Recreation

Local group on the circular walk route

Footpaths – something to treasure! – July 2016

on July 16, 2016, 6:43 pm

  The Neighbourhood Plan seeks to protect  important views to and from public rights of way (PROW) around the village. Interestingly this week photos have appeared both online (Twitter) and in the paper version of the Bloxham Broadsheet. Although not submitted by  the Neighbouthood Plan team  these photos do nicely illustrate the level of participation by both individuals and groups […]

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CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

on July 3, 2015, 7:23 am

 

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CDC Recreation Documents

CDC Recreation Documents

on July 3, 2015, 7:10 am

     

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Other village play facilities

Other village play facilities

on August 24, 2014, 11:35 pm

Herewith some photos I managed to take in children’s play areas without getting arrested!!! Click to enlarge. There’a also a slideshow option at the bottom. All of the impressive parks that we have seen have involved raising external funds. e.g. Broadway (Worcs) raised £300K to help realise it’s ambitious activity park with distinct areas for different age groups. Their August 2014 […]

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Grants for recreation facilities

Grants for recreation facilities

on July 12, 2014, 3:08 pm

We will doubtless have to seek additional funding. Here are some places to start: The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund provides grants for building or refurbishing grassroots facilities, such as changing pavilions and playing surfaces for community benefit, with money provided by the Premier League, The FA and the Government (via Sport England) and delivered by the Foundatio […]

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OCC Rights of Way Document 2014-24

OCC Rights of Way Document 2014-24

on March 11, 2014, 4:00 pm

There are various documents relating to OCC’s Rights of Way plan. These can be found here.  

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Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places

Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places

on March 10, 2014, 10:02 pm

Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places   from the Landscape Institute emphasizses  the link between healthy places and improved public health. Although the statement is aimed at public health professionals and policy makers, it wholeheartedly endorses the huge importance of good quality, easily accessible local outdoor recreation spaces.You can download it from here.

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Playground Management Safety

Playground Management Safety

on February 3, 2014, 7:09 pm

A 40 page booklet from what was the National Playing Fields Association that looks at all things to do with the management and maintenance of play areas. Currently downloadable free from the F.I.T. website.

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F.I.T. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play

F.I.T. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play

on February 3, 2014, 5:28 pm

Formerly the Six Acre Standard, this new edition provides guidance on FIT’s widely-endorsed policy on the minimum standards for play and recreation space. Produced in a binder format. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play is a one stop shop for those involved in providing facilities for outdoor sport and play, directed at both formal and informal use by […]

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Improving Urban Parks, Play Areas and Green Spaces (2002)

Improving Urban Parks, Play Areas and Green Spaces (2002)

0 on October 31, 2013, 9:48 pm

What it says? Download from here.

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