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High Sheriff’s award for the playground

On Sunday 2nd April we were honoured to be guests of the High Sheriff of South Yorkshire at the Legal Service at Sheffield Cathedral, followed by luncheon in Cutler’s Hall.  We met some of South Yorkshire’s top VIPs from the

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HM Lord-Lieutenant supports playground with flying visit

The representative of the Queen in South Yorkshire, HM Lord-Lieutenant  Andrew Coombe, took time out from his very busy schedule to visit us last Saturday. The HM Lord-Lieutenant kindly judged a cake decorating completion and delivered a very informative and

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Playground volunteer “a credit to society”

Our volunteer Kavell Graham has been recognised for his community work at the adventure playground.  14 year old Kavell has given up many hours of his time to support our activities, and has been rewarded with a gift voucher presented

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Virgin Money Super Bowl

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is one of the charities benefiting from the Virgin Money Super Bowl event this weekend – pins mean pounds!  For every pin bowled over Virgin Money will donate one pound to charity.  Come and join us over

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Tales from the playground

Eloise Green, a Y10 student from King Edward VII school, recently undertook a fortnight’s work experience at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground.  Here she writes about her experience. Most of my friends at school, when picking work experience, picked shops and offices

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Job vacancy: Play Leader

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground invites applications for the role of Play Leader. Working in conjunction with the Playground Manager, the successful candidate will lead on planning, delivering and facilitating a programme of stimulating opportunities for free play and recreational activities for

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Doctor Bike visit 3rd June

Doctor Bike is visiting the playground this Friday 3rd June as part of our road safety programme. To get your bike checked over and minor repairs carried out for free, bring it to the playground between 12.30 – 2.30pm.

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New opening times

We are now open on Tuesdays! We held our first Tuesday session on 5th April, which was as popular as ever with our young people.  We will continue to open every Tuesday, 3.15 – 6.15 in termtime and 12.30 –

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National award winners

We attended the National Playwork Conference this week, which was full of stimulating ideas and fabulous people, all connected to the world of playwork.  The Conference also hosts the Annual Playwork Awards, and this year we are the very proud

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Having a swinging time!

Our new tractor swing, kindly donated by Timberplay, has been installed!

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