Latest Walking for Health News

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...
Amesbury Amblers enjoy Coffee Morning
Published: 11 October 2017
Get Wiltshire Walking’s Amesbury Amblers swapped their usual post walk coffee and chat to join the Macmillan Coffee Morning being hosted by Amesbury Bowls Club last week.Thirty four walkers joined the bowls club members to sample a...
On Your Doorstep - hard work recognised by CCG
Published: 3 October 2017
The award recognises Keith’s hard work and achievement in helping people become healthier and more active through his work with Walking for Health. Every year it is given to someone outside the NHS who has helped improve the health and...
Making headlines: Peter Sissons launches new wellbeing walk in Otford
Published: 2 October 2017
Britain’s longest serving newsreader joined 25 fellow residents and Sevenoaks District Chairman Cllr Larry Abraham to launch the walk on Wednesday 27 October, joining walkers on the inaugural route.Every Step Counts is a gentle wellbeing walk...
Celebrating the launch of Active 10
Published: 7 September 2017
41% of adults aged 40–60 in England currently do less than ten minutes of brisk walking a month, but Active 10 set to change this.Even ten minutes of brisk walking a day can make a huge difference to your health. In the short term, it gets the...