YMCA Somerset Coast buys second nursery

PUBLISHED: 11:00 17 March 2018

Kevin Lilwall from the YMCA with Wendy Griffin, Heidi Brook and Kelly Bowden from Yew Trees.

Kevin Lilwall from the YMCA with Wendy Griffin, Heidi Brook and Kelly Bowden from Yew Trees.


YMCA Somerset Coast has bought a nursery after its owner decided to retire.

Wendy Griffin has run Yew Trees Nursery in Axbridge for the past 23 years, providing 100 places for children.

Wendy said: “This has been a very difficult decision for me to make as Yew Trees has been such a huge part of my life for so long now and I will certainly miss it.

“However, I feel the time is right for me and I am confident I will be leaving it in safe hands.”

YMCA Somerset Coast already runs a nursery in Wrington and believes it will do a good job in Axbridge.

Kevin Lilwall, director of early years at the YMCA, added: “The nursery has an excellent reputation for providing quality childcare and we are all really looking forward to working with the extremely dedicated team in place, all of whom will continue to play the most important role providing quality care for the children in partnership with their families.”

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