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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 Sandwell?

A pilot play street took place in Sandwell in summer 2018, and a pilot project ran for a few months in 2019 across three streets. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and we hope the policy will extend – you can encourage this by lobbying your local council!

We now know at least three streets that are playing out on a more regular basis, and Go Play Sandwell are able to support residents as much as they need to get their own street playing out! You can contact them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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News from the Playing Out movement December 2018

Playing Out is a national parent and resident-led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and spaces where they live, for their health, happiness and sense of…

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