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Stewarding: Embracing the High-Viz

Alice posted this in Playing Out, Traffic on 19/01/2016

The skies above your street are leaden grey. The rain is running in cold droplets down the back…

Six Years of Playing Out – some learnings

Alice posted this in Free Play, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 03/12/2015

It’s now more than six years since my neighbour Amy and I scratched our heads about the problem…

Taking Time Out for Playing Out

Rob Schafer posted this in Community, Local activators, Playing Out on 05/11/2015

Rob Schafer lives in Hertfordshire and began organising playing out on his street in 2013. He has gone…

Bringing creativity and humour to streets

Alice posted this in Free Play, Practical suggestions on 23/09/2015

Powerful imagination has always been at the heart of changing streets and making them places for play and…

“I don’t know what to do!” In Praise of Boredom for Children

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play on 30/07/2015

Like all children, mine rail against boredom when they encounter it. They want it stopped or solved as…

A Year in the Life of Our Playing Out Street

Kate Staniforth posted this in Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 23/07/2015

This week our street celebrated a year of playing out, and it got me thinking about how far…

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