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Zoe is the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Programme Manager at Bristol’s Knowle West Media Centre, a Fellow of the Landscape Institute and a Playing Out board member. In this blog, she talks about the unequal impact of the pandemic on different communities and influencing positive change.

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Playing Out Bicycles
Want to “level-up” AND improve children’s lives? Let them play out!

Alice Ferguson posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 28/09/2021

Two policy reports published this week both, from very different angles, highlight the urgency of restoring children’s ability…

A Parklet in Hackney, London, with a young woman holding a baby standing and smiling at the camera, and 3 people sitting behind her on benches
From play streets to parklets – new ways to reclaim space for children and communities

Lucy Colbeck posted this in Activism, Community, Street Space on 13/09/2021

Would you and your children like to see one of these on your street? We know we would!…

Children standing on a play street
Play streets are back – and not a moment too soon!

Alison Stenning posted this in Play Streets on 04/08/2021

Alison Stenning has been running a play street in North Shields for almost six years, as well as…

children jumping
We can never move – the playing out is too good

Adam from Cardiff posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 12/07/2021

Adam lives with his wife and their two children who are 8 and 3. Adam is the main…

happy child with raised arms
One way we can all help children recover this summer

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 05/07/2021

The summer holidays are nearly here! And after a long and extremely difficult year for everyone, we want…

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