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Latest play news (page 2 of 30)

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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Islington square wins play award

by Fiona on June 20, 2019

20 June 2019 I LGN

ISLINGTON: A revamp of a once-neglected Georgian garden square in Barnsbury, Islington, by LDA Design, has won the Children’s Play category in the annual Street Design Awards.


Withdrawing play should stop

by Fiona on June 14, 2019

14 June 2019 I British Psychological Society

Withdrawing play time from school children as punishment is an infringement of children's human rights and is a practice which should be stopped, says the British Psychological Society. 


Lambeth transforms play commissioning

by Fiona on May 15, 2019

15 May 2019 I Lambeth Council

LAMBETH: Lambeth Council has laid out proposals to transform the commissioning of youth and play support services in the borough, including winding down the Young Lambeth Cooperative. 


London "two tier play" exposed

by Fiona on April 02, 2019

01 April 2019 I Guardian

LONDON: As many as half a dozen housing developments across London – most of them relatively new – separate play areas for richer and poorer children.


School's out for play street!

by Fiona on April 02, 2019

01 April 2019 I East London Advertiser

TOWER HAMLETS: Play time has extended onto the street for two schools in Tower Hamlets


Fun factor key to getting children active

by Fiona on March 25, 2019

25 March 2019 I Sport England

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active according to new research.


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