London Play in the news (page 8 of 9)
We like to have the odd rant on the radio to get the message out to the masses - and anyone influential who might be listening - about how important play is. Sometimes we even get in the papers or go on TV! See and hear what we've had to say lately in the public arena here.
23 Oct 2013 I Tottenham Journal
Youngsters were out in force for the official opening of a new play area which features a giant bat sculpted from wood - just in time for Halloween.
29 August 2013 I BBC London 94.9FM
A housing association has moved to prevent a woman from teaching her granddaughter how to ride a bike in the road outside her house.
22 August 2013 I BBC London Radio
London Play's Paul Hocker having a good old chin wag about play streets with Jeni Barnett on BBC London 94.9FM.
27 July 2013 I BBC London television news
Keeping children safe while playing outdoors is a concerned for all parents. Now, councils across London are planning temporary road closures to allow children to play outside their homes in a safe environment.
BBC London reporter Warren Nettleford went to Lambeth to find out how the scheme is working there.
Click here for the news clip. London Play's Paul Hocker is at 1m28s.
26 July 2013 I Children and Young People Now magazine
The government's childcare plans ignore the importance of staffed after-school play provision, experts have warned.
24 June 2013 I East End Life
Thrill seekers from across London converged at Mudchute Farm on the Isle of Dogs for a racing event with a difference.