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Association of Play Industries assists in major new study on play and children’s mental health

The Association of Play Industries is one of a number of key organisations who will be working alongside Dr Helen…


API Celebrates 35th Anniversary at Its Annual General Meeting

The Association of Play Industries (API) celebrated its 35th anniversary at its Annual General Meeting and dinner at Ardencote Manor…


A welcome £13m cash injection for parks, but it needs to be sustained

The Association of Play Industries (API), who uncovered the alarming decline in playgrounds in their Nowhere to Play report, has…


New report finds screens are displacing play as campaign calls for two-hour screen time guideline

A new report out today shows for the first time a strong link between recreational screen time and children’s inactivity,…


Government ‘just paying lip-service’ to alarming decline in parks and playgrounds

The Mail on Sunday’s Save Our Parks petition now has over 16,000 signatures and, as it has reached the 10k…


Nowhere to Play: obesity warning as playground closures go into freefall

New research shows that playgrounds continue to close at an alarming rate despite the government’s claims that they are tackling…


A toxic lifestyle: an urgent call to put play at the heart of children’s health

Last week, the Children’s Commissioner for England followed up her calls for an end to the ‘battery hen existence’ children…


It’s time for a Minister for Children, says Association of Play Industries

The Association of Play Industries (API) is lending its full support to the call for a Cabinet Minister for Children…


API supports Mental Health in Childhood report

The Association of Play Industries is attending the launch of the ‘Mental Health in Childhood’ report at the APPG on…


Association of Play Industries welcomes groundbreaking new research on parks and green spaces

Protectors and campaigners for our parks and green spaces, Fields in Trust, have today released the findings from the first…