Children and staff have been celebrating a successful first year at a Northampton nursery after it was taken over by owner, Louise Noon back in January 2017.
Louise, who has been in the childcare industry for seven years, generously paid out of her own money to revamp newly named, Little Barn Owls Pre-School in Standens Barn after she took on some of the old play school equipment from the community centre.
Louise said: “We opened January 30 last year with six children and now we are up to 30 children on the books.
“I live in the area, it’s something I’m really passionate about doing and giving it a good name.
“We never thought it would take off as quickly as it did.”
To celebrate their first anniversary, children at Little Barn Owls - as well as the six members of staff - yesterday (January 31) enjoyed party food, played games and listened to music.
In March, Louise wants to get the children to help rennovate the garden area and pot plants to give the community centre a new lease of life.
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