Lockdown exposes health inequalities in Doncaster as new campaign is launched to ‘Get Doncaster Moving!'
Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:09
New research from Doncaster Council reveals that lockdown has had a huge impact on the health of Doncaster residents, with physical activity and exercise falling sharply during the pandemic. The study shows that nearly half (45%) of Doncaster residents reported doing less physical activity in the second lockdown compared to in the summer. Read More »
International Women's Day - WE MIGHT GET SLOWER AND SOME OF US MIGHT NEED NEW JOINTS, BUT WE WON'T GIVE UP...
Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 08:00
Olive 89 and Norma 78, started leading walks over 20 years ago as "walks for women" sessions, which later evolved into a Walking for Health group when Doncaster first became accredited as part of the Ramblers National Walking for Health scheme. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 13:44
Doncaster Health Walks are led by over 50 volunteers across the Borough every week and have support hundreds of people every week to talk more and meet new people.
Check out the latest stories:
- Doncaster Free Press visit Sandall Beat Woods
- Focus on...Thorne Health Walks, still leading at 89 years old!
Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:29
We are pleased to announce that the nominations for the Doncaster School Active Travel Awards 2019 are now open! Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:30
On Saturday 22 September families from across Doncaster are invited to an Active Autumn Family Fun Day where they'll get the chance to take part in lots of fun activities and meet Andrew White, presenter and producer of the TV series Walks Around Britain. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:58
In recognition of National Clean Air Day the STARS South Yorkshire Team are undertaking a huge one day challenge - walking a 16 mile route passing through all four South Yorkshire local authorities while encouraging schools on or near the route to either join in the walk or run a ShoeShare event. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00
With national walking month running through May, Doncaster Council is encouraging residents to get out of the car, put on their comfiest shoes and go for a walk. Read More »