Latest Walking for Health News

Walking with MPs
Published: 9 October 2014
During the last week of August we had the opportunity to show off the great work our walking groups do to not one but two Members of Parliament; Conservative Hereford and South Herefordshire MP Jesse Norman and Labour Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana...
Walking works - it really does!
Hitting the headlines
Published: 9 October 2014
Based on new calculations, the story focussed on how short walks of one mile (or just 20 minutes) a day can help people living with some of the most common forms of cancer. By taking regular short walks people with breast and prostate cancer can...
Walking for Health volunteers filling out paperwork
Volunteer Survey
Published: 6 October 2014
With so many of you  out there doing such a fantastic job, your local scheme and the national Walking for Health team want to make sure you to have a great time whilst volunteering. This is why we are currently running an online survey up until the...
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Walking just one a mile a day could save lives
Published: 28 August 2014
As you may have seen in the news, the latest calculations from Walking for Health released today show that walking can have a significant impact on the risks associated with two of the most common forms of cancer. The latest statistics show that...
Chelmsford Volunteers with walk leader certificates
Our volunteers are…fantastic, invaluable and inspirational!
Published: 18 July 2014
As part of the NCVO’s 30th annual Volunteers’ Week we asked our walkers, volunteers and scheme coordinators to tell us, in 30 words, what their volunteers and volunteering meant to them. By posting your 30 words on our Facebook and twitter pages we...
Blackheath Ramblers and Lewisham Health Walks
A great Get Walking Week!
Published: 18 July 2014
We’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s Get Walking Week. Together you have helped make this year’s festival one of the best ever! The festival was a great way to raise the profile of walking, and it really...