Bristol to host international child-friendly city conference in November 2019

Towards the Child Friendly City: children’s rights in the built environment, a three-day conference, will be held at Bristol City Hall and other locations in Read More . . .

A new chapter for our network

As the European Network for Child Friendly Cities opens a new chapter, its current president, Adrian Voce, offers this personal perspective on why the child-friendly Read More . . .

Statutory protections for children’s rights to be embedded in the Scottish town planning system

The Planning (Scotland) Bill, which finished its third and final stage in the Scottish Parliament last month, looks set to make play sufficiency assessments, and Read More . . .

How would you design child-friendly cities?

The international planning and design company Arup, in partnership with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, is initiating a social media inquiry into what constitutes a Read More . . .

Special, disabled, or just unique?

In this adapted re-blog from the First Discoverers, Adrian Voce discusses the language of disability and suggests that attitudes and understanding, more than institutional terminology, are Read More . . .

Climate change, activism and street play

In this guest blog, Alice Ferguson, co-director of the pioneering street play charity, Playing Out, suggests that one very practical response to the climate crisis Read More . . .