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Monkey Puzzle Nursery at Skyline Plaza in Basingstoke celebrated its first anniversary
The Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Martin Beirmann and Chansopha Biermann joined the celebrations at Monkey Puzzle Nursery
THE Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane was the guest of honour as a nursery team celebrated its first anniversary.
Councillor Martin Biermann and his mayoress wife Chansopha Biermann paid a visit to Monkey Puzzle Nursery, at Skyline Place, in Alencon Link.
Proprietor Mandy Khaira said: “The mayor and his wife were so impressed. “They said they hadn’t seen a modern, bright nursery like this in Basingstoke. “They were really interested in how I opened the nursery and arranged funding for such a huge project in this economic climate.”
Mandy said business is going well at Monkey Puzzle. She added: “We have around 60 children a day in the nursery and on some days, the baby room and pre-school rooms are full.
“The first year has been a huge learning curve and a testing time given this economic climate, but we work on the basic principle that if we treat our staff well, they come to work happy and do a great job. That works for us and our reputation has developed on this basis.”