Children are increasingly sedentary on their screens. And with dwindling free outdoor play provision, investment in playgrounds is key to averting a major crisis, writes Mark Hardy

More than swings and roundabouts

Following the recent State of UK Public Parks 2016 report, the Association of Play Industries reports on the importance of play

Giving children the space to play

Mark Hardy, chair of the Association of Play Industries, suggests a change to procurement practices could help local authorities to solve some of the issues affecting local play facilities.

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