A NURSERY nurse has been shortlisted for a national award.

Lucy Fitzgibbon, a nursery practitioner at The Old Station Nursery in Faringdon, is up for the ‘Nursery Practitioner of the Year’ award at the NMT Nursery Awards.

She was nominated by her nursery manager Steph Dorling, who believes she deserves the award for her growth in confidence, continued enthusiasm and her dedicated commitment.

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Ms Fitzgibbon said: “I feel totally overwhelmed for being nominated and being a finalist. I’m completely lost for words and very grateful for being nominated.”

The Old Station Nursery in Faringdon offers day care for children aged up to five years old, in addition to before and after school care for children aged between five and eight years old.

The Park Road nursery is part of The Old Station Nursery group, established in 2002, which has nurseries spread across the country.

The NMT Nursery Awards will take place on November 26 at a virtual awards presentation.