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Latest play news (page 1 of 28)

Here's the lowdown on what's happening right now with play in London... along with news from beyond the M25 that might affect how, where and how often children play within its confines. If you want news relating to London Play, choose from the menu on the left.

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Mayor backs adventure play

by Fiona on February 07, 2019

7 Feb 2019 I London Play

LONDON: Leading insurer Zurich has promised to review its decision to withdraw insurance cover from two of the capital's adventure playgrounds.


Crisis in childhood is all around us

by Fiona on February 06, 2019

05 February 2019 I CPPF

The Children’s Play Policy Forum has issued a policy statement identifying a crisis in childhood and calling for more children’s play opportunities.


West Ham gets play investment

by Fiona on February 06, 2019

06 Feb 2019 I My East London

NEWHAM: Almost £1.2m is to be spent upgrading West Ham Park playground and installing a new water play area.


Green fund to cut playground pollution

by Fiona on February 02, 2019

01 February 2019 I Mayor of London

LONDON: Around £400,000 has been awarded to 29 London primary schools to fund new green barriers to protect children from toxic air in school playgrounds.


Research ramps up screens vs play debate

by Fiona on January 25, 2019

17 January 2019 I API

A research report claims to show for the first time, a strong link between recreational screen time and children’s inactivity.


£100k ‘play streets’ project for Newham

by Fiona on September 19, 2018

6 September 2018 I Newham Recorder

Residents are being encouraged to set up traffic-free ‘play streets’ outside their homes.


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