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This map shows the growing number of residents and councils who are helping children to play out more. We add information when we hear about activity happening on streets and in neighbourhoods.

You can find out what’s happening where you live and see whether there are other residents 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.

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We know of a couple of streets in Sheffield that have held street play sessions, you can read read and hear local resident Bron talking about the first ones in the summer of 2013 here

Currently residents in Sheffield have been using the street party application process to arrange play street sessions you can download the form and guidance from the council website here

Local street organiser Luke from Nether Edge is happy to share his experience (and sample letters) with anyone else interested in getting a street play session going on their street – you can email him here



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News from the Playing Out Movement June 2017

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