Latest Walking for Health News

October Newsletter - Cascade Training Still Available
Published: 16 October 2019
We have had a busy month delivering the first cascade training sessions as well as visiting schemes and walks in Crowley, Croydon, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Lewisham, Herefordshire, Hambleton, East Riding and Devon. Cascade Training...
GP 'overwhelmed' by impact of health walks
Published: 14 October 2019
Leeds Let's Get Active Walks have made this short video, where a local GP and a walk leader share their experience of running health walks and the difference it makes. Walkers Paul and Peter also share their experiences.GP George Winder describes...
September Newsletter - Cascade Training Dates
Published: 13 September 2019
Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch the last few months and to those of you who completed the Training Survey the other month. We have been working to compile all of that feedback to inform the changes to the Walk Leader training. We...
Life changing walks in Durham
Published: 12 September 2019
It was great to join the 46 walkers on the Beamish walk in June. Starting from Beamish Museum, the walk took in woodland and parkland on a sunny day. Walk Durham run 24 different walks each week thanks to the large team of volunteers.During the walk...
Walk leader training: what you had to say
Published: 9 September 2019
In July 2019, we shared our Walk Leader Training Consultation Survey directly with Cascade Trainers and Scheme Coordinators to understand what people thought of the training as it currently stands and what could be done to improve it. Who did we...
Rain and sunshine in Craven
Published: 27 August 2019
In August Alice and Paul visited the South Craven Walking4Health Group and the North Craven Strollers, both volunteer-led schemes in Yorkshire.South Craven scheme coordinator Andy Glen welcomed us and arranged a meeting with volunteers, followed by...