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Fears for children's 'safety' amid school-closure threat

Parents at a closure-threatened special-school say they are worried for their children's future.

Wirral Council say Lyndale School in Eastham doesn't have enough pupils to make it viable.

But it is claimed the alternative schools they want to use will not serve the needs of Lyndale's children or keep them safe.

Fight to keep school for disabled children open

Parents on Wirral are battling to keep a school for severely disabled children open.

The local council announced late last year it was considering shutting Lyndale school, in Eastham. Education chiefs said this was due to a drop in pupil numbers and a change in funding.

Since then, parents have begun a campaign and say a petition to save the school has thousands of signatures.

Wirral council have started a consultation process. Parents though are determined to fight to keep Lyndale open. Many say they don't want their children to go anywhere else.

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