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Playspace News – March 2017 Newsletter

Inclusion: The Heart of the Playscape Project Taking a lead from the Village children (who insist on using the skateramp as one mighty challenge to run up and down!) the playscape scheme seeks to provide a landscape for everyone to enjoy and to interpret in their own way. Inclusion is a driving principle for us….

Playscape News – February 2017 Newsletter

Playscape – A Community Effort! We have been so encouraged by all the support we’ve received from you so far, and one of our biggest supporters, the SSYI, are truly getting their hands dirty for the cause! SSYI starts work on the Copse The young people have been busy building bird boxes and in half-term…

Playscape News – January 2017 Newsletter

A New Year, A New Playscape? We very much hope so! We want to raise some significant funds this year and our fundraising team will be working hard to raise corporate and private donations. Do contact us if you can help us on either of those fronts! We can then apply for the large local…

Playscape News – December 2016 Newsletter

Playscape’s totaliser passes £30,000! A HUGE THANK YOU to the community of Great Shelford and beyond for all your support so far. The abseil total has just passed the £6000 mark and another very generous cheque of £2000 arrived the other day – a great step closer to a fantastic playscape for everyone to enjoy!…

Playscape News – November 2016 Newsletter

Abseiling for Playscape! On October 1st, 40 intrepid abseilers took on St Mary’s Tower! Before you could actually abseil your first challenge was to climb the steep winding steps, clamber over the enormous church bells and squeeze up another metal ladder. Fortunately you were greeted by the very cheery Hatt Events lot who had you…

Playscape News – October 2016 Newsletter

There was no rest for the Playscape team over the summer as work continued on fundraising, pre-planning applications and a pop-up consultation! Copse Project On Saturday 13h August we consulted the village about rejuvenating the copse area (as identified in the draft master plan) to encourage more outside play whilst increasing biodiversity and interest for…

Playscape News – August 2016 Newsletter

Playscape Needs You! It was great to see so many of you at the Shelford Feast – your support is crucial in realising a new playscape for our village, thank you so much for all your help so far!   In case you missed us, here are some things you can do to help: Sign…

Playscape News – July 2016 Newsletter

Test Your Head For Heights and Raise Money for Playscape! Registration is now open for Playscape’s Sponsored Abseil down St Mary’s Church Tower! Buoyed by the success of It’s a Knockout and the £23,000 raised to date we are looking forward to our next big fundraiser on Saturday 1st October 2016. Normally only a select…

Playscape News – June 2016 Newsletter

A Knockout for Playscape! Congratulations to The Saints team, who ran, bounced, catapulted and waddled their way (complete with fluffy halos) to lift the inflatable Trophy at Playscape’s It’s a Knockout competition in April! It was a grand slam from this group of St Faith’s parents, as they also won the prize for the most enthusiastic participant…

Playscape News – May 2016 Newsletter

A Playscape Baby! Congratulations to Dave Jones (our website designer) and his wife Carrie who welcomed little Alexa into the world on the 12th April. The team wish you all the best whilst adjusting to the joys of now being a family of 4! It’s thanks to Dave, of Platform Twenty, that we have our…

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