New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people. These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.
For this year’s national day of play, join Play Scotland and ScrapAntics at Fruit Bowls Community Garden in Dundee for #Playday2022 on Wednesday 3rd August, 11am – 3pm. Date/Time: Wednesday 03/08/2022 11am-3pm Venue: Fruit Bowls Community Garden, Dundee Open to the public: yes The event will include an art activity and Loose Parts [...]
This journal article has been published in Town and Country Planning, Vol 91 No 3 May/Jun 2022, pp153-154. It looks at the issues around planning and creating parks and other public places that are welcoming to teenage girls. The article suggests that the opportunity needs to be taken to engage [...]
Greenspace Scotland report on this as Project of the Month in their July bulletin. This article describes how Dundee City Council now have 27 sites across the city that they manage in new ways, as either biodiversity-rich meadows (‘biodiversity grasslands’) or less-intensively managed grasslands (‘naturalised grasslands’). The council were encouraged [...]
Child in the City (7 July 2022) report on this wonderful initiative to create naturalised parks in Brazilian cities. This brings major benefits to children’s play and development, and to local communities. Find out more and watch the inspiring video.
A total of 364 parks and green spaces have been nominated right across the UK, from large country parks to small community spaces – all loved by those who use them regularly. Check out UK's Favourite Parks 2022. All nominated parks now go head-to-head in a public vote to find the [...]