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Can play streets help transform transport behaviour?

Ross Hudson posted this in Active Travel, Play Streets, Street Space on 08/02/2022

Ross Hudson did his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Amsterdam, and describes himself…

Dr William Bird on how play streets improve children’s health and wellbeing

Dr William Bird posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 27/01/2022

In January 2022 we held a webinar where we spoke to Dr William Bird about the importance of…

Child wrapped up warm in winter
Warming hearts (and hands!): playing out in winter

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Street Space on 02/12/2021

Simple and cost free tips and ideas for playing outdoors with the kids this midwinter. After a year…

Promoting inclusivity in the outdoors

Zoe Banks Gross posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community on 03/11/2021

Zoe is a Fellow of the Landscape Institute and a Playing Out board member. In this blog, she…

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!…

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