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  • Creating Walkable Communities- Talking Space

    Creating Walkable Communities- Talking Space

    On the 4th of June we were joined by Liam Parker from the Erewash Active Neighbourhood Pilot (Cotmanhay Conversations) to talk about their Walk to School Week activities, Juliet Grace and Kelly Massey from the North East Derbyshire Active Neighbourhood Pilot who updated us on their community litter picking events and Heather Clarkson gave an…

  • Spotlight: Chesterfield Walk Derbyshire Active Neighbourhood Pilot

    Spotlight: Chesterfield Walk Derbyshire Active Neighbourhood Pilot

    On the 18th of May Holme Hall Primary School opened their doors for the Holme Hall Explorer Art Trail Day. The art trail showcased clay models created earlier in the year by the children.  There was a great turnout with pupils turning up with their parents and extended families, and armed with instructions, a pencil,…

  • Nature Natter

    Nature Natter

    Nature Natter Walks in Bakewell Park– 1st Thursday of every month at 11am Driving into Bakewell for the Nature Natter training I was met by sunshine and a warm welcome. Organised and led by Jo Hanney, Communities and Wellbeing Ranger for the Peak District National Park, our session was well attended. The vast range of…

  • Clay Cross Litter Pick

    Clay Cross Litter Pick

    Empowering local people can make a huge impact on the look and feel of a community. Recently in Clay Cross we saw this difference through a local litter pick where local people came together to tidy up their town. 44 local people joined together to help clean up the streets, and green spaces, of Clay…

  • Celebrating Two Years of Walk Derbyshire

    Celebrating Two Years of Walk Derbyshire

    March marked the two year celebration of Walk Derbyshire and over the past two years we have been working towards our mission of making every day walking the norm across the county, we especially want to thank the support from our amazing partners, community members and Walk Coordinators and Leaders. Here is summary of our…

  • Just Good Friends- Making every day walking fun

    Just Good Friends- Making every day walking fun

    Last month we visited Just Good Friends at their Clowne Hub to see the success of their Pedometer walks. The idea came from Marc Wade, the Project and Development Coordinator, who wanted to get the member more active during the day. Since the start of the project it has been extremely successful and has led…

  • Building confidence in mobility- Talking Space.

    Building confidence in mobility- Talking Space.

    On the 6th of February we were joined by Sarah a Community Connector, Fiona from Gedling Borough Council, Jo Briggs from Age UK and Luke Oldham from Let’s Chat Benches to discuss the barriers and solutions to being outside and active. Watch the recording below for full Talking Space. Lets Chat Booklet Super Six Challenge…

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    In 2024 Walk Derbyshire will continue to support people to walk more as part of their everyday lives. Starting with our Walking Through Winter campaign that started last month that will run throughout January, we will also be providing more resources to help you get walking how ever way you can and other walking festivals and…

  • Walking Through Winter campaign.

    Walking Through Winter campaign.

    On December the 1st we officially launched our Walking Through Winter campaign to support people to walk more as part of their everyday lives this Winter. Over December and January 2024 we will be sharing tips on how to stay warm at home and on walks, upcoming events, your local warm spaces and resources to make…

  • An insight into the Clay Cross Monthly Health Walk through the eyes of the community.

    An insight into the Clay Cross Monthly Health Walk through the eyes of the community.

    Below is the story of how the Walking into Communities Project, started in Clay Cross and Danesmoor, has gained popularity within the local community and what it means to them. Story written by Hayley Bramley, North East Derbyshire Walking into Communities Development Officer. Walking is a great way to get active and fit, but did…