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Category: Walk Derbyshire

  • 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,…

  • Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Walk Derbyshire and Healthy Workplaces Derbyshire hosted an ‘Introduction to Netwalking’ session as part of the Chesterfield Walking Festival. The circular walk on Tuesday 14 May started at The Hub @ Low Pavement in Chesterfield with the route taking in Queen’s Park and part of the Chesterfield Art Trail. Those attending were given details of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    To help mark the Great British Spring Clean (March 15 to 31), we joined Transition Chesterfield for their monthly LitterSorters litter pick. Litter picking is a great way to make a positive difference to the environment as well as walking with a purpose. Insight from the Walk Derbyshire Consortiums also tells us that one of…

  • Walk Derbyshire Photo Competition

    Walk Derbyshire Photo Competition

    We’re excited to announce we are developing a new app to support people to walk more as part of their everyday lives in Derbyshire. As part of this, we’d like to include your local open spaces to walk, along with some less well known walking routes. So we need your help. We’d like you to…

  • 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…

  • 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…