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.
There has been a lot of street play activity in two districts of West Sussex- Adur and Worthing where 15 or so streets have held playing out sessions.
If you live in one of the other districts of West Sussex, and are interested in starting playing out sessions where you live, we would suggest that you get in touch with the officer at your district council who deals with street parties via the following:
Phone: 01903 737858
Chichester District Council is actively supporting street play. You can apply here.
Chichester also has its own page in this directory.
Phone: 01293 438000
Phone: 01403 215139
Phone: 01444 477305
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