Breaking news - shock as nurseries are axed in Bearsden and Milngavie

CHILDREN, staff and parents were left stunned after the sudden closure of nurseries in Bearsden and Milngavie.

Nursery nurses burst into tears when they were told on Friday that their jobs are being axed with immediate effect at Halo Nurseries’ premises in Westerton and Milngavie.

Parents were told of the closure when they came to pick up their kids - and have been left with a desperate scramble to find alternative childrcare.

Halo Nurseries - formerly Little Gems - had premises at Clober Road in Milngavie and North View Lane in Westerton.

They were owned by businesswoman Ann Rushforth MBE.

Herald reporters are investigating this story - if you’ve been affected by the closure, either as a parent or a member of staff, call us on 956 3533 or e-mail