Latest Walking for Health News

August Newsletter - Scheme Survey 2019
Published: 22 August 2019
We hope you have been enjoying the summer! Last month we went and spoke to schemes and partners in Oxford, London, Norfolk, Maidstone Bradford, Liverpool, Cheshire, Rochdale, Bolton, Nottingham, Birmingham, and Lincolnshire.Last month we told you we...
Shropshire Visit
Published: 12 August 2019
Delivery officer Paul recently visited Market Drayton - one of more than 60 groups at Shropshire Walking for Health. They have 308 active volunteers and 1,722 walkers. 406 new walkers joined during 2018-19.Like all schemes, its success is down to...
Waltham Forest Feel Good Walks
Published: 8 August 2019
The Feel Good Walks in the London Borough of Waltham Forest have been well established for 2 years, however a new approach has given the scheme a lease of life with more and more people getting involved each week. They have launched 3 new...
126 Walkers
Published: 29 July 2019
The Haydon Health Walk was started by Grahame Lee almost 8 years ago with just 1 walker on the first walk and since that time they have grown to over 250 registered members and regularly attract over 100 walkers each week, with a record of 126 set...
July Newsletter - A Warm Welcome
Published: 10 July 2019
July is here and summer is in full swing! We have been going to and talking with coordinators in Bristol, Greenwich, Lewisham, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cumbria, Salford, Manchester, Shrewsbury, Burton, Blackburn, Cheshire, South Staffordshire...
100 Walkers
Published: 27 June 2019
Trafford - Walk for Health had an amazing turn-out on their Urmston Meadows walk this month, when 100 walkers took part. And this is not unusual. "We have had up to 111", says Craig Shaw, the walk leader.Paul Wooley from the team joined the walk and...