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It is with regret that the Trustees have taken the decision to close the Playground from 23 December 2015.  In coming to this decision the Trustees have been mindful of the interests of the families who use the Playground and of the Trustees’ legal obligations to the staff. Although the Playground was awarded a Big Lottery...
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The charity was set up in 1984 by parents to provide support, respite and services to children with learning difficulties and their families.  Owing to on-going funding issues, the charity is in a precarious situation and needs to raise £180,000 to cover its core annual running costs.  We are now in a...
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To all our Members and Supporters   As you are no doubt aware, the current financial climate for voluntary sector organisations is very difficult. Government funding has reduced and the competition for other sources of funding is very fierce.   The Playground has been struggling financially for some time and it has become apparent to the Trustees that running...
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