Latest Walking for Health News

Join the Walking for Health team - Regional Development Officer vacancy
Published: 4 November 2015
The role will offer regional and area guidance to integrate walking into the local physical activity offer. Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.  Part of this role will be working with a range...
Photo of walkers from Wolverhampton British Sign Language led walk
Sign language walk success!
Published: 23 October 2015
The first walk took place on September 9th and was a great success, with 20 people taking part and stopping for a drink and chat at the cafe afterwards. The walks will be held fortnightly to fit in with the local Deaf Club that is held on alternate...
Walkers in sunlight
Ramblers call on Government to put walking at the heart of fight against physical inactivity
Published: 9 October 2015
At the heart of the Ramblers’ response is a call for walking to become central to tackling physical inactivity – as an easy, accessible, sustainable and inexpensive exercise. Walking for Health scheme coordinators were asked to provide examples of...
Peter accepting his volunteer award
East Kent Health Walks celebrate their fantastic volunteers!
Published: 25 September 2015
For the last six years East Kent Health Walks have run events to celebrate the fantastic work their volunteers do in helping people to get more active. This year, staff and 125 volunteers gathered over the three days in the historic village of...
Happy walkers in Teignmouth
Help us celebrate Volunteers' Week!
Published: 29 May 2014
Every week and right across the country our 10,000 volunteers help thousands of people get active and enjoy all the benefits of regular walking by dedicated valuable time to help our schemes in a variety of fun and essential ways. Whether as walk...
Ramblers president Kate Ashbrook, Wigan Active Living walk leaders Beverley Arnold & Dave Hanbury, and Maria Eagle MP
Wigan Active Living walk away with national award!
Published: 11 April 2014
In recognition of this the scheme scooped the Leading Walks Award at the Ramblers President’s Volunteer Awards. The finalists for the award were shortlisted by Kate Ashbrook, the Ramblers president, and from the 24th February walking enthusiasts...