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We want to give them more chances to play outside their homes

 

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We campaign to prevent the loss of playable space

 

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We promote quality and choice in play provision

 

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Play is a fun way to be active

We work to increase opportunities for children to play

 

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Latest play news (page 1 of 31)

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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GOSH research on play in the pandemic

by Fiona on March 09, 2021

7 March 2021 I GOSH

Parents are worried that the loss of freedom to play during the pandemic could have a long term impact on their children, according to new research.


Parents support wellbeing catchup

by Fiona on March 08, 2021

 

07 March 2021 I Institute for Fiscal Studies

A huge majority of parents favour ‘catch up’ policies that would improve their children’s wellbeing, research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown.


London Play joins call for 'summer of play'

by Fiona on March 02, 2021

16 Feb 2021 I Guardian

London Play has joined academics and other play campaigners in calling on the government to support 'a summer of play'.

 


Kids get muddy in South London Oasis

by Fiona on February 01, 2021

29 January 2021 I fenews 

Hundreds of children will have the chance to learn about the natural world – and get muddy – at an urban ‘oasis’ in south London.

 


Dear Boris

by Fiona on January 12, 2021

05 Jan 2021

Dear Prime Minister

Please prioritise children’s wellbeing during this third lockdown in England. 


Triple winners keep adventure spirit alive

by Fiona on October 30, 2020

30 Oct 2020 I London Play

It's pizza all round for three London adventure playgrounds that kept the spirit of adventure play alive during the ongoing pandemic.

 


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