THE MANAGER of an Oxfordshire village nursery has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

Kaye Merriman, who co-owns Little Angels in Marcham, has been named as one of three finalists in the Towergate Care Awards for nursery worker of the year.

It is the second time in six months the preschool and nursery has been recognised, with Little Angels being judged one of the best in Europe for community work as a finalist in the European Business Excellence Forum in May.

People can vote for Ms Merriman via