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Play is a fun way to be active

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Latest play news (page 6 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.


Awesome blazes a trail for play in Islington

by Fiona on August 30, 2016

30 August 2016

ISLINGTON: The first 'play mutual' in the country has been awarded the contract to run six adventure playgrounds in Islington. 

Pizza to pay for play

by Fiona on August 10, 2016

10 August 2016

TOWER HAMLETS: Children at Weavers Adventure Playground will soon be serving up pizza as they play thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Hide and seek in Westminster Abbey?

by Fiona on August 07, 2016

06 August 2016 I London Play

LONDON: Every day should be a play day but National Play Day on Wednesday 5 August was an extra reason for children to exercise their right to play. 

Inquiry into public parks

by Fiona on July 11, 2016

11 July 2016 I Communities and Local Government Committee

An inquiry has been launched into public parks to examine the impact of reduced local authority budgets on these open spaces.

Playtime takes to streets

by Fiona on July 01, 2016

30 June 2016 I Islington Gazette

Play time brought traffic to a stand still as Thornhill Primary school shut off a section of Lofting Road in Barnsbury to give its pupils a play time to remember.

Playtime boosts brainpower

by Fiona on June 30, 2016


30 June 2016

Schools which limit playtime could be stunting their pupils' academic performance, according to experts. 

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