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Playground makeover thanks to Big Lottery funding

You will have noticed that our playground has been resurfaced thanks to The Big Lottery Awards for All. The new surface of artificial grass has been welcomed by children, parents, carers and staff.

Jane Hughes, Setting Manager, explains why a new play surface was especially important. “As well as providing a fantastic new surface for all our children, it has also benefited our children with additional needs who can now walk and play more easily on a flat surface.  We are delighted with how it looks and we are now fundraising for new play equipment to make it even better.”

Kate Linford, Chair of the preschool committee said “This award has been so important for our preschool. As a charity, it can be difficult to raise funds for major refurbishments and we are very grateful to the Big Lottery for its award to improve our facilities.”

As well as new play equipment, future plans for the playground also include further developing the outdoor classroom including a new mud kitchen.

Children celebrate the new play ground

Children celebrate the new play ground