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  • 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…

  • Embedding walking into everyday lives, learning from local projects- Talking Space.

    Embedding walking into everyday lives, learning from local projects- Talking Space.

    On November the 7th we were joined by Just Good Friends, Your Time, Peak Running and Jog Derbyshire (Run Walk Talk) to discuss how local projects have embedded everyday walking into the lives of people they support. Watch the recording below for full Talking Space. Just Good Friends Presentation

  • Jean’s Story- How I regained my love of the outdoors.

    Jean’s Story- How I regained my love of the outdoors.

    We met Jean Docherty from Sheffield who is a walking and physical activity enthusiast at the Run Walk Talk Chesterfield event in June, where we went on a walk and talk. While on the walk Jean shared with us how she regained her love of walking after going through trauma. During this time Jean found…

  • Sally’s experience- Deaf-initely Women Carsington Water Circular Walk video

    Sally’s experience- Deaf-initely Women Carsington Water Circular Walk video

    On the 1st of September Helen Milton, the Walk Coordinator for Derbyshire Dales, joined Deaf-initely Women in Carsington for their longest walk yet. She got the chance to walk and talk with the women and learnt the importance of walking groups like these. Watch the video below of Sally’s experience.

  • Creating safe spaces for girls to be active- Talking Space

    Creating safe spaces for girls to be active- Talking Space

    on the 19th of September we were joined by Make Space for Girls and Move More Derby to discuss why open space aren’t used by girls and how we can make PlayZones and activity spaces more welcoming for girls.  Watch the recording below for full Talking Space. Make Space for Girls Presentation Move More Derby…

  • Deaf-initely women- an insight into a deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing women’s walking group in Derbyshire.

    Deaf-initely women- an insight into a deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing women’s walking group in Derbyshire.

    Walk Derbyshire joined the Deaf-initely Women Sandiacre Historical Walk in April. The walk was specifically for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing women who were coming together to ‘discover the secrets of days gone by on a delightful stroll around this fascinating village.’ of Sandiacre. The walk started at Sandiacre Library where we met the…