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Playschemes for the summer

The following news release has just been added to the council website:

More fun summer school holiday activities in Trafford

04/08/2010

The latest of Trafford Council’s school summer holiday playschemes and activities have been announced. All playschemes and play sessions are open to disabled and non disabled children and pre-booking sessions is advisable.

The Lostock inclusive playscheme offers morning or afternoon sessions for 5-12 year-olds. Running Monday to Friday, though to 20 August, children can attend a session a day, 9.15am-12.15pm or 1.30pm-4.30pm. The playscheme is being held in the Sports Hall at Lostock College, Selby Road, Stretford and each session costs £2.50. To book Lostock playscheme places people should ring 07711 454527

Free family play sessions are also available at Partington Community Centre, Central Road. The sessions for 0-8 year-olds and their parent or carer run from 1.30pm-3.30pm on Wednesdays (11 and 18 August) and Fridays (13 and 20 August).

For more information or advice people can contact Trafford’s Children and Young People’s Information Service on 0161 912 1053.

Coppice and Woodsend libraries are holding family craft sessions for 0-12 year-olds (children must be accompanied by an adult). At Coppice Library on Coppice Avenue there will be two sessions (9.30am to 10.30am and 11am to noon) on Wednesday, 11 and Wednesday 18 August. Each session costs £1 per child. To book a place people should contact the library on 0161 912 3560.

At Woodsend Library, Woodsend Road, the sessions will be on Mondays, 9 and 16 August, between 10am and noon. Each session costs £1 per child. Places can be booked by contacting the library direct on 0161 912 2919.