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8thNovember 2022

Free Trees!

08.11.22|Categories: Funding, Resources|Tags: , , , |

It’s tree planting season! TCV share 2 opportunities for schools and other groups to source free trees: I Dig Trees Now in its eight year, the I Dig Trees campaign from TCV and OVO Energy is providing free trees to schools, community groups and voluntary organisations across England, Wales and [...]

20thOctober 2022

Join the Litter Pick & Play project!

20.10.22|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Are you working with children and young people to improve their local environment to increase and improve their play? Play Scotland invite you to get involved in their Litter Pick & Play campaign. They include a handy toolkit on their webpage. This is part of the International Play Association Triennial World [...]

14thSeptember 2022

Cities with more vegetation mean ‘better health behaviours’ in children

14.09.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]

11thAugust 2022

Scottish Parents’ Survey 2021: children and young people’s play – results

11.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This Scottish Government report (29 March 2022) presents the findings on children’s play from the Scottish Parents’ omnibus survey of 1,004 parents of children and young people aged 0-18 across Scotland. This was conducted by Ipsos MORI Scotland between 1 November and 2December 2021. The survey explored children’s experiences of [...]