Nov
21

Countryside Rangers Rendezvous Culzean Castle

    Tassy presented at the Scottish Countryside Ranger’s Rendezvous at Culzean Castle on ‘risk and play’ at their education themed event alongside representatives of Education Scotland and SNH Outdoor Education – Fri 7th Dec The experienced friendly welcome to Scotland’s natural resources by the Scottish Countryside Ranger celebrates 40yrs this year!  

Nov
21

Falkirk Helix Play Park finding fans among the Bairns!

. Above pic shows the Helix staff ‘testing’ the slides! Our collaboration with Ironside Farrar Landscape Architects is finding some fans on Trip Advisor… “Awesome!!” Reviewed 17 July 2014 My 8 year old son and I visited today ( 17/7) and firstly found parking at the football stadium was easier as at 11am the car … Continued

Nov
21

What the visitors think…

Trip Advisor reactions to our latest play spaces… Dumfries House Estate, Ayrshire “Kids and Adult playground.” Reviewed 12 July 2014 Awesome country escape. There is a cafe, walled garden, little maze near the main house, a fountain and an amazing kids play ground. It is immaculately well kept and well worth a look. Even if … Continued

Apr
22

Another natural place to play in the Scottish Borders!

We have been working with Bowhill Estate to update their well established adventure play area! We hope summer visitors to the Borders take the opportunity to explore the play area, the beautiful trees and landscape, the MTB fun and the great tearoom at Bowhill.  Decades of outdoor family fun continues…!

Mar
07

Our colleagues at Timberplay make big street play impact at Eco Build 2014!

Our ‘sister’ company, Timberplay, based in Sheffield have made a big impact at Eco Build 2014. Read more here… http://www.timberplay.com/Data/News_Downloads/Newsletter_final%20Ecobuild%202014.pdf    

Mar
07

“If we’re not transforming a country of 5.5m people then we’re not trying very hard” – Sir Harry Burns – The BEFS Lecture on ‘Wellness’

http://ads.org.uk/access/features/befs-annual-lecture-2014-sir-harry-burns Great synopsis and review of Sir Harry’s Burn’s lecture by Eric Dawson, Design Advisor on Urbanism, Architecture and Design Scotland here… http://www.ads.org.uk/urbanism/features/sir-harry-burns-s-befs-lecture-on-wellness    

Jan
20

Help @timgill build a policy case for play…

Tim Gill is looking for contributions before the 3rd March…. http://rethinkingchildhood.com/2014/01/20/help-build-policy-case-play/#more-3784

Jan
16

new Santa & Cole app for iPhone and iPad!

We are pleased to present the Santa & Cole App to help you to access the information on our products, projects and new developments, and which also allows you to •Have a news-feed reader •Have a reader for our PDF catalogues•Request price quotations by e-mail•Request catalogues and materials by e-mail•Link to our website www.santacole.com With … Continued

Jan
16

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Cultural Programme

Street games, dance, play and learning. We have been working on a collaboration with still motion, a performance and visual arts company, to create a unique outdoor participatory event as part of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme 2104.  We will keep you posted with updates and invites!  Exciting!