Consultation

Playscape News – March 2018 Newsletter

Recipe for a New Playscape Ingredients 1 dozen committee members 2 dozen public consultations 1 x It’s a knockout extravaganza A dusting of abseilers 400 fun runners A generous outpouring of donations Mix it all together, let it rise for a month or two whilst we wait for planning permission and then ice with final…

Playscape News – May 2017 Newsletter

SSYI & Playscape – Operation Copse Thanks to the commitment and hard graft of the SSYI you can now stroll through the copse, build a den, play in a willow swirl and sit to contemplate the scene on a choice of logs! During the Easter holidays Sophie O’Hara Smith led members of the SSYI and…

Playscape News – April 2017 Newsletter

SSYI & Playscape working on the wilder side Meadows taking shape In February a group of willing SSYI and Playscape volunteers joined Sophie O’Hara Smith down by the basketball court. With quantities of string, tape measures, stakes, line spray (and a touch of mental maths!) we marked out the new meadows and pathways. Seamus then…

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 – April 2016 Newsletter

It’s a Knockout April 23rd 14:00 – 16:30.  Join us on Shelford Rec! Please come and support Playscape’s It’s a Knockout!  on Saturday 23rd April from 2.00 – 4.30pm. Cheer on our intrepid teams battling it out on larger-than-life challenges including “human demolition, Ski Crazy and Pinball Wizard”! There’ll be cakes, burgers, and a bouncy…

Playscape News – March 2016 Newsletter

Come and See The Master Plan Ideas!   Hooray! It’s time to see some exciting plans! We’ll be holding a public drop-in session in the Scout & Guide HQ on Saturday 5th March, 10am – 3pm. It’s a chance for everyone to see the design concept – please come along and support us by having…

Playscape News – December 2015 Newsletter

The Big Christmas Count Down Has Begun! My kids may be thoroughly exited about the 24 numbers on our chocolate advent calendar, but I’m much more interested in a longer number … 1164326 …to be precise.  Yes, thanks to our very own elves (or rather Marion, our treasurer) beavering away behind the scenes, Great Shelford…

Playscape News – November 2015 Newsletter

We’ve been listening… Since founding Great Shelford Playscape this year we have conducted a dozen focus groups in the community and launched our online questionnaire to find out what people really think about the rec and how they’d like it to be.  The response has been so encouraging – everyone we’ve approached has been very willing to…

Playscape News – October 2015 Newsletter

Exposed to the elements Some of the most innovative playspaces have been brought about through circumstance. Take the natural play area in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, composed entirely of trees, sand and a single water pump, this exploratory zone for kids and adults alike was devised after the great hurricane Irene and Super Storm Sandy hit…

Playscape News – June 2015 Newsletter

A new month brings a new logo and new Playscape members. Jeremy Fazal, local dad and professional market researcher is putting the finishing touches to our online questionnaire which we will launch with our website soon. Vaila Morrison, an architect and mother, has a very personal interest in inclusive provision as her daughter has additional…

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