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2016 – Year in Review

As we come to the end of a tumultuous 2016 there can’t be many people who fail to recognise the historic nature of democratic decisions taken this year. From Brexit to Trump’s election, the rise of populism will continue to be felt for the foreseeable future. For those of us fighting inequality and injustice and who have asked the question over the years ‘just how much inequality can a society take before people figh
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Celebrating National Playday: Why is play important?

Today is Playday, a celebration of play across the UK that takes place yearly on the first Wednesday of August. The event aims to remind us just how vital play is in a child’s development. It is a celebration of a child’s right to play and an opportunity for children and young people get out and play at locally organised events. The event is coordinated by Play England, Play Wales, Play Scotland and PlayBoard Norther
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