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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...
All-Party Commission on Physical Activity
Tackling inactivity – new report welcomed by Walking for Health
Published: 8 April 2014
Today’s report from the All-Party Commission on Physical Activity stresses the fact that the UK is facing an epidemic – we’re the most inactive we’ve ever been which is costing us dearly and contributing to around 37,000 deaths a year.As Walking...
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Walking for Health features in new report Turning the tide of inactivity
Published: 31 January 2014
Recommendations are made for government, local authorities and those in the activity sector to help get more people active more often. The report, backed by David Cameron and Lord Coe, champions innovations that are already successfully tackling the...
Mole Valley District Council
Job opportunity: Get people walking in Mole Valley!
Published: 21 January 2014
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Mole Valley District Council to recruit a part-time (22hrs per week) Walking for Health Coordinator within the Partnerships and Communities team.They're seeking a highly motivated and enthuastic person to...
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Ramblers and Macmillan commit to Walking for Health
Published: 19 December 2013
This exciting move reinforces our shared commitment to Walking for Health.  Working with schemes our vision is that everyone will enjoy access to short, free and friendly walks within easy reach of where they live, to help them become and stay...
Brighton & Hove 10 year anniversary party
Brighton & Hove Health Walks celebrate 10 years of healthy walking!
Published: 10 December 2013
150 walkers, volunteer walk leaders and staff came together at the Ralli Hall in Hove during November to celebrate the many positive effects the walking scheme has had on the wellbeing of hundreds of people in the city.The Mayor of Brighton &...