Latest Walking for Health News

Mayor Stella Jones presents mugs to walk leaders
Dorchester Strollers celebrate their 10th anniversary
Published: 3 July 2013
The Strollers was formed in July 2003, following the first Action Plan developed by the Dorchester Area Community Partnership. Since then, and with funding from a variety of sources, including the Town Council, the volunteer-led constituted group...
Scheme coordinator honoured by the Queen
Published: 21 June 2013
Susan (pictured right, with the Dorchester Strollers) has been leading walks with the Ramblers since 1987 and has been scheme coordinator for Dorchester Strollers since she helped set it up in 2003. She’s to be awarded a British Empire Medal for...
Walk leader and walker
Spreading the word....the new Walking for Health brand gets out and about
Published: 13 June 2013
Every step counts...making headlinesSunderland Wellness Walking programme promoted their scheme in the Sunderland Echo this month, using our new T-shirts with their “every step counts” message as the centre piece for the promotional photo.  “It’s...
Walkers talking on a walk in Hemel Hempstead
Help to shape a new vision for the Ramblers
Published: 5 June 2013
Over the next year the Ramblers will be starting a conversation across Britain to help guide their plans for the next 5-10 years. They want to talk to as many people who love the outdoors as possible to find out what they think are the big issues...
Browtowe Get Walking Week launch event
Walking hits the headlines for Get Walking Week
Published: 30 May 2013
Launching the week The week kicked off with three launch events in England, run by Walking for Health schemes in Browtowe, Swindon and Hillingdon. We were (mostly) lucky with the weather and the walks went down a storm with the participants. This...
Get Walking Week photo competition winners
Published: 24 May 2013
Overall WinnerSusan Green wins a three-night full board walking break for two from HF Holidays! She can choose from 19 Country Houses around the UK to stay in with walking right on their doorstep in National Parks and Areas of...