Gary and Philippa Ward bought the Old Vicarage Day Nursery in 1995 off the Diocese of Chester. They originally lived above the nursery which was opened in 1996 and was registered for 25 children. Over the years the nursery has gone from strength to strengh and expanded, The Ward family moved out and the Nursery is now registered for 64 children each day.
Philippa and Gary have 2 children of their own. Philippa holds a relevant childcare qualification, and currently works three days a week in the Nursery Monday – Wednesday.
Gary is a professional tennis coach and spends one afternoon a week teaching the pre-school children at nursery, tennis.