Latest play news (page 1 of 26)
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.
07 August 2017 I East London Advertiser
Children from deprived areas like east London could be “paying the price” of public spending cuts and lose opportunities to improve their lives.
02 August 2017
LEWISHAM: Lewisham's five adventure playgrounds are now run by Youth First, a social enterprise and staff-led mutual which officially launched last month.
31 July 2017
Research out today provides conclusive evidence of the health benefits of street play.
17 July 2017 I Public Health England
The number of children managing the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity a day drops by 40% as they move through primary school.
3 May 2017 I New York Times
Sophisticated computer simulations have been used to calculate how much public money could be saved if children became more active.
21 April 2017 I Washington University
A favorite childhood pastime — swinging on the playground swing set — also may be teaching kids how to get along.