Latest Walking for Health News

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 &...
Jason Stuchbery, Mervyn Jones, Helen Wright, Kevin Stuchbery and Aida Kiledjian who is supported by Sue Cotton from Vision Homes.
Herefordshire group leads the way with new walk for people with visual impairments
Published: 26 November 2013
They offer a weekly programme of walks, as well as a successful partnership with ECHO, a local charity that supports adults with learning and other disabilities.This month they have expanded their programme further to include people with visual...
Croydon Macmillan Information Centre walk
Croydon launch new weekly walk supporting people affected by cancer to get more active
Published: 22 November 2013
The new short walk from the information centre around a local rugby pitch was launched in October. To celebrate the start of this new exciting partnership John Goulston, Chief Executive at the Croydon NHS Trust, Margaret Meade, Croydon Council...
walkers in a health walk
£1.2 million for walking initiatives is confirmed
Published: 13 November 2013
 You might remember back in August we updated you on the government’s offer of an additional £1million of funding to help get more people walking in cities. Last week the Department of Health announced the successful bidders, with Birmingham,...