Latest Walking for Health News

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...
Walkers on Goring Gap Health Walks, image from Bernard Novell
Our new report says Walking Works
Published: 4 October 2013
Walking works, and we have the proof! We’ve launched our Walking Works report, an extensive overview of the mounting research into the life-threatening consequences of inactivity, which concludes that walking is the answer. Produced by the Ramblers...
Supporting people affected by cancer to get walking
Published: 26 September 2013
Manchester Physical Activity Referral Service, which runs health walks across Manchester, is working in partnership with Macmillan Information and Support Centres based at Wythenshawe Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital. Together they’ve...
Health Exchange staff leading by example in walk around Highgate park
Smart Network, Smarter Choices
Published: 30 August 2013
The Smart Network, Smarter Choices project – which is funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund – aims to help people travel in a more sustainable way.  Not only to reduce our impact on the environment, but also to get people healthier and...