Number of playgrounds, MUGAs and outdoor fitness areas

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Dear East Cambridgeshire District Council,

The Association of Play Industries (API) campaigns for policy recognition of the value of play. Previous years’ FOI requests have revealed an alarming decline in the number of public play spaces. We are lobbying Government for increased funding for public playgrounds, MUGAs and outdoor fitness areas. Please can you provide the following information:

How many playgrounds were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many playgrounds are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many playgrounds do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

How many outdoor fitness areas were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many outdoor fitness areas are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many outdoor fitness areas do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

Yours faithfully,

Holly Palmer

foi, East Cambridgeshire District Council

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and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Please note if your email
is not a request for information, this will not fall within the statutory
time limit but will be dealt with by the relevant department. Victoria
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Kind Regards,
Victoria Higham
Information Officer
East Cambridgeshire District Council
The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4EE
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