Category: health, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, diet, exercise
September 14, 2019
Autumn Footprints Festival Steps Out
Typical of the huge programme of local community outdoor events run throughout the year in the UK and set in the heart of picturesque Derbyshire, the annual Autumn Footprints Amber Valley & Erewash Walking Festival starts today offering sixteen days of walks up to Sunday 29th September 2019.
August 28, 2019
Explore National Cycle Network Paths On OS Maps
Walking and cycling paths on the National Cycle Network will now be available on official Ordnance Survey (OS) mapping. The new partnership by Sustrans with mapping expert OS will help more people to discover and access the Network. The two organisations have joined forces to provide detailed, user-friendly and accurate information on the Network’s 16575 miles of traffic-free and quiet on-road cycling and walking routes spanning the whole of the UK.
August 9, 2019
Urgent Govt Action Needed On Active Travel
An alliance of walking and cycling organisations has urged the UK Government to seriously commit to funding significant improvements in active travel, following the publication last month of a report on active travel by the Commons Transport Select Committee.
August 6, 2019
UK Govt Wants Kids To Head Outdoors
Last month, UK Education Secretary Damian Hinds launched #SummerOutdoors which will suggest free or low-cost options to keep children entertained and spark interest in character-building activities during the summer break. Children and families will be encouraged to explore the outdoors during the summer holidays, as a series of fun tips and events for kids happening across the country will be signposted each week.
June 14, 2019
On Two Wheels To Recharge Batteries
Austria’s Hochkönig region of Salzburgerland is the first region to set up a complete network of charging points both in the valley and up in the mountains. The dedicated ‘ii Tour’ for e-bikes is a 113km panoramic trail visiting mountain huts and viewpoints along the way and with convenient re-charging stations.
June 12, 2019
Get Outside To Enjoy A Wild Night Out
Ordnance Survey has teamed up with Wild Night Out for this year’s UK national wild adventure on Saturday, 1 July. It’s designed to encourage people of all ages and abilities to use the night and day as an opportunity to get active and enjoy the outdoors.
May 18, 2019