Posted: Wed 17th Mar 2021

Flintshire play schemes given green light to take place this Easter

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 17th, 2021


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Childrens play schemes are set to take place this Easter in Connah’s Quay and Holywell.

The council’s play development team has been given the green light from Welsh Government to deliver the play provision in the county throughout the Easter holiday period.

Flintshire council has said its play development team has been working and planning throughout the past months to “ensure that local children can enjoy play schemes despite the current challenging situation.”

“The Kicks for Kids team within play development has been active since January in Ysgol Maes Hyfryd.”

“And the team has worked hard to build-up confidence and trust.”

“This has been achieved through play development support at the school resilience hubs during the first lockdown and the County summer play scheme programme during 2020.”  A spokesperson for Flintshire council play development team said.

Play provision during the Easter holidays will take place at two locations in Flintshire.

Connah’s Quay, Central Park between 10:30 am – 12:00 pm and The Holway, Meadowbank play area between – 1:30 pm -3:00 pm on the following days:

on the following days:

Monday 29 March

Tuesday 30 March

Wednesday 31 March

Thursday 1 April

Tuesday 6 April

Wednesday 7 April

Thursday 8 April

Friday 9 April

Following the above days, from 17 April, Saturday morning sessions will take place at the Holway – up to the school summer holidays.

The sessions will take place between 10:00 am -11.30 pm for delivery of the Breakfast Club ‘Creating a Level Playing Field Project.’

Flintshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Youth, Councillor Ian Roberts, said:

“In Flintshire, we are very proud of our play schemes which provide children with the opportunity – the time, space and permission – to play out locally, meeting up with old friends and making new ones.

Our fantastic Play Development team has been given the OK from Welsh Government to deliver the play provision within Covid regulations.  They are experienced in managing it safely and, most importantly, it supports vulnerable children.”

Pre registration is essential for all play sessions.

Recruitment has now started  for Summer playschemes. To apply:

Supervisor

Team Member

The County summer play scheme programme 2021 promises to be a fantastic opportunity for children across the County.

It will be delivered in partnership with local town and community councils, Welsh Government and Urdd Gobaith Cymru.

 

 

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