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Playscape News – December 2019 Newsletter

Raise free funds for Playscape with your Christmas Shopping! Help make our Christmas a merry one by simply signing up to Give As You Live for when you shop online. It’s free to use and they are partnered with over 4000 big named shops that pay a percentage to your chosen charity when you buy from them…

Playscape News – November 2019 Newsletter

More funds for an Inclusive Playscape We were delighted to receive a generous donation of £5000 over the summer and raise a further £4400 from the fantastic Fun Run in September. This is great news for our campaign to bring an inclusive and inspiring playscape to the Village. Master Plan Progress The new services transformed…

Playscape News – October 2019 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2019 – The Results What a beautiful day and so fantastic to see the village out in force! The chip timing company found us this year (!) bringing with it zippy new technology that made checking in a breeze and results pretty instantaneous with text messages after the race. The new feast…

Playscape News – September 2019 Newsletter

SUPPORT PLAYSCAPE BY SUPPORTING THE FUN RUN! Sunday 15th September, 10.30am, Great Shelford Rec Elite runners, fun runners, families, walkers, we need you! Come and enjoy a satisfying 5km run on closed roads through the beautiful Shelford Villages. Thanks to our amazing sponsors all proceeds from the registration fees go straight to funding an inspiring…

Playscape News – August 2019 Newsletter

Can you help us? When we set up Great Shelford Playscape our aims were to consult with the local community, commission an inspiring design and raise funds to realise this vision. It’s become apparent, however, that this is more than a capital project and that there is another vital role we can play in the…

Playscape News – July 2019 Newsletter

Come and Run for Playscape Our pop up café and meeting point for runners (on Fridays between 4 and 5pm at the Pavilion) has been a good excuse for a chat (and cake!) and an inspiration for keen ones to run round the rec. Impressively, many of the kids run at least 5k each week…

Playscape News – June 2019 Newsletter

SHELFORD FUN RUN – REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The fabulous Shelford Fun Run is returning on Sunday 15th September in aid of Great Shelford Playscape. This is a wonderful chance to run (or walk!) through the beautiful Shelford Villages on closed roads. With chip timing and a staggered start this year (over 11s first, fun runners…

Playscape News – May 2019 Newsletter

Playscape: Shelter Competition Winner(s)! We are delighted to announce the winning design of the Shelter Competition. There were so many good ideas that in the end we decided to combine three entries. So congratulations to our joint winners: Elliot Morrison (5 years old) & Anja Evans (a local mum), who both had the idea to…

MEN DIG HOLES TO HELP US

Guest blog post by Duncan Grey The roads are being dug up again, there are temporary traffic lights around the village and now the car park is closed for more digging. What’s going on? Irritating as it is, this is work that will benefit us all. And as grandma used to say, “You can’t make…

Playscape News – April 2018 Newsletter

Breaking Ground for Playscape Satisfying progress was made for the Playscape project last month when the PC got the crucial Feast Services underway. This great step forward was, however, rather dampened by the discovery of extensive asbestos in the ground and the accompanying costs of dealing with it. You can read more fully about the…

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