Latest Walking for Health News

Sonning Common celebrates 20 years of health walks!
Published: 27 April 2016
The group hosted an afternoon tea at the village hall, and walkers were then invited to take part in a social walk on one of the original routes. In 1996 local GP Dr William Bird took some direct action to help the patients of his diabetic clinic...
Volunteer Mike McCann receiving award at the Ramblers Members Day
Inspiring Walker award winner!
Published: 8 April 2016
Mike has been a voluntary walk leader for an incredible ten years. During this time he has helped hundreds of people to enjoy a more active life, through leading walks and training other volunteers.  Diagnosed with prostate cancer around eight ...
Dorchester strollers
Dorchester Strollers party on!
Published: 22 January 2016
Following the walk, which attracted a record 55 Strollers, a post-walk party was thrown at the Dorchester Corn Exchange, with games and refreshments. The Mayor, Robin Potter, then presented certificates to the Strollers' committee, including new...
Local hero aims to Get Doncaster Walking
Published: 8 January 2016
Wounded ex-serviceman Ben Parkinson MBE will lead the first walk of the festival, due to take place at Lakeside on Saturday 16 January. The walk will follow a 1.7 mile route starting at the Keepmoat Stadium and following the perimeter of the lake. ...
Join the Walking for Health team - Training and Quality Assurance Officer (maternity cover)
Published: 6 January 2016
  Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking. The Ramblers is looking to recruit a skilled and experienced individual to provide support to Walking for Health schemes in East Midlands and the North...
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...