Picnic & Play…in East Anglia

Friday, 29th July 2016 3:28 pm
Summer is here and so are the school holidays! Children will need entertaining once again during the long summer break. When you can find a great park with exciting play equipment to suit all ages and space to relax over a picnic what more do you need? So we’re going to help you find some! […] Read more

Why We Need Teenage Shelters

Monday, 25th July 2016 4:40 pm
A number of councils have erected teenage shelters near sports grounds to encourage teenagers to leave the streets and congregate somewhere less disruptive.  There is evidence that teenage shelters reduce youth crime in city centers.  Most teenagers meet on cold corners and isolated bus stops so that they can enjoy each other’s company, without the […] Read more

Picnic & Play…in Scotland

Friday, 22nd July 2016 4:52 pm
Summer is here and so are the school holidays! Children will need entertaining once again during the long summer break. When you can find a great park with exciting play equipment to suit all ages and space to relax over a picnic what more do you need? So we’re going to help you find some! […] Read more

Mud Kitchens….Yes MUD Kitchens

Monday, 18th July 2016 1:03 pm
Mud kitchens are popular with children from all over the world due to their simplicity and amazing play value.  On the surface they look like a natural role play area for preparing pretend food but if we dig deeper, there are actually many health benefits from playing with mud.  Children naturally gravitate to mud kitchens […] Read more

Picnic & Play…in Kent

Friday, 15th July 2016 4:59 pm
Welcome back to Picnic & Play; Playdale’s ‘where to’ series of regular news articles about parks with play areas in the Playdale regions across the UK, which are particularly popular for families during the holiday periods. When you can find a great park with exciting play equipment to suit all ages and space to relax over […] Read more

Popular School Playground Equipment

Monday, 11th July 2016 3:41 pm
School playground equipment is very versatile and provides a multitude of learning opportunities which include; physical play, role play, imaginative play, musical play and natural play.  School playground equipment can be used by teachers to demonstrate scientific processes, music, storytelling, drama and role play.  The introduction of Forest days in schools has meant that children […] Read more

Picnic & Play…in Ireland

Friday, 8th July 2016 4:47 pm
Despite the recent mixed bag of weather, summer is officially here and the school holidays are just around the corner so children will need entertaining once again during the long summer break. When you can find a great park with exciting play equipment to suit all ages and space to relax over a picnic, what […] Read more

EU Referendum result sparks local media interest

Friday, 1st July 2016 5:19 pm
As British people across the nation continue to digest the ‘yes’ result from the vote to leave the European Union, a range of emotions have been expressed from joy to anger and from hope to fear. Businesses have of course been in the spotlight as the impact on them is particularly uncertain at this moment in […] Read more