Tag Archive for 'Living streets'

Walk because you never know who you’re going to meet on the way

May 2nd, 2015 by Living Streets

Many Bailiwick of Guernsey residents will be walking to raise funds for several very worthwhile charities in World Aid Walk on 4 May 2015. This is a wonderful beginning to National Walking Month in May, which is promoted by Living Streets and encourages us to walk to work and walk to school to improve our health. […]

Living Streets Walk to Work Week from 13 to 17 May 2013

March 20th, 2013 by Living Streets

British charity Living Streets is urging employees to get a ticket to stride for their daily commute this May. Walk to Work Week from 13 to 17 May 2013 is an opportunity for employees across Britain to make walking part of their commute. Along with Walk to School Week from 20 to 24 May 2013, […]

Attention focused on Road Safety Week from 19 to 25 November 2012

November 4th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

With the end of British Summer Time (BST) on 28 October 2012, the sun sets earlier in the afternoon and people travel more often during the hours of darkness. All road users need to be very vigilant during the darker winter months. Drivers need to slow down and watch for vulnerable road users, and pedestrians […]

Walking to school helps children develop a healthy habit

October 1st, 2012 by Living Streets

UK national charity Living Streets said “walking to school can reduce your child’s risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and numerous other obesity related conditions, as it launched International Walk to School Month on 1 October 2012. One in three children leave primary school overweight or obese putting them at a higher risk […]

Living Streets Tranquility Walk reveals Guernsey’s bucolic charm

July 16th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The 2012 Living Streets Guernsey Tranquility Walk began at The Longfrie Inn in St Pierre du Bois shortly after 2.30 pm on Sunday 15 July.

Car-free travel in Guernsey

May 22nd, 2012 by Pat Wisher

A new Government is now in place in Guernsey, a new Environment Department and a commitment to bring back another Integrated Road Transport/Traffic Strategy within a year. This time it seems that the strategy must accommodate the fact that cars are essential to modern life. No one has ever said that cars are not useful […]

Living Streets Guernsey AGM on 23 May 2012 celebrates 10th birthday

May 19th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

The pedestrian safety group Living Streets Guernsey will be celebrating its 10th birthday at it’s AGM on Wednesday 23 May 2012 at 7.30 pm in the Emma Ferbrache Room at the PEH. Pat Wisher, Secretary of Living Streets and founder member, said “we were launched as STEPS at an evening event at St. Andrew’s School […]

Living Streets’ Walk to School Week is 21 to 25 May 2012

May 18th, 2012 by Living Streets

British children are more familiar with being strapped into a car seat than putting on a pair of trainers and going for a walk, according to national charity Living Streets at the launch of Walk to School Week from 21 to 25 May 2012. Parents are risking the health and well-being of their kids by […]

Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May encourages a healthier lifestyle

May 9th, 2012 by Living Streets

This May, people across the British Isles will be leaving their cars at home and taking to their feet for national Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May 2012. British charity Living Streets works to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets where people want to walk. With funding from the UK’s Big Lottery […]

Goldridge Estate Agents donate high-visibility jackets to Amherst Primary School children

October 24th, 2011 by Goldridge Estate Agents

Children at Amherst Primary School are sure to be seen as an extremely bright bunch during the dark days of autumn and winter after being presented by Goldridge Estate Agents with a free supply of high visibility jackets. One hundred of the bright yellow fluorescent vests have been handed out to Amherst’s reception classes and […]