See how the street play movement is growing across the UK
We’re adding a pin for every area where parents, residents, a community organisation or the council (and ideally, all of them together) are starting to change things for children through play streets and related ideas. The movement is growing! See what’s happening near you by entering the name of your local authority (council) in the box below. Tell us if you want to get something started in your area – or if there’s anything to add to our map!
What’s happening in Bury?
We don’t know of anyone having played out in Bury so far, but we are in touch with people at Bury Metropolitan Borough Council, and we know they’re interested in developing a policy.
If you’re a resident who wants to play out in Bury, do contact us and we can put you in touch!
The council do have some guidance on how to organise an event on your street here, you could use also use this process to apply for a one off play street trial. If you get stuck or need some help, do get in touch.
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playingout posted this on 13/09/21
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Play streets are back – and not a moment too soon!
playingout posted this on 04/08/21
Alison Stenning has been running a play street in North Shields for almost six years, as well as supporting other residents to run play streets across North Tyneside through play.meet.street….