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Further Support for Playscape

We are delighted to announce that Scotsdales Garden Centre will be generously supplying the plants for the new borders of the Playscape. From dogwoods and Japanese anenomes to lavender and beautiful grasses, the planting will be hardy and pollinator friendly, providing long seasonal interest for all creatures who visit the rec. Our sincere thanks goes…

Playscape News – February 2020 Newsletter

Playscape – Who Are We and What Are We Doing? We’ve been around for a while, but we thought it worth introducing ourselves again and updating everyone. Who, What, Why? Hi! We’re a local charity run my volunteers championing the complete transformation of the rather sorry playground into an inclusive and exciting Playscape. We want…

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 – January 2016 Newsletter

New Year Plans Great Shelford Playscape may have started out as a project to rejuvenate the lacklustre playground, which it will, but this is much more about creating a legacy of outdoor fun and relaxation for everyone, at the heart of our village. This month Erect Architecture will be presenting their Recreation Ground Master Plan…

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 – August 2015 Newsletter

During the sweltering final days of June, representatives of Great Shelford Playscape and the Parish Council interviewed three very different design practices for the job of master-planning our recreation ground. “Hang-on!” I hear you cry, “We thought you were sorting out the play provision!” well yes, we are, but if we are to create a…

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