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sandpit

[′san‚pit]
(civil engineering)
An excavation dug in sand, especially as a source of sand for construction materials.
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The retail park,just off the A66,has launched a five-week takeover of green fingered activities for its younger visitors including a potting shed sandpit, a bug themed play area, a flower inspired Instagram zone for the selfie takers of the family as well as a programme of activities designed to help kids learn more about the great outdoors.
The footage was shared online by actress Amanda Holden, who tweeted: "So this I know is happening everywhere but this was Sandpits Road TW10 -21st June 12.35pm broad daylight.
AN "industry sandpit" event in the region has sparked a new university partnership which aims to make electric vehicles (EVs) more affordable to a mass market.
Buses leaving Birmingham will now be diverted at Paradise Circus to follow Sandpits Parade and Summer Hill Road to meet Ladywood Middleway.
Sandpits are also easy to make by digging a hole, laying a permeable lining which allows water to drain (provided you have free-draining soil) and filling it with playpit sand.
Artist's impression of the new Ashfield Land scheme at Sandpits, in the Convention Centre quarter
A scientific report has identified a =number of risks considered as unacceptable, inter alia to children's =health, from the use of arsenic to preserve wood in playground equipment =and sandpits and from the disposal of wood containing arsenic through =burning.Wood, though used for centuries in a wide variety of applications is =prone to attack from insects and fungi.
When the covers have been removed to reveal the sandpits beneath, the game is on.
Tenders are invited for tender for the provision and installation of an extended outdoor childrens sandpit at sandpits play area, monksdale road, bath ba2 2jf
Members of the media club at the school in Sandpits Lane, Keresley, Coventry, recorded a video showing how to wash hands properly highlighting which areas sometimes get missed.
Zoo keepers created sandpits and mud heaps to encourage the pigs to indulge their love of foraging.