Category: News

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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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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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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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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Donating online to Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

You can now donate online to the playground using Virgin Money Giving.  If you are a UK taxpayer your donation will be increased by 25% through the Gift Aid scheme.  Just click on the button to donate!

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Funding success

We are delighted to announce the success of our funding bid to BBC Children in Need, who have awarded a grant of over £111,000 to the playground.  The grant will fund the salaries of our playworkers and sessional staff for

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Honouring volunteers past and present

We are delighted to have received a £1000 donation from local resident Mandy Boyce this week, in memory of her father Brian Giblin, who was involved in building some of the original equipment on the playground.  Mandy’s brother Peter and

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What a day!

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