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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…

A large group of people gathered on Dartmoor to protest the removal of the right to wild camp
Right to Roam Near Home

Alice Ferguson posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 31/01/2023

Last week, 3,000 people gathered on Dartmoor to march in protest at the public’s “right to roam” in…

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…

How playing out helps to build children’s independence

Kate Staniforth posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Play Streets on 29/09/2022

Building confidence for the move to secondary school Recently I’ve noticed that one of the main topics of…

Summer of sport, summer of play

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing on 28/07/2022

Whenever we’re rooting for home sports teams, local or national, and wanting those victories, it’s a good time to…

Playing out and summer holidays

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing on 21/07/2022

School’s out, summer is here.. and we’re here to remind you that good summer holiday experiences don’t have…

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