General Posts

Making The Most Of Playground Equipment This Summer

Friday, 10th August 2018 4:22 pm
Local playground equipment can be a fantastic resource for all parents and carers during the long summer holidays. Many parents panic on the last day of term because the thought of entertaining children for six weeks is incredibly daunting. Occupying children who usually follow a strict timetable and full curriculum is not easy and requires […] Read more

MD announced as IoD Director of the Year awards finalist

Tuesday, 7th August 2018 12:05 pm
We are delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Barry Leahey MBE has been shortlisted for the Director of the Year award in the global category at the finals of the IoD Director of the Year Awards. Barry, who lives in Samlesbury, began working for Playdale in 2004 as Sales and Marketing Director and progressed […] Read more

A Rising Star In Export

Friday, 13th July 2018 4:22 pm
We are delighted to announce that our Export Account Manager Stephanie Tootill reached a category final of the prestigious ‘Barclays North West Women In Business Awards’. The North West of England’s top women in business have been recently celebrated at a recent awards event organised and run by Barclays Plc. The awards attract nominations of […] Read more

PE & Sport Premium Funding for schools

Tuesday, 24th April 2018 3:09 pm
One of the ways to effectively utilise your PE & Sport Premium is to install outdoor play and sports equipment that will encourage pupils to be more physically active. The Government’s guidance to schools on spending the newly increased funding states that ‘Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the […] Read more

Playdale’s MD attends Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London

Wednesday, 18th April 2018 2:21 pm
Our Managing Director Barry Leahey is in London this week attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM). This event brings together representatives and leaders from the worlds of business, civil society and government to address the shared global challenges Commonwealth countries face. Actions are then formed and agreed on, to create a better […] Read more

Additional HS2 funding available for community projects

Monday, 19th March 2018 4:33 pm
Two types of funding are available to local communities to help with the disruption that has been and will be caused by the construction of Phase One of the high-speed railway High Speed Two (HS2); the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). This railway is aimed to be […] Read more

Playdale holds charity quiz night to support young carers

Thursday, 22nd February 2018 3:54 pm
To kick-start the new year of fundraising for our 2018 chosen-by-staff worthy causes we held a charity quiz night last Saturday, which was a roaring success! This particular event was in support of Furness Young Carers – a charity which supports young people (5-18 years old) who care for someone at home who is ill, […] Read more

How Does Outdoor Fitness Equipment Work?

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 3:08 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment provides the same benefits of going to the gym without having to pay a penny. Councils strategically place outdoor gym equipment where people can come across it easily. This is to allow everyone to have access to outdoor fitness equipment and improve the health of the local people. Regular exercise has been […] Read more

Enhance your Adventure Trail and encourage more active play!

Thursday, 8th February 2018 12:19 pm
Did you know that there are accessories available to enhance your Adventure Trail? No matter what size your trail is, you can inject extra fun and encourage competitive spirit with the Interactive Panel & Trail Timer. We designed a range of unique activities to provide a different dimension to your Adventure Trail. As well as […] Read more

Playdale looks forward to another year of charity fundraising!

Friday, 19th January 2018 4:35 pm
One of the two main focal points of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work is ‘Demonstrating Support For Our Community’. Playdale is committed to providing volunteer support to the local community. Throughout 2017 we supported three chosen local causes and initiatives through voluntary efforts of staff. At the end of 2016 Playdale staff members nominated […] Read more
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