Play Rangers to return to district

EAST Lindsey District Council’s Play Rangers will be returning to the district this Saturday, with six whole weeks of fun for young people to take part in during their summer holidays.

Working in partnership with Children’s Links and New Linx Housing Trust, Play Rangers offer children, young people and families the opportunity, whatever the weather, to spend more time outdoors having fun and being with their friends.

From Saturday, July 21, Play Rangers will be delivering activities in over 19 locations across East Lindsey, seven days a week from 11am until 4pm.

Play Rangers will be working on the beach, in parks and open spaces, encouraging children to play freely outdoors by offer a huge range of activities including den building, playing games, outdoor cooking and climbing trees.

Portfolio Holder for Culture, Leisure and Tourism Councillor Adam Grist, said: “Play Rangers encourage young people to have fun and make new friends throughout the summer months. People of all ages should be active and healthy and this programme is an exciting chance for young people to make new friends and have a great time.”

Parents will be required to sign a consent form allowing their children to take part in the programme. To fill in a consent form and for the full programme of locations, please visit

On August 1, National Play Day, there will be a celebration of children’s right to play.

To give children and young people a special opportunity to play for the day, East Lindsey District Council will be celebrating National Play Day between 11am and 4pm at central Beach, Skegness, Old Market Avenue, Spilsby, Mill close, Ingoldmells, among other places.