Tag Archives: outdoor

Playmonster UK launches Design A Bug competition to UK primary schools with My Living World and KiddyCharts

Playmonster UK is inviting pupils from the UK’s 20,000 primary schools to create their own weird and wonderful insects and bugs as part of its Design A Bug competition launched this week, and stand the chance to win a visit from the naturalist and TV presenter, Nick Baker. Developed in …

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Own brand scooters and ride-ons fuel double-digit growth at MV Sports

MV Sports has seen a surge in demand for its own-brand ranges of products, including Stunted, uMoVe, and Hedstrom across a year in which the outdoor specialist saw a double digit consumer sales growth driven by parents and families in lockdown. According to the firm’s joint managing director, Phil Ratcliffe, …

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It’s Great Outdoors | Plum Play talks nature, wellness, and the nation’s rediscovery of play

While the likelihood of a summer of Great British staycations is fueling current demand in the outdoor play space, it is the emerging trends in children’s wellness combined and the rediscovery of play within the home and nature, that will help it to a thriving future. For the outdoor play …

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The growing trend | Little Tikes’ expectations of a sell-out season for its Outdoor offering, Growing Garden

Little Tikes is eyeing a sell-out season for its latest launch in the outdoor play sector, its collection of grow-you-own inspired products that tap directly into the current surge in consumer interest in exploring their own back gardens and digging into the ‘grow your own’ sector. The pre-school specialist’s new …

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Golden Globe: How staying ahead of the curve put Golden Bear on the international stage

The park is pretty empty when Barry Hughes, managing director of Golden Bear, logs on to catch up with Australian colleague at 7am. An early start to marry-up the time zones means that they have the place to themselves, before the next slew of visitors start populating their allocated slots. …

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PM launches £2bn plans to increase cycling in the UK for children and adults

Thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for everyone and bikes available on prescription will be rolled out under new plans to overhaul cycling and walking in England launched by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It’s part of the government’s plans to ‘create a shift in attitudes for …

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