18 04, 2019

Play Builds Children – Show Your Support

2019-04-18T12:33:39+00:00April 18th, 2019|Advocacy, Councils|

Ahead of the Local Government Elections on 2 May, PlayBoard is calling on prospective councillors to champion children’s play. Play is critical to children and young people’s lives, but despite its importance our environments and lifestyles can mean that opportunities for children to play are becoming increasingly scarce. As [...]

26 03, 2019

Making Connections… Because Play Matters

2019-03-26T12:12:48+00:00March 26th, 2019|Councils, Events|

Participants of the Play Shaper programme gathered at Parliament Buildings, Stormont recently to discuss their experiences, the impact the programme has made and discuss next steps. Play Shaper is a programme of professional play development and training which aims to help a range of stakeholders who directly or indirectly [...]

21 02, 2018

£4.75m for play parks as new strategy swings into action

2019-03-12T12:03:23+00:00February 21st, 2018|Councils|

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council will start work this month on implementing a new play strategy that will see some 44 play parks across the borough upgraded at an estimated cost of £4.75m over the next five years. Delivered as part of a multi-phase rolling refurbishment programme, [...]