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Latest play news (page 1 of 27)

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.


£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.

London kids show Go Kart grit

by Fiona on August 10, 2018


10 August 2018 I London Play

Continuous rain failed to put a damper on yesterday’s All London Go Kart Build and Race as children from across London proved that they are anything but a ‘cotton wool generation’. 

Green space link to child mental health

by Fiona on June 16, 2018

June 2018 I Telegraph and Argus

A study has unearthed a link between the quality and quantity of green space and the mental health of children.  

Killjoy Councillors to ban tree climbing

by Fiona on February 27, 2018

Friday 16 Feb 2018 I Standard

London borough of Wandsworth plans fines of up to £500 for climbing trees, flying kites or playing cricket in parks

Islington officially 'awesome'

by Fiona on October 26, 2017

26 October 2017

Islington adventure playgrounds romped home with three of the top prizes at the prestigious London Adventure Play Awards today. 

Risk 'essential' in school grounds

by Fiona on September 04, 2017

18 September 2017 I ISGA

School grounds should be 'as safe as necessary', not 'as safe as possible' asserts a new declaration from the international School Grounds Alliance. 

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