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  • Wicksteed Playgrounds: New outdoor gym thanks to Captain Tom's fundraising
    New outdoor gym thanks to Captain Tom's fundraising
    27 October 2021 - Wicksteed Playgrounds
    Playground equipment manufacturer Wicksteed has been selected to supply and install outdoor gym equipment at Kettering General Hospital, thanks to charity funds raised by Sir Captain Tom Moore. The Rothwell Road hospital plans to...
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  • Jupiter Play: Outdoor education for a post COVID-19 world
    Outdoor education for a post COVID-19 world
    07 September 2021 - Jupiter Play
    COVID-19 has deeply affected the nation’s children; their education, fitness and wellbeing. Can outdoor learning help to restore and rebuild their confidence and mental health? It is safe to say that children and young people...
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  • Wicksteed Playgrounds: Wicksteed backs API's #PlayMustStay Campaign
    Wicksteed backs API's #PlayMustStay Campaign
    21 June 2021 - Wicksteed Playgrounds
    Wicksteed is fully behind the API's #PlayMustStay Campaign. The API is calling for urgent and sustained investment in public play provision. It is also supporting the Children First Alliance in their call for a dedicated Cabinet...
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  • Punto Design: Infinity sun loungers win 2020 GOOD DESIGN® award
    Infinity sun loungers win 2020 GOOD DESIGN® award
    20 April 2021 - Punto Design
    The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. runs the Museum's annual GOOD DESIGN® Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphitc designs...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Introducing Proludic’s 2021 new product innovations
    Introducing Proludic’s 2021 new product innovations
    18 March 2021 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic is excited to share with you our NEW 2021 products which showcase how you can make your play provision stand out from the crowd. This year we have deliberately focused on inclusive play equipment as we are strong...
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  • Massey & Harris (Eng) Ltd: New Robinia Trim Trail Range from Massey & Harris
    New Robinia Trim Trail Range from Massey & Harris
    02 March 2021 - Massey & Harris (Eng) Ltd
    Massey & Harris have launched a new Robinia trim trail range to build upon their existing successful trim trail products. Robinia is one of the hardest European woods and offers superior longevity over pine or other soft woods.
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  • Caloo: The benefits of outdoor gyms for local authorities
    The benefits of outdoor gyms for local authorities
    08 February 2021 - Caloo
    Please note: due to the current pandemic, the UK government have declared that all outdoor gyms must close. This blog relates to the use of outdoor gyms whilst there are no restrictions in place. Outdoor gyms are a fantastic way...
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  • Playtop©: How outdoor play makes children happier and healthier
    How outdoor play makes children happier and healthier
    21 October 2020 - Playtop©
    Being able to play outside can be hugely beneficial for children. Whether that’s structured play or free time to be creative on their own the benefits of allowing young people to engage with outdoor play environments are many. In...
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  • Fresh Air Fitness: National Fitness Day 2020 with Fresh Air Fitness
    National Fitness Day 2020 with Fresh Air Fitness
    15 October 2020 - Fresh Air Fitness
    National Fitness Day is the most active day of the year, bringing people of all backgrounds, ages and abilities together to celebrate the fun of fitness. This year, on 23rd September 2020, there were more than 20,000 fitness...
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  • Wicksteed Playgrounds: Is your playground built to last?
    Is your playground built to last?
    12 October 2020 - Wicksteed Playgrounds
    During these uncertain times, it’s now more important than ever to ensure that you are getting value for money when purchasing a new playground. We know that a new play area is a big investment and at Wicksteed we know just how...
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  • Punto Design: Punto Design's products now available in the UK
    Punto Design's products now available in the UK
    03 July 2020 - Punto Design
    Punto Design, one of Russia's leading street furniture manufacturers, is now promoting its portfolio to the UK marketplace. Relying on natural materials of high quality and modern processing methods, Punto Design offers...
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  • eibe Play Ltd: eibe Play's Brand New 2020 Catalogue
    eibe Play's Brand New 2020 Catalogue
    18 May 2020 - eibe Play Ltd
    eibe is delighted to unveil its 2020 play catalogue. Packed full of innovative equipment with new ranges and products, you will find everything from traditional swings, slides and roundabouts to bespoke castles and ships. In...
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  • Artform Urban Furniture: Sustainability and technology shaping urban environment
    Sustainability and technology shaping urban environment
    16 March 2020 - Artform Urban Furniture
    Around 72% of the EU population lives in urban areas. Cities and towns throughout Europe are evolving and growing at an incredible rate. As a result, a new and more developed model of sustainability is required. One which saves...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: New Contracts Manager appointed at Proludic
    New Contracts Manager appointed at Proludic
    10 March 2020 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic is delighted to introduce Russell Dyer as the newest addition to its expanding team. Russell has taken on the role of Contracts Manager, created to manage the increase in project installs Proludic is seeing across the...
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  • Timberplay: Simply Play - play space evaluation tool redevelopment
    Simply Play - play space evaluation tool redevelopment
    24 February 2020 - Timberplay
    Timberplay's play assessment tool, SImply Play, has been redeveloped to increase functionality and usability, and is now available for all to use online. The new Simply Play has been streamlined with a reduced number of...
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