Tag Archive for 'walk'

Sitting for long periods increases heart failure risk in men

January 21st, 2014 by American Heart Association

Sitting for long periods increases heart failure risk in men, even for those who exercise regularly, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure. Preventing heart failure, researchers found, requires a two-part behavioral approach: high levels of physical activity plus low levels of sedentary time. The study is the […]

PF+A company gives staff financial incentive to not drive alone to work

June 7th, 2013 by PF+A

PF+A employees have traded in their cars and solo trips to work for more sustainable and less polluting alternatives thanks to a new incentive scheme launched by the company. The 14 strong team at the design office in St Peter Port are given £0.50 – £1.00 every time they make their journey to work in […]

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.

How to make daily journeys fun

May 3rd, 2012 by Island Press

As part of the new Island Press E‐ssentials program featuring short electronic‐only publications on timely environmental issues, transit and food writer Darrin Nordahl asks the question: What if getting to work, going to the grocery store, and riding the bus around town could be fun? With Making Transit Fun!, he gives a taste of what […]

Guernsey’s Bailiff will officially start World Aid Walk on 7 May 2012

May 1st, 2012 by World Aid Walk

Guernsey’s Bailiff Richard Collas will officially start the 42nd World Aid Walk on 7 May 2012 in Market Square, St Peter Port. Richard Collas will be carrying on the role undertaken for many years by the former Bailiff Sir Geoff Rowland. Chair of the World Aid Walk Bella Farrell said “Sir Geoff Rowland was always […]

The pleasure of walking to work

May 11th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Sarah Hancock, Managing Director, of Brehon Accountants on La Grande Rue in St. Martin is enjoying Walk to Work week which runs from 9 to 13 May.

The Living Streets Tranquility Walk begins at 2.30 pm on 17 July 2011

April 1st, 2011 by Pat Wisher

This year’s Tranquillity Walk will take place on Sunday 17th July beginning at 2.30pm. Please meet in the car park opposite the Grande Mare Hotel. This walk, devised by Deputy Tom Le Pelley, will be a circular walk around the Castel parish. The flyer can be download for printing and posting with permission on suitable […]

You control climate change

March 12th, 2011 by European Commission You Control Climate Change campaign

The EU has a simple message that everyone of us has the ability to help control and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our society uses copious quantities of fossil fuel energy.  Much of that energy is wasted.  We can all take measures to reduce the waste and we don’t have to wait to do it. We […]

“A Walk with the Bees” in St Martin Parish on Saturday 26 June 2010

June 16th, 2010 by John Nicolle

A walk with the Bees – Marchier à Cànté Les Aises’ takes place on the afternoon of Saturday 26 June. Walk groups start between 2 pm and 2.15 pm. The cost is £4.00 and includes afternoon tea and walk notes Park at the Jerbourg car park (marshals will be on hand to help with parking.  […]

Sticky: The Living Streets Tranquility Walk on Sunday 11 July 2010

June 15th, 2010 by Pat Wisher

The Living Streets Tranquility Walk starts on Sunday 11 July 2010 at 2.30 pm in Market Square, St. Peter Port and ends at L’Eree.  The Tranquility Walk is an eight mile challenge using the green lanes and Ruettes Tranquilles.  The walk takes three hours.   We encourage participants to wear green. There is an alternative starting […]