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London Play is one of  many organisations behind a campaign to ensure that every child has the space, time, and freedom to play this summer as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

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Health
The number of children seeking help for mental health problems increased by 28% during the pandemic, new figures have revealed.

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Community
Hundreds of children will have the chance to learn about the natural world– and get muddy – at an urban ‘oasis’ in south London.

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London play news
London Play has joined academics and other play campaigners in calling on the government to support 'a summer of play' to help children recover from the stress of lockdown and a year of Covid upheaval.

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Three London adventure playgrounds that went to extraordinary lengths to keep children playing – and in some cases, fed too – during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic were yesterday announced as joint winners of the coveted London Adventure Playground of the Year Award.

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Community
Two thirds of London's adventure playground organisations report that they are now delivering new services, with many becoming vital hubs for food distribution.

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LONDON: Leading insurer Zurich has promised to review its decision to withdraw insurance cover from two of the capital's adventure playgrounds.

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London Play Press Releases
Inviting groups of children from across London to converge in a field, rub shoulders designing and building go karts from scratch, and then race them side by side was a BIG no-no this year. But London Play found a way to make the hotly-anticipated go kart events happen

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Community
London Play has won nearly £100k in funding to support adventure playgrounds and ensure the capital’s most vulnerable children can enjoy a summer of play.

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With residential camps on hold for now, Camp Build has gone on tour to bring the unique building adventure to playgrounds across the capital.

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Thousands of families visiting adventure playground foodbanks across the capital this week will be picking up parcels of joy along with their food staples thanks to the capital’s leading play charity.

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Play Research & Reports
Adventure playgrounds may have closed their gates, but they have not closed the door on their ‘playing customers’, London’s children.

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The most happening adventure playground in London is ELHAP in Redbridge, it was announced today

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LAMBETH: BIG KID Foundation is poised to sign a 10-year lease on Dexter Adventure Playground in Brixton.

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Play Research & Reports
LONDON: Around £400,000 has been awarded to 29 London primary schools to fund new green barriers to protect children from toxic air in school playgrounds.

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Continuous rain failed to put a damper on yesterday’s All London Go Kart Build and Race as children from across London proved that they are anything but a ‘cotton wool generation’.

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