-school care between 6.30am and 6.30pm when Great Beginnings buses their children to and from Toodyay District High School.

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