Thornbury parents, residents, teachers and children were celebrating this week after interventions by Local MP Luke Hall and Conservative-run South Gloucestershire Council have meant that the Pre-School currently being developed has been saved.
There was fresh hope for the completion of new building to support expanded childcare in Thornbury this week after it was revealed that the Conservative run South Gloucestershire Council will next week consider stepping in to support the pre-school and ensure the build goes ahead as planned.
Local MP Luke Hall backed parents, pre-school teachers and Thornbury’s Crossways Pre-school building committee last week as the project to see new childcare capacity in the town seemed in doubt after an unexpected funding gap was found threatening its completion.
South Gloucestershire secondary schools are set to be given a real terms per pupil cash boost this year after the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, announced the Governments intentions to adopt the new national fairer funding formula from 2018-19.
Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Luke Hall has been re-elected as the Member of Parliament for the Thornbury and Yate constituency following a strong campaign, increasing his majority from 1,495 in 2015 to 12,071.