Latest Walking for Health News

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,...
Walkers on a health walk in Croydon
Spreading the word that Walking Works
Published: 24 October 2013
And it’s certainly helped us spread the Walking for Health word, appearing in almost every national newspaper, as well as getting mentions on BBC’s The One Show and Radio 4’s You and Yours. What’s in the report?The report is an extensive overview of...
Job opportunity: Get people walking in Hertfordshire!
Published: 22 October 2013
Hertfordshire's Countryside Management Service (CMS) is looking to employ a full time Project Officer to promote and co-ordinate the delivery of Hertfordshire Health Walks, a health improvement initiative delivered through a supported network of...
Manchester Green Corridor's 1st anniversary celebration walk
Published: 21 October 2013
Walkers will set off from Ivy Green for a relaxing 2 mile walk winding through scenic woods and along the River Mersey. The walk ends at Chorlton Water Park – a lovely lake where walkers will be able to see lots of different water birds.Manchester’s...