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Over the past few months, one aspect of the street play movement has grown in popularity: school streets and school play streets. This interest has been fuelled by increasing concerns about air pollution, on top of parents’ frequent worries about road safety outside schools. Mums for Lungs and the Clean Air Parents’ Network are both campaigning for school streets. Friends of the Earth have written this excellent campaign guide for residents on how to persuade their council to put school…

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You’re not alone: working together for friendlier streets and children playing out

Daniella Radice posted this in Community, Free Play, Neighbourliness, Peer-support on 11/03/2019

Feeling daunted by trying to change things for children on your street, or in your local area or…

Playing Out is Published!

Alice Ferguson posted this in Childhood, Freedom, Health, Independent Mobility, Media and Links, social change, Uncategorized on 06/03/2019

International academic journal Cities and Health has published a case-study of the grassroots street play movement, written by Playing…

Want to see children play out more in 2019?

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Childhood, Community, Free Play, Playing Out, social change on 23/01/2019

Playing out means healthier, happier children who know other children and neighbours where they live. Children who know…

News from the Playing Out movement December 2018

Ingrid Skeels posted this in News, Playing Out on 18/12/2018

Playing Out is a national parent and resident-led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets…

There’s no such thing as bad weather

Ellie Richold posted this in Community, Freedom, Health, Local activators, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 30/11/2018

We first began Playing Out on our street in the springtime. Like excited little lambs – if lambs…

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