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Growing up, playing out and freedom for my son

Otis Thomas posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets, Street Space on 11/06/2024

Otis is co-founder of The African Pot project, a central Manchester organisation we and Ubele collaborated with on…

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Take over your street for play this Thank You Day!

Rachel Mansi posted this in Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 29/04/2024

The Together Coalition is all about building a kinder, closer and more connected society. They approached us about…

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“It’s changed our lives”: how playing out helped my children, my neighbours and me

Emma Sarjo posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Play Streets on 16/11/2023

Emma first got interested in play streets seven years ago. Since then, with help and advice from Playing…

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Play streets brought some peace to our rat run

Lyndsey Melling posted this in Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 06/07/2023

Why Lyndsey organised a play street after lockdown, benefitting children and adults in her local area… It started…

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The ripple effects of playing out

Jo Chesterman posted this in Activism, Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 22/03/2023

I organised a play street for 4 years between 2014-2018 in St George, Bristol. Our street has only…

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Children of different ages playing in a residential street
How to handle objections and defuse difficult situations on play streets.

Kate Staniforth posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Play Streets on 28/10/2022

A street, estate or block of flats can be like a microcosm of society – a community made…

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