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LISTEN: How we shut our busy Guildford street to let children play freely

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LISTEN: How we shut our busy Guildford street to let children play freely

Published at 1:21pm 20th September 2018. (Updated at 10:54am 8th October 2018)

Street Play is a new initiative in Guildford, supported by Guildford Borough Council. 

The sessions are temporary road closures organised by local residents to let children play safely and freely in their street.

The project vision is for every child to have the freedom to regularly play actively and independently near their own front door, contributing to a healthy lifestyle.

Guildford mum Clare Gossage shares her Street Play experience, how it was not only a great opportunity for children to play safely, but also for residents to meet each other and socialise. She also explains how Guildford Council helped her set up the sessions:  

 

 

 

You can find out more information about Street Play and how it works here.

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