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  • [16 Apr 2010]

    Comprising of 3 locations spread across the UK, the meetings will not only provide the opportunity to discuss the current state of the indoor play industry with other likeminded operators but also will host workshops launching the PPA’s latest activity in support of the Change4Life campaign

  • [06 Apr 2010]

    Enticing graduates into a career in playwork is being hindered by poor perceptions of the profession, low pay and lack of career progression, according to research by SkillsActive published yesterday.

  • [01 Apr 2010]

    Children in England are spending too much time in the classroom, according to a report by MPs.The Children, Schools and Families Committee criticised a lack of funding for trips and said children in poorer areas were less likely to go on them.

  • [31 Mar 2010]

    Play England has called for an increase in the number of staffed playgrounds to help beat child obesity and tackle anti-social behaviour.

  • [25 Mar 2010]

    Small and medium-sized leisure businesses should find it easier to secure bank loans and funding, according to plans outlined by chancellor Alistair Darling in today's budget announcement.

  • [22 Mar 2010]

    The Play Providers Association’s (PPA) brilliant ASPIRE Awards are set to return for the third consecutive year on Tuesday 21st September 2010.

  • [19 Mar 2010]

    Change4Life, the campaign designed to encourage more people to adopt healthier habits and become more active, has been launched in Wales.

  • [12 Mar 2010]

    Romsey based Serendipity Sam’s is due to celebrate 10 years of ‘Healthy Play, Every Day’ on Thursday 18th March. The business was started by local couple, Paul and Cecilia Taylor, back in March 2000, since then, the company has enjoyed phenomenal success establishing itself as the regions premiere indoor play and party provider.

  • [12 Mar 2010]

    Crealy Great Adventure Park is hosting parliamentary visits during British Tourism Week to promote tourism in the South West, whilst also campaigning for extra hours of sunlight by introducing Double Summer Time in the UK.

  • [19 Feb 2010]

    National tourism agency, VisitBritain, forecasts a return to growth for British tourism in 2010. Recent figures for 2009 suggest that the tourism industry has reached a turning point, marking it as an economic driver to lift Britain out of recession as we enter 2010, and beyond. During the first 10 months of 2009, 300,000 more inbound holiday visitors chose the UK as a holiday destination.

 
 
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