Walking during Covid 19; Tips & Information

Quickedge Road, Mossley #Tameside

Quickedge Road cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Michael Fox - geograph.org.uk/p/2554716 – cropped from original

Signpost in Horwich #Bolton

To Wigan and Chorley cc-by-sa/2.0 - © David Dixon - geograph.org.uk/p/4854480 – cropped from original

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This photo was taken near Hunger Hill in Bolton by our Facebook follower Cheryl Dornan. Cheryl has been enjoying daily walks from home with her family during lockdown.
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Safe walking - Latest Government guidance

National Lockdown: Stay at home #WalkFromHome – You can exercise with your household (or support bubble) or one other person, this should be limited to once per day, and you should not travel outside your local area.
You can exercise in a public outdoor place:
by yourself
with the people you live with
with your support bubble (if you are legally permitted to form one)
in a childcare bubble where providing childcare
or, when on your own, with 1 person from another household

Full details on the latest Government guidance here

GM Walking, GM Moving & GreaterSport have a new campaign to #KeepGMMoving. Residents across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to keep their energy up despite the Covid 19 lockdown.

The University of Manchester have created a wellbeing booklet with support and advice for older people isolating at home

The University’s Healthy Ageing Research Group has teamed up with the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub to support those who are self-isolating during COVID-19.

Download and print a copy of the booklet

The Greater Manchester version of the booklet is available to print and share with a loved one:

Keeping well at home booklet

Download to print

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