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Playing Out and British Cycling

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We’re excited to launch a joint campaign today with British Cycling, supported by Olympic gold medalist Jason Kenny and the Children’s Commissioner for England. The campaign aims to encourage many more parents and neighbours to take up the ‘playing out’ model in order to reclaim their streets and estates and give children the chance to cycle and play out freely. We also want all local authorities to get behind this, following recent endorsement and guidelines published by the Government. Here’s more information followed…

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Playing Out: Summer Holidays 2019

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Freedom, Parenting, Playing Out on 01/08/2019

Sun’s out (is it still?!), children are off school… and we’re here to remind you that good summer…

UK Government backs play streets

Alice posted this in Play Streets, Playing Out, Policy on 23/07/2019

Good news from the Playing Out movement! Here’s how we won this endorsement and what it means. Resident-led…

Climate change, activism and street play

Alice posted this in Activism, Community, Environment, Play Streets, Playing Out, social change on 02/05/2019

Children and the climate crisis Over the past few weeks and months, thanks largely to Greta Thunberg, Extinction…

From Big Lunch to Playing Out

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Community, Neighbourliness, Practical suggestions on 26/04/2019

How it started When his neighbour organised a Big Lunch street party for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in…

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