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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!


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What’s happening in Edinburgh?

After much campaigning from parents, Edinburgh City Council agreed to put a street play policy in place on the 17th May 2018. This is how it was reported on the BBC.

The council page with useful information and application process is here.

You can find other residents playing out on the Edinburgh Playing Out Facebook group and website.

We’d love to hear about how playing out is going in Edinburgh so do get in touch with us!

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