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Playing out helps children to make friends across race, culture and backgrounds

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community on 24/04/2023

This positive feedback comes from a recent community engagement project about playing out close to home. As a…

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four children in the street
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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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…

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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…

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School play street
School Streets – The movement for children’s freedom grows

Daniella Radice posted this in Active Travel, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 20/03/2019

Over the past few months, one aspect of the street play movement has grown in popularity: school streets…

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Want to see children play out more in 2019?

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 23/01/2019

Playing out means healthier, happier children who know other children and neighbours where they live. Children who know…

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