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Latest play news (page 6 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.


Hard boiled, not soft

by Fiona on April 16, 2017

20 April 2016 I Islington Tribune

ISLINGTON: Children at one of London's most 'hard-boiled' playgrounds took part in a “best-dressed egg” competition over Easter.

All change at Peckham Rye AP

by Fiona on April 13, 2017


13 April 2017 I Southwark News

Peckham Rye Adventure Playground manager Terry Jones has left the playground after 25 years, unhappy at plans to redevelop the site.

Girls get head start on ULEZ

by Fiona on April 09, 2017

08 April 2017 I London Play

LONDON: Traffic came to a halt in Crossharbour on Friday as the ultimate in low-emissions vehicles took to the road - fresh from racing in the All London Girl Kart Grand Prix.

Pokemon for more get up and GO

by Fiona on March 29, 2017

29 March 2017 I University of Washington

Parents who regularly play “Pokémon GO” with their children report a number of side benefits from playing the mobile device-based game. 

Nine in ten kids not active enough

by Fiona on March 23, 2017

20 March 2017 I Sustrans

A YouGov poll has shown that only nine percent of children aged 5 to 16 get the recommended hour of activity each day. 

Time to quit THE two-a-day habit?

by Fiona on March 08, 2017

08 March 2017 I London Play

On National No Smoking Day, London Play is campaigning for exclusion zones to be established around schools to prevent children from being exposed to a greater public health risk - pollution.

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