Is something simple as their address the reason why children in Northern Ireland are not getting the same opportunities for play as their peers across the UK?
The ‘postcode lottery’ question comes on the back of...Read more
The Association of Play Industries (API) says access to public play spaces in UK cities and towns is ‘unfair and unequal’, and wants government action to level up children’s opportunities for play.Read more
Free, public playgrounds are the most popular places for children to play in the UK, according to a new survey. In the largest study of play in Britain, the University of Reading found that children...Read more
“The news that playgrounds are to be kept open during this, our third full lockdown, has been met with huge relief. It appears the Government agrees with us and others that the risks posed to...Read more
The Association of Play Industries (API) is promoting a new initiative aimed at getting children outdoors and using playgrounds over the winter.
It has joined forces with Leyla Preston, founder of online parenting platform Motherhood Diaries...Read more
The worrying trend of closing public playgrounds in the UK poses a real ‘public health issue’, say campaigners.
Addressing a ‘massive decline’ in mainly urban playgrounds across the country, the Association of Play Industries (API) has...Read more
The next government of the United Kingdom must provide ‘urgent and sustained funding’ for public playgrounds to reverse an ‘alarming decline’ in the past few years.
That’s the message from the Association of Play Industries (API),...Read more
Parents are increasingly concerned that a decline in outdoor playgrounds is pushing more children indoors to indulge in screen time, say play campaigners.
A survey reveals that the vast majority of parents believe that playgrounds, which...Read more