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Children’s Commissioner calls for playing out

Alice posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Health, Independent Mobility, Policy, Traffic on 31/08/2018

The parent-led Playing Out movement, along with play organisations and advocates, have long called on the government to support…

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Bringing the street play movement to Hull

Daniella posted this in Community, Local activators, Playing Out, Policy on 22/01/2018

Motivated parents and residents around the UK are spreading the idea of opening streets for play. Amy in…

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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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Housing Design and Play: Exploring the links

Alice posted this in Community, Playing Out, Policy on 18/06/2015

In October last year I embarked upon a study with my architecture post-graduate students at University of East…

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In the skipping fun there’s data: research on physical activity levels at playing out sessions

Alice posted this in Playing Out, Policy on 24/03/2015

I stood turning the skipping rope for ages at our last playing out session. Tall ten-year-olds and sturdy…

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