Play Rangers have got summer holidays sorted

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Children looking for something to do in the summer holidays will have plenty of opportunities to play thanks to MK Council Play Rangers.

The Rangers will kick off their summer programme this week with a giant bouncy slide, bikes that make smoothies and sign making.

Other activities free for the six-week break include an assault course, giant garden games, breeze block carving, and flip-flop making.

Children can also try their hand at biscuit decorating, go kart and scooter riding, den building and even cooking on a fire pit

The team members, who all wear distinctive pink tee-shirts, will be visiting parks across the city until the end of the school holidays..

Their tours will take in Bletchley, Tinkers Bridge, New Bradwell, Netherfield, Oldbrook, Beanhill, Willen and Springfield.

The dates for the Play Rangers annual beach parties have also been announced.

The free parties give children the opportunity to enjoy a sandy beach in their local park.

Activities include an inflatable water slide, DJ, refreshments and much more.

The first beach party will take place on August 27 between 2pm and 4.30pm at Chepstow Drive, Bletchley.

The second will be on August 28, at the same time, at Alphabet Park, Netherfield.

The final session will be on August 29 from 11am to 1pm at The Rec in New Bradwell.

Full details of activities are available at www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/play centres.