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  • [27 Sep 2017]

    Latest figures from the National Child Measurement Programme reveal that the year on year increase in Year 6 children’s body mass index continues. This is in contrast with a significant downward trend in the prevalence of obesity among Reception boys in the period 2006/07 to 2015/16.

  • [11 Sep 2017]

    Thousands of children are using playgrounds near to roads with illegal levels of pollution, according to new analysis. More than 950 schools are near roads which have from harmful levels of illegal pollution, research found.

  • [18 Aug 2017]

    Public Health England (PHE) announces plans to consider the evidence, set guidelines and closely monitor progress on calorie reduction.

  • [14 Aug 2017]

    A Play England evaluation of their project Street Play shows that helping children play outside by closing streets for set time periods can help children meet daily targets of physical activity.

  • [25 Jul 2017]

    When ministers pledged to double the amount of free childcare for working parents, they never dreamed it could lead to some top nurseries closing.

  • [20 Jul 2017]

    The number of children meeting the recommended amount of physical activity for healthy development and to maintain a healthy weight (60 minutes a day) drops by 40% as they move through primary school.

  • [19 Jul 2017]

    To help kids do more activity throughout the summer holidays, Change4Life has launched its national 10 Minute Shake Ups programme with Disney and schools across the country.

  • [15 Jun 2017]

    A British firm stated that 99.9 percent of these popular play areas are full of germs because feces are often lurking at the bottom.

  • [09 Jun 2017]

    Competition in the fitness trade show market has ramped up as a result of Leisure Industry Week (LIW) rebranding as a pure fitness exhibition, while the parent company of Professional Beauty is launching its own fitness-focused event.

  • [25 Apr 2017]

    Promoting UK Sports and Play:FSPA launches exciting new brand - FSPA Managing Director, Jane Montgomery, explains: “The rebrand marks an exciting new chapter for us and all our members

 
 
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