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Newark Children's Centre Cluster (Bridge, Hawtonville & Balderton)

Welcome to Newark Children’s Centre Cluster (Bridge, Hawtonville & Balderton)

We work in partnership with The Newark Family of Schools to help support children and families in our local community.


Our Children Centre Services provide a variety of play opportunities and activities for children under 5 years old and their families every week. Our main aim is to improve outcomes for all young children, so that they are happy, healthy and ready for school. Examples of our activities and support groups are


  • Breastfeeding Support (BABES Group)
  • Under Ones Group
  • Music and Movement
  • Stay and Play
  • Outdoor Explorers
  • Autism Support Group
  • Baby Massage Sessions
  • Weaning Support
  • Adult Learning
  • Swimming Sessions
  • Hometalk
  • Self Weigh
  • 1 to 1 Family Support – Behaviour, Sleep, Toiletting, Home safety, Money Matters


We run our services throughout our community in many venues. Our main bases are


Hawtonville & Balderton Children’s Centre

Bowbridge Road


NG24 4EG

T: 01636 593580




Bridge Children’s Centre

Lincoln Road


NG24 2DQ

T: 01636 593520


You can find our information on our website:

Also, we have a facebook page. Search ‘Sure Start Newark’


Newark Cluster What's On Guide - September - December 2017

Our Services & Meet The Team

Additional Needs Group 2017

Outdoor Explorers

Ready Steady Wean

Self Weigh Info

Baby Massage

Self Referral Form (return to either Children's Centre)