Playgrounds for everyday use

23rd January 2004 at 00:00
School playgrounds should be open for use out of school hours, a report on play recommends. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport study says children are stopped from playing out because of fears about safety, traffic, and run-down areas and because of the distance to parks. Ministers have earmarked pound;200 million of lottery money for play facilities.

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