Oct
31

Dumfries House opens its beautiful public play space!

    Our latest Timberplay Scotland Ltd natural play space is OPEN at Dumfries House, by Cumnock….surrounded by incredible mature woodland, fascinating tree specimens, a fabulous cosy cafe, the intriguing historic house, an amazing fine art and antiques collection, a walled garden, a new cook school…the list goes on! A great day out and already … Continued

Jun
04

“I learned more about wood than I ever thought I’d need to know!…” Adrian Voce

“it would also be a mistake to think that there are not equipment manufacturers with a real passion and commitment to children’s play, with products to match“… Adrian Voce OBE http://policyforplay.com/2013/05/23/high-on-a-hill/ It is our company policy to support advocates for real outdoor play, challenge and risk through our regular Richter HQ study tours.  These CPD … Continued

May
29

MTB fun at The Royal Highland Show

Scottish Cycling has been offered a unique opportunity to promote mountain biking in Scotland & the Highlands at this year’s Royal Highland Show (Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd June 2013) Scottish Cycling need a mixture of qualified leaders (TCL or equivalent) to run a fun forest track & people who are enthusiastic about cycling to … Continued

May
29

Active Places Fund

hurry hurry…next round applications…July 2013! The Legacy 2014 Active Places Fund supports the Scottish Government’s legacy ambitions to encourage more people to be active and take part in sport. Physical activity can help people become healthier and fitter. The Fund will do this by providing funding for capital projects which create or improve places in … Continued

May
23

Risk and play!

its not hot off the press but still good to promote…. A High Level Statement on Play and Risk from the HSE…. July 2012 Children’s play and leisure: promoting a balanced approach Health and safety laws and regulations are sometimes presented as a reason why certain play and leisure activities undertaken by children and young … Continued