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Is outside play an issue for politicians?

Mon, 26 Nov 2012


Do the Island’s politicians need to recognise that more needs to be done to encourage children to play outside?

That’s a question being posed at the Positive Action Group meeting which will take place at the Manx Legion in Douglas at 7.30pm.

Guest speaker this evening is Chris Gregory – a play development officer at The Children’s Centre.

He says although rarely thought of as a matter for government there is a growing concern that children are being denied opportunities for unstructured outside play.

Chris will also present some of the findings from a recent survey which supports this idea:

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