Latest Walking for Health News

The Ramblers' Festival of Winter Walks starts tomorrow!
Published: 19 December 2014
The temperature is falling and crisp winter days are with us…it can mean only one thing, the Ramblers’ Festival of Winter Walks starts tomorrow! The festival runs from 20th December 2014 to 5th January 2015 and Ramblers groups across the country...
Shaping the next ten years for the Ramblers
Published: 19 December 2014
The Ramblers is offering Walking for Health volunteers the opportunity to help shape their vision for the future of walking. As the charity for walkers, the Ramblers work to help everyone enjoy the outdoors on foot. A volunteer led organisation,...
What is preventing progress?
Prevention is better than cure
Published: 6 November 2014
In 2011, the UK Government signed up to the World Health Organisation (WHO) goal to reduce deaths from the major preventable diseases – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung disease and diabetes - by 25% by the year 2025. The report...
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...