An Islington story

Fears that new planning laws may lead to loss of adventure playground sites.   Last year Adrian Voce worked with Islington Play Association on its project to secure land for adventure playgrounds in the inner London borough. Here, he describes the work and its outcome – and why finding such a solution to this issue has never been more important. Read how Islington has faced the challenge – click here

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Time to join the Free Time Consortium

Are you committed to increasing children’s freedom to play? Do you work in the play sector?  Is your organisation a charity, a non-profit company, a social enterprise or a community interest company?  Are you interested in support for capacity building, sharing good practice and information or partnership in joint fund raising bids?  If the answer to all these questions is YES, then perhaps the Free Time Consortium is for you. The Free Time Consortium (FTC) was born in 2011 as a Play England-led partnership of 17 play organisations to access £2m government cash from the Social Action Fund for a […]

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