New playground for the children of Upton, Cheshire

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Children in Upton had been promised a new playground by Halton Council and the council has delivered! Halton Council is investing £2million in the local community as a scheme to improve the lives of young people in the area. The new play area has been recently opened and has swings, a slide, a climbing wall and a zip wire. Sounds …

Success for Team Selwood

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Selwood Products proudly sponsor Equestrian team ‘Team Selwood‘ which combines a strong and competitive team of local Suffolk based amateur horse riders as well as professionals including International Showjumper Tim Davies (GBR), International Eventer Tim Price (NZL) and Olympic Eventing Team Bronze medal winner Jonelle Richards (NZL). Our diverse team have been competing across the UK and Europe all year …

New adventure playground in Milford Park, Yeovil is now open!

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Milford Park has got a new adventure playground! We named one of our climbing frames after the new £175,000 play area was funded by donations from various companies across Somerset, including Viridor Credits, Yarlington Housing Group, Yeovil Town Council and the Yeovil Recreation Charity. Local schools and residents all had their say about what the playground should include and after …

New play area opened in Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

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A new play area has been opened in Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire. The playground cost £82,000 to build and was funded by contributions from Aylesbury Vale District Council Community Chest and Long Crendon Parish Council. The new playground is called Jubilee Park and was designed by the French company Hussons, who have just set up their new headquarters in Aylesbury. The …

New playground opened in Langford, Oxfordshire

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A new playground has been opened by young people from the local community in Langford, Oxfordshire. The youngsters had to race to find a hidden box in the new sandpit area – the winner had the honour of cutting the ribbon, officially declaring the play area as ready to play in! Langford Parish Council put the playground in place with …

Burnley playgrounds shortlisted for makeover!

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Two playgrounds in Burnley have been shortlisted for a £30,000 makeover. The community charity, Groundwork, has teamed up with Flora and together they have decided to offer a community the chance to transform its local playground. The Scott Play Area and Townley Park in Burnley are the two facilities that have been entered into the competition, which closes on 30th …

Playgrounds are closed down in Lamberth, London

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Seven playgrounds, including the one in Streatham Vale, have been closed temporarily after the local council terminated a contract with the Lamberth Play Association with immediate effect. Lamberth Council said that the Play Association had failed to “follow proper employment procedures”. A spokesman for the Council said, “We are working to put in place new arrangements as quickly as possible.” …

Removal of Climbing Frames in Crawley causes public outrage

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Parents and Grandparents in Crawley, Sussex are outraged at Crawley Borough Council’s decision to close 22 playgrounds and remove the play equipment at short notice. 450 homes received a letter informing them that the playgrounds were due to close and for the equipment to be removed at the beginning of September. Residents of Crawley were angered at the fact that …