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Thousands of children play out for #Playday2016

On Wednesday, thousands of children and young people from across the United Kingdom will be out playing, celebrating Playday – the national day for play. Hundreds of local and regional play events are taking place to promote the importance of children’s right to play. This year’s Playday theme ‘Play Matters…’ celebrates the many benefits of …


Increased investment is vital if disabled children are to access the play they need and deserve

By Nicola Butler, Chair of Trustees Play England welcomes the timely report, ‘The Case for Play’, launched today by the national deafblind charity, Sense, with former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett. It reveals that disabled children in England and Wales are missing out on play opportunities that are vital to their development. All children have a …