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Conference to highlight importance of outdoor play

Tue, 14 Apr 2015

A conference will raise the many benefits that outdoor play can have for a child's development today.

The initiative has been co-ordinated by a group of second year public health degree students - based at the college.

An estimated 60 guests will hear from a number of speakers, including; 'out to play' champion Chris Gregory, and Kirsty Neat from the Manx National Heritage.

We spoke to one of the student organisers, Jennifer Quaggan; she told us how diminishing numbers of children 'playing out' will impact their development:


  • Jennifer Quaggan


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