25th July 2016 – Up, up and away – both balloons and young graduates
Pictured from left Stanley Middlemiss, aged 4; Annabella Snowden, aged 3; Nathan Kingfarlow, aged 4 and Reece Jolly, aged 4 were amongst the children graduating from Nightingales Nursery, the on-site nursery at Airedale Hospital. Over 30 children took part in an end of year party before they move on to school or another nursery. To mark the special occasion, staff organised a surprise balloon launch.
Valerie Hogg, manager of Nightingales, said: “The graduation party has been a great success – staff, parents and children all enjoyed it. The children attached messages with happy memories of their time with us on each balloon before watching them float to the sky.”The nursery provides places for babies and children of NHS, local government and local community staff – although priority is given to children of staff at Airedale Hospital. There are still a few places for babies from September contact Valerie Hogg on 01535 294092.