Opening a new chapter

A north Northumberland Early Years centre has been rewarded for its commitment to promoting a love of reading among its children, families and the wider community.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 16 November, 2018, 13:00
Early Years centres have been rewarded for their commitment to promoting a love of reading.

Ford Pre-School took first prize in an initiative led by Northumberland Libraries and Early Years team, developed in support of the Bookstart Treasure Pack gifting scheme for children aged three to four.

It won a year’s subscription to Northumberland Schools Library Service, worth £250.

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Coun Cath Homer, cabinet member for culture, arts, leisure and tourism at the county council, said: “The Promoting a Love of Reading initiative aims to encourage children and their families to enjoy books together. Well done to the all those have been involved and who are making a real difference in the communities they work in.”