This map shows the growing number of residents and councils who are helping to enable children to play out more. We add information to it when we know of activity happening on streets and in neighbourhoods.
You can find out what’s happening where you live and see whether there are others doing things locally who are happy to give you support and advice. Our Local Authority Directory lists the areas where most change is happening. If you are already doing something on your street and it’s not yet on the map, please email us to let us know.
Local playing out organiser, Rachel, came across the playing out idea when her mum passed her the playing out story saying she thought this was something Rachel could do locally.
Twelve months later in September 2013, Reading Borough started a year long ‘play streets’ pilot with six streets taking part. The scheme has been extended until March 2015 and new streets are welcome to join.
Around 10 streets in Reading are already holding playing out sessions – you can read about the latest additions in Get Reading.
Residents in Reading can apply for a play street to be created for up to three hours a fortnight using this form.
News from the Playing Out Movement December 2017
Daniella posted this on 15/12/17
Welcome to the December newsletter – our 6 monthly round-up of exciting news and developments. Playing Out is supporting a growing number of parents, residents, and local authority officers around…
Road Safety: What do Children Want?
Alice Ferguson posted this on 21/11/17
If fat is a feminist issue, road safety is a children’s rights issue (ok, it’s not as snappy but you get the idea), so we are wading in. However, we…