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  • Volunteer Focus – Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting

    Volunteer Focus – Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting

    We know how important the volunteer workforce is in relation to enabling people to be active in a way that works for them. The walking workforce like many others, relies on volunteers to flourish. But Volunteers and volunteer recruitment is not free. It takes time, organisation and commitment to manage a successful volunteer programme. During…

  • Making Movement a Priority in Communities

    Making Movement a Priority in Communities

    As part of our work with the Notts Falls and Physical Activity Community of Practice, we hosted our THIRD webinar in the Making Movement a Priority series, titled Making movement a priority in Communities. The interest in this session was truly overwhelming, with over 100 people signing up to attend the event and half of…

  • Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting 16/1/24

    Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting 16/1/24

    In this meeting we heard from Andy Brooks from Peak Running about the fantastic Myth Busting FAQ’s we’ve produced in collaboration with Peak Running, Walk Notts and Walk Derbyshire. These have been created to make it a little easier for you to build the confidence needed to lead people to walk. Read them now, using…

  • An insight into Physical Activity Behaviour in Nottingham City

    An insight into Physical Activity Behaviour in Nottingham City

    Scott Hartley, from our Insight partners, Press Red present’s an Insight into the Pysical Activity Behaviour of people in Nottingham City. This Insight has been created using Active Lives Survey data and the Census data and id especially interesting as it’s the first time we’ve had a chance to properly analyse physical activity behaviour pre,…

  • Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity

    Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity

    We visited Derbyshire Refuge Solidarity recently who we’ve been partnering with to enable Refugees and Asylum Seekers to access a variety of physical activities, such as football, walking, swimming and music. Physical activity is an incredibly useful outlet for people to help bring a sense of normality and familiarity back into their lives. It can…

  • Getting out and about in Carlton

    Getting out and about in Carlton

    In collaboration with the local community, we’ve created a map of many local amenities in Carlton Hill, Gedling. In Gedling 44% of residents don’t own a car, so it is hoped that by informing people where they can find Benches, Toilets, Defibrilators, Green Space, Car Parks and Bus Routes, they will be able to walk…

  • Making Movement a Priority in Care Homes

    Making Movement a Priority in Care Homes

    As part of our work with the Notts Falls and Physical Activity Community of Practice, we hosted our THIRD webinar, titled Making movement a priority in our Care Homes (this is becoming a bit of a habit). The interest in this session was truly overwhelming, with over 180 people signing up to attend the event…

  • Get moving from Screen to Green

    Get moving from Screen to Green

    Today is Mental Health Awareness Day and by no coincidence a new local area app has launched which aims to give people a boost. The GreenSpace NG app aims to help boost the health and wellbeing of people across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, by encouraging them to explore more green spaces in their community and beyond.…

  • Walk Notts Partnership Meeting 22 August 2023

    Walk Notts Partnership Meeting 22 August 2023

    Here are the highlights for our Walk Notts Partnership meeting on 22 August 2023. In this meeting we heard from multiple contributors: One Step at a Time Learning and Links to Walking, Helen Davis Lived experience sharing, How walking changes lives, Theresa Gandy Sherwood Voices project, Steve Little from Miner2Major Watch a recording of the…

  • Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting 26/7

    Walk Notts Strategic Partnership Meeting 26/7

    Here is the highlights for our Walk Notts Strategic Partnership meeting on July 26 2023. In this meeting we heard from multiple contributors: Heather Clarkson, Walk Derbyshire Adrian Hill, Active Travel England Dave Clasby, Sustrans You can see the slide decks from the meeting below. The recording of the meeting will be uploaded in due…