A second chance for a free climbing frame!

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After the fantastic successes of our recent gallery competition we have decided to relaunch our competition, giving you a second chance to win back the purchase price for your product! This gallery competiton will run for the next 15 weeks, finishing on Christmas Eve. We can’t believe there are only 15 weeks until Christmas! If you had seen the previous …

Our fantastic competition ends tonight!

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The time has come to close our competition! Where has the time gone? It seems only yesterday that we were announcing it back in May. We have had an overwhelming response from our Climbing Frames customers across the board and we have received so many beautiful photos of your frames and lovely comments too. The competition closes tonight at midnight, …

How far would you go for your child?

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We have come across a really lovely story, that has made all of us here in the Climbing Frames UK office feel really heart warmed. Rick van Beek’s daughter, Maddy, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she as just two months old. “She functions like a three-month-old, and one of the very few things that we know she enjoys is …

Music Therapy For Ill Children

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When we found this story, it really warmed our hearts. Often we receive queries from parents about our climbing frames, asking whether they would be suitable for their child who has an illness or a learning disability. The answer, of course, is always a yes! Our frames are a great way for these children to get out of doors and …

The Olympics did Britain proud, but can we say the same about the mascots?

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On the 6th July 2005, Great Britain let out a cheer on the announcement that London had won the bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics in 7 years’ time. From that point the countdown began, during which there were several milestones along the way – the unveiling of the Olympic logo and the unveiling of the Olympic mascots being …

Brand new Playground for the St. Ann’s Well Gardens in Brighton & Hove

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Another new playground has opened – again this makes us very happy! There is nothing more important than making sure our kids get enough exercise out of doors we like the enthusiasm of any local government that encourages kids outside with quality play equipment. With obesity and inactivity becoming an issue for the country all initiatives that help reverse the …

Children who do not exercise regularly become clumsier

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A Portuguese study claims that children who do not exercise regularly become 9 times clumsier than other children who take part in regular activity. The researchers have based their work on 200 children aged nine and ten, who spent more than three quarters of their time sitting in front of the television or playing computer games. They gave each child …

Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift get creative on the trampoline

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Normally when you think of trampolines you think of small children playing games and having fun in the garden. But when you think of celebrity singer/ song writers you think of recording studios, shopping and parties. You wouldn’t expect the two of these things to go together. But recently, Ed Sheeran and Taylor swift (both singer/song writers) were playing on …

5-a-day… We’re all for it!

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Motivating our young (and old..) climbing frames people to be more active is so important. The ‘Change4Life’ scheme in England and Wales, the ‘Take Life On’ scheme in Scotland and the ‘Get A Life, Get Active’ scheme in Northern Ireland have all been running since the year 2009, encouraging families to eat healthier and be more active. Good nutrition is …

New Climbing Frame in Fishtoft, near Boston in Lincolnshire, provides more opportunities for children to play outside!

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Here at Climbing Frames HQ, we are always really pleased to hear about new public play areas for children. The CEO of Climbing Frames UK, Andrew-Selwood Beard, said, “As advocates of outdoor play, we believe that kids need to have designated areas for them to run around, let off steam, exercise and socialise. This new playground in Fishtoft is exactly …