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Playful Communities - Make your area a place to play

Design for Play - If you are a community group or parish or town council wishing to commission or improve a community space for children and young people in your area we can help you.

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The Playful Communities toolkit is for anyone wishing to get involved in creating, improving and maintaining places where young people can play and spend their free time.

http://www.playfulcommunities.org.uk/default.aspx

http://www.playengland.org.uk/our-work/engaging-communities-in-play

More then 100 interesting resources about PLAY:
http://www.playengland.org.uk/resources.aspx

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