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Banbury’s Sunshine Centre serving community with food parcel and children’s activity pack distribution

*This article was originally posted in Banbury Guardian, the article can be viewed here. Banbury families on lockdown are benefiting from the Sunshine Centre’s quick response to the now very different needs of the town’s children during the coronavirus pandemic. The doors may be locked, but during the month of April staff from [...]

13 May 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

Mental health support for under-fives is under the spotlight in Banbury-supported survey

This article was originally posted in Banbury Guardian, the original article can be viewed here. A Banbury children’s centre is putting its weight behind a survey that will hopefully result in improvements to children’s mental well-being. The Sunshine Centre on Bretch Hill, Banbury is working with Healthwatch Oxfordshire to find out about [...]

13 March 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Sunshine Centre in Banbury opens new ‘bright and airy’ extension

This article originally appeared in the Oxford Mail, the original article can be viewed here. A Children’s Centre in an Oxfordshire town has opened its new extension. The Sunshine Centre in Banbury welcomed parents, staff and local dignitaries to celebrate the opening. The extension, which was funded through Section 106 funding and by Cherwell [...]

13 February 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

Sunshine Centre continues to shine

This article originally appeared in Banbury Guardian, the original article can be read here. Parents, children and staff at Banbury’s Sunshine Centre are celebrating following an Outstanding rating on all aspects of childcare and learning by Ofsted; the Government’s regulator of quality care for children. Inspirational leadership, high aspirations for the children and the [...]

10 May 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Sunshine Centre to get £440k extension to provide more services in Bretch Hill

This article was originally posted in Banbury Guardian, the original article can be viewed here. A £440,000 extension to the Sunshine Centre in Bretch Hill to provide more space for outreach and advice services has been announced today Preparatory works on site are currently underway ahead of builders getting on site on [...]

26 March 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Interview with Anita, Housekeeper

I started working with the Sunshine Centre twelve years ago. I was taking my granddaughter Megan to drop-ins at the Sunshine Centre which was then in a Portakabin in the grounds of the old Neithrop School. Tracy and Jill noticed at the drop-ins that I was a natural clearer-upper and so [...]

13 July 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|
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