An area of information where you can find ideas and examples of how to increase walking in your community or area of work.

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Walking to School

Walking to school is great for our environment, a way to tackle congestion and prepares young minds for the day ahead – and can set a habit worth keeping long into adulthood. Find out more about how you can support walking to school and how others have achieved this in Greater Manchester.

Walking to School

“Our bodies are meant to be active and we’re designed to be connected to nature''.

Dr William Bird

Create a network of green walking routes

A network of green walking routes connects people to the places they want to go. Find examples of how this has been done in Manchester and other areas of Britain.

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Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Gathurst Bridge cc-by-sa/2.0 - © David Dixon - – cropped from original