Author Archives: Kerry Newton

Make a yarn Octopus

Make a yarn Octopus to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day This Yarn Octopus  is a great way to get the entire family involved in crafting.  Make a cute octopus out of yarn and ribbons with this fun and easy project. Materials: 1 5oz skein of bulky yarn (the bulkier the better) 1…

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Skateboarding Safety

Skateboarding Safety Introduction It should be appreciated that skateboarding is an exciting sport and that accidents will occasionally occur. RoSPA will normally Risk Assess all skate parks as being high risk. That does not mean that we do not approve of them, just that we recognise that accidents are going to occur. Accidents Whilst acknowledging…

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Barbecue Safety

Barbecue Safety Barbecues are involved in many hundreds of accidents that occur in the garden each year. Last time figures were collected through the Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System (HASS/LASS) in 2002, an estimated 1,800 people visited A&E in the UK having had an accident involving a barbecue. The most common types of barbecue-related…

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Garden Trampoline Safety Advice

Garden Trampoline Safety Advice This page contains advice for home and garden trampolines only. Click here to visit the commercial trampoline parks page. Trampolining is both a popular grass-roots activity and an elite, Olympic-level sport. At the grass-roots level, garden trampolines provide a relatively inexpensive source of enjoyment as well as aerobic activity for thousands of young…

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