Playscape News – September 2017 Newsletter

Latest Playscape News – More Funding!

We were delighted to discover that the local Parochial Charities have awarded us a grant of £5000 towards the project. We are now just an estimated £30k away from applying for the big grants for phases 2 & 3 (new pedestrian entrance, the car park extension and the top playground) and with the Shelford Fun Run around the corner we’re getting so close! If every runner raised just £50, we’d be there!

Please consider entering if you haven’t already at or go to to sponsor someone! Come along and cheer on the runners on Sunday 17th September at the Great Shelford Rec, the race starts at 11am, but with coffee, cake, bacon rolls, ice-cream, and bouncy castles get there early to enjoy the morning!

Phase 1 (the copse) is also going strong. The SSYI and Playscape are putting some more dates in the diary to continue the work and we received £1000 from the South Cambs Community Chest to help pay for a new bridge across the ditch! So for those who can’t navigate the stepping-stones and logs, there should be a crossing just for you in the very near future.

See you on the 17th!

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