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Mary Lubrano, Head of Communications
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Put Play at the Heart of Recovery

Today we are proud to be joining 150+ organisations calling on the Government to put children at the heart of the…


Playgrounds are back: Now is the time to prioritise public play provision

The Association of Play Industries (API) has welcomed the statement today from the Prime Minister that playgrounds in England are…


New report supports API call to re-open playgrounds

A new paper providing statistical evidence and expert opinion relating to the impact of Covid-19 on children’s health, adds further…


Mr Johnson: NOW is the time to prioritise children’s need for play

If the Prime Minister is really serious about tackling obesity as part of the fight against coronavirus, he must tell…


Open up! Let children out in playgrounds again

The lead body representing the UK play industry has written an open letter to the Prime Minister urging him to…


Where is Play? Calls mounting on Government to clarify when playgrounds can re-open

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit & Healthy Childhood is calling for an immediate Government response to our call…


Response to UK Government’s 50-page ‘Covid-19 Recovery Strategy’

Where is Play in the Government’s Strategy out of Lockdown? The Association of Play Industries has today released the following…


Play Must Stay – A Winter’s Tale

The Association of Play Industries (API) is once again joining forces with Leyla Preston, founder of online parenting platform Motherhood…


Playground closures are a public health issue

The Association of Play Industries is ramping up their election activity to ensure that the inactivity crisis facing children is…


Play Must Stay: A Manifesto for Children’s Health

The Association of Play Industries is launching its new election manifesto calling on the next government to provide urgent and…