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  • Celebrating 10 years of walking at Holmebrook Valley Park.

    Celebrating 10 years of walking at Holmebrook Valley Park.

    Chesterfield’s Holmebrook Valley Park is celebrating 10 years of hosting a walking group this month. On 12 January, the volunteer group leaders and other local walkers were joined by Mayor of Chesterfield Councillor Tony Rogers to explore what the park has to offer. The Holmebrook Valley Park ‘walk with us’ walking group originally launched in…

  • The podcast you never knew you needed is here.

    The podcast you never knew you needed is here.

    The Cow Awareness Podcast is now available. Helen Milton, Health Walks coordinator for Derbyshire Dales District Council, has been talking to local farmer Henry Holland about how walkers can keep themselves safer when walking through fields with cows.  This entertaining and informative podcast is worth a listen as it investigates a subject which worries many…

  • Wonderful World of Winter Walking

    Wonderful World of Winter Walking

    With the clocks going back this Sunday and the days getting longer and colder take the opportunity to walk this winter. A quick 5-10 minute walk daily this winter is great for warming your body, burning calories, helping you sleep better, reducing stress, boosting focus and rejuvenating body and mind.  So, we wanted to provide…

  • Treefest – presented by the National Forest

    Treefest – presented by the National Forest

    Walk and discover the wonder of trees The National Forest is excited to present Treefest – a Connected Treescapes research study in collaboration with the University of Derby, UK Treescapes and Go Jauntly. Treefest aims to explore how the UK’s treescapes affect the public and evaluate how the form and function of these woodland and…

  • Walk and Talk sessions return at William Gregg VC Leisure Centre

    Walk and Talk sessions return at William Gregg VC Leisure Centre

    Walk and Talk sessions return at William Gregg VC Leisure Centre Walk and Talk sessions are returning at William Gregg VC Leisure Centre from Wednesday 12 October. The sessions will be led by Tony Lormor and run weekly for six weeks until Wednesday 16 November, starting at 1.30pm. The walks will last for around 30…

  • New Walk and Talk sessions at Belper Leisure Centre

    New Walk and Talk sessions at Belper Leisure Centre

    New Walk and Talk sessions at Belper Leisure Centre A new series of Walk and Talk sessions starting from Belper Leisure Centre will begin on Tuesday 11 October, led by Tony Lormor. The sessions will start at 10.15am every week for six weeks until Tuesday 15 November. The walks are approximately 30 minutes long with…

  • Parkwalk at Parkrun this October

    Parkwalk at Parkrun this October

    Celebrating 18 years of Parkrun with the Parkwalk at Parkrun campaign It has been 18 years since the first Parkrun started back in October 2004 when it was called Bushy Park Time Trial, the event had 13 entrants and was run by founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt and volunteers Duncan Gaskell, Simon Hedger and Robin Drummond. Over…