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The sad story of Evesham Adventure Playground

by | 8th, March 2012

NEWS of cuts in Evesham, Worcestershire:

Evesham Adventure Playground Association was constitued [sic] in 1982, when after a number of years campaigning a local group of adults formed a committee, with its aims to provide a safe supervised play space for the children and young people in Evesham and the surrounding villages.

A wooden scout hut with a wood burning stove was the base where everything happened, until 1997 when the doors opened to our new purpose built building.The playground developed into a thriving centre, attracting support from national and local grant making bodies, therefore acquiring charitable status.

We provide various activities for children, young people and their families, with the children and young people being at the heart of the decision making for the way the play space is shaped.

In March 2011, the place got a refit:

Evesham Adventure Playground received £82,000 to finance a revamp of its facilities to cater for disabled users, together with supervision for specialist sessions.

In January, the Eversham Journal reported:

AN Evesham children’s

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