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Obesity jumps as active play takes a seat

by Fiona in Latest play news on December 09, 2014

09 Dec 2014 I London Play

A significant leap in rates of obesity between the ages of seven and 11 could coincide with the move away from active play, says one expert. 


Holloway playground named 'coolest'

by Fiona in London Play in the news on November 29, 2014

29 Nov 2014 I Islington Gazette

A Holloway playground has been officially named as the coolest in the capital. 


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If you believe in children's right to play, and you live or work in one of London's 32 boroughs or the city of London, we encourage you to become a member of London Play and support our work.


Islington Play Annual Impact Report

by Fiona in Recent publications on December 18, 2014

December 2014 I Islington Play Association

This is the first annual impact report for Islington Play Association, which in fact covers what has been a very eventful two years for the organisation, to 2014. This period saw IPA work with the council to secure a deed of dedication to protect the land occupied by the borough's 12 adventure playgrounds perpetuity, as well as taking on responsibility for running six of those playgrounds. These playgrounds are now opening for longer and between them deliver an extra 2,000 hours of play annually. Future reports will cover only one year, but for the bumper double inaugural edition, click here


Tags: Islington, practice, adventure play, play