Play schemes to receive Lottery cash windfall

Cash awards totalling £3.6million will benefit children in 13 areas across England.

The Big Lottery Fund investment into the play sector will include projects to employ community rangers, as well as creating new play areas and facilities such as treetop walks and obstacle courses.

Of the 13 local authorities to receive the cash, the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral was awarded the largest chunk.

More than £880,000 will create seven new play projects in the Wirral including an extensive Community Play Ranger scheme to provide outreach play sessions in local parks and open spaces.

The programme will benefit 15,000 children and was developed with 60 local schools.

Other local authorities to win Big Lottery Fund money are: Amber Valley; Arun; Bracknell Forest; East Northamptonshire; Melton; North Kesteven; Rutland; West Devon; Slough; Tendring; and Watford.


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