One of the preschools in Rayleigh , Downhall Under Fives, lost their home when the Scout building behind Ferndale Road was closed in 2005.
They have been searching for a permanent home ever since. The issue was discussed at the District Council last night, and 11 of the Mums came along to watch.
The council agreed to start negotiations for leasing the site of the old scout building to Downhall Under Fives. This would allow the preschool to put a new building there and so move back to their old location. However there are quite a few things to sort out first: