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Latest play news (page 4 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.


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. 

New fund could support play

by Fiona on September 04, 2017

August 2017 I London Play

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new £9m fund to create and improve green spaces and encourage more tree planting in London.

Millions of children worried about crime

by Fiona on August 30, 2017

30 August 2017 I The Guardian

The wellbeing and happiness of millions of children is being affected by concerns about crime in their local area, according to a study. 

Go Kart charity warns of cuts to play

by Fiona on August 08, 2017

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.

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