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What do we mean by ‘road safety’?

Alice posted this in Childhood, Cycling, Health, Playing Out, Policy, Traffic on 21/11/2017

Professor John Adams once said, “Road safety is not rocket science – it’s much more complicated”. But what do…

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How to keep hold of children’s freedom into the winter

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature on 10/10/2017

It’s that time of year again when everything is just starting to close in, especially for children. The…

Street Play: A Great Way to Get Children Physically Active

Daniella Radice posted this in Childhood, Health on 23/09/2017

One of the biggest public health challenges at the moment is tackling the obesity epidemic. Although messages about…

New evidence shows impact of street play

Alice posted this in Community, Health, Neighbourliness, News, Playing Out on 31/07/2017

Healthier children, happier communities is the overall impact of street play! So say three separate reports published this week….

Playing Out as a Community Development Tool: An Idea Whose Time has Come

Judith Langdon posted this in Community, Nature, Neighbourliness on 23/06/2017

My role is to support the council’s vision of building sustainable, resilient communities. In particular, my team is…

Air Pollution and Street Play

Zoe Banks Gross posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On…

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