In September the Birmingham City Council will ban vehicles from roads that surround six schools. The roads will be closed for about an hour at the start and end of each school day. The goal...Read more
Two new reports highlight both the public health and the wider social benefits of children playing out in the streets where they live. Adrian Voce reports.
New research, evaluating a three-year scheme funded by the UK...Read more
Many within the UK’s street play movement want to see long-term changes to the design of residential streets, but know they need to marshall the evidence to support their case. Professional architect and Playing Out activist, Helen...Read more
Despite problems with the pilot scheme, Edinburgh’s Playing Out Streets scheme is to be extended, reports Florence Snead of the Edinburgh Evening News.
A street play scheme in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, is to be extended...Read more
Clare Rogers is married with two daughters, aged 13 and 10 and has lived in the outer London suburb of Enfield for nearly 20 years. This three-part article about her experience with the Playing Out movement...Read more
A member of the National Assembly (MNA) for the Canadian province of Quebec, Simon Jolin-Barrette, of the centre-right Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party, has tabled a bill in the assembly that would enable local authorities to encourage...Read more