Manchester Health Academy toddler group wins a top award in ‘Parenting Oscars’
Manchester Health Academy is celebrating after their toddler
group was named one of the best in in the UK's biggest parenting
The group, which runs at the Academy's Community Facility, was
voted the North West's most popular in the prestigious competition,
run by Britain's largest parenting site www.netmums.com.
Local mums, dads and childcarers praised the MHA staff calling
it 'the highlight of our week.' Parents also told how the group was
special to them for its 'caring staff, great range of activities
for kids and for putting a smile on the face of everyone who
attends.' The group, which is open to children aged from birth to
5, has been running for over 5 years.
More than a million parents were eligible to take part in the
voting to select the best-run toddler groups around the
The Manchester Health Academy will receive a special winner's
certificate to display at the group, along with a winner's badge
and gold listing on the netmums.com sites Toddler Group section, used by more than a
million mothers each week.
Paul Barrett, Marketing and Community Development Manager at the
Health Academy said: "The Netmums awards are the Parenting Oscars,
so we are delighted to have won. It's an award for everyone
involved in the group, from the staff to the parents and carers -
and of course the kids. We try hard to make the group the best it
can be and are so please to have been recognised for all our
Netmums founder Siobhan Freegard said: "Well done to the
Manchester Health Academy! We had thousands of mums voting in the
area - but the MHA group stood out. Parents love the homely
atmosphere and look forward to going every week. It's groups like
MHA that local communities are all about."