Petition with 10,000 signatures aims to save Sure Start Centres

A PETITION with 10,000 signatures has been handed in to the county council to show support for children's centres.

Thursday, 19th May 2016, 6:37 am

Save Our Children’s Centre (Socc) Hampshire have been campaigning after Hampshire County Council revealed a proposal to turn 54 Sure Start centres into 11 district hubs.

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The petition was given to Councillor Keith Manns, the executive member for children’s services.

Around 100 people also held a protest outside the county council’s offices..

A decision on the future of the Sure Start centres will be made on July 1.