Latest Walking for Health News

Wiltshire Council celebrate their walk leaders
Published: 12 February 2018
The event was organised by the council to celebrate the walk leaders' contribution to people's health and happiness in the county. The day began with a chance for the volunteers to meet and chat, before a short speech from Councillor Chris Williams...
Remembering Barry Ramsden
Published: 18 January 2018
Barry was a dedicated leader of our walks in Billinghay, Lincolnshire. Dean Reed, the scheme coordinator for the North Kesteven Social Strollers, remembers him."Barry and Barbara Ramsden moved to Billinghay in 2010 and joined the local Walking for...
Combating social isolation with a winter walk in Plymouth
Published: 12 January 2018
Larissa Millden, Active for All Manager at Improving Lives Plymouth, explains why they decided to get involved.“We support adults with mental health support needs and learning disabilities to get more active. Christmas can be a particularly...
The Festival of Winter Walks is almost here!
Published: 21 December 2017
David Page, Active Lifestyle Coordinator at North Somerset Council, explains why they’re getting involved and why the festival is a great opportunity to enjoy some time outdoors this winter.“We’re running walks every day from...
Walking for Health at the RCGP conference
Published: 17 October 2017
The Walking for Health team spent two busy days talking to GPs about how walking can benefit their patients physical health and mental wellbeing at the conference, which took place in Liverpool from 12-14th October.We spoke to GPs who...
Lincolnshire walk leaders celebrate their awards
Published: 11 October 2017
The walk leaders were praised for their hard work helping people across the county stay fit and happy. There are more than 60 regular, volunteer-led health walks around Lincolnshire, which all boost people’s physical and...