How children spend their after-school hours has a big impact on their levels of physical activity, new research has discovered, highlighting the need for children to be given more opportunities to play outdoors with friends
Category: Health and Safety
A 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow has died in an accident on an adventure holiday in the Italian Alps.
A child had an accident while walking near Loch Lomond – but he could not remember it and no-one witnessed it. Could he establish fault by the park authority?
It improves your memory, helps you recuperate and even makes your sense of smell more acute. So turn off your computer and get outside
A sports club has admitted corporate manslaughter over the death of an 11-year-old girl who died when she was hit by a boat towing the inflatable she was riding.
Living in an urban area with green spaces has a long-lasting positive impact on people’s mental well-being, a study has suggested
Lack of a proper national policy to get UK children to do more exercise amounts to mass “child neglect”, the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
BBC4: One Wild Winter: Surviving Avalanches – a video clip is available for viewing
Why use 112 instead of 999?
This week I had the pleasure of attending the House of Commons to speak at the launch of the Play Safety Forum’s revised guidance on Managing Risk in Play Provision.