Nursery closure sparks scramble for childcare

By Ann-Marie Parry

Published: 24/02/2014

Education officials were desperately trying to organise childcare for 100 youngsters last night after it was announced that a private nursery at the centre of a police probe would not open today.

The Care Inspectorate made an application to Aberdeen Sheriff Court to close down the Hamilton School nursery after it was given seven days to make “serious and urgent” improvements to child welfare.

The nursery principal, Kathlyn Taylor, 65, and a 25-year-old nursery employee are facing prosecution following a police investigation into staff conduct at the premises.

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