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Walking the way to Health in Basingstoke

Welcome to the Basingstoke and Deane 'Walking the way to Health' scheme. Come and join us to get out and about, get fit and have fun. There are walks to suit everybody - why not come along and try one? The scheme operates throughout the Basingstoke and Deane area. It's free, gratis and for nothing. Click here for a handy printable reference (PDF file). See the navigation bar on the left for further information - the About walks page has a short video about Walking for Health.

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Call for walk leader volunteers! See below for details.

New Wednesday evening walk schedule starts April 2nd 2014.
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Walk Leader Training. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is offering free Walking for Health Leader Training on Monday 28 April 2014, 9.30 am to 4:30 pm at the Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH.
The success of the scheme relies on dedicated volunteers and we are very keen to welcome new leaders. Please volunteer! It's easy and fun and you can really help.
Click for information about training (PDF file).
Here is the booking form (PDF file).
Alternatively phone 01256 845574 or email healthwalks@basingstoke.gov.uk
Thank you!

A Reminder about Health Walks in Whitchurch. Every Wednesday, whatever the weather, two free circular Health Walks take place - one is at a medium pace for around an hour, the other is longer and brisker. Registration from 9.45 inside the Gill Nethercott Centre, for a 10 o’clock departure. Refreshments are available afterwards. Everyone is welcome to join this friendly group - come on your own or with a friend. Just make sure you dress for the weather and have appropriate footwear. There are 11 volunteer Walk Leaders who take turns to plan and lead the walks, so every week there’s something different.

The next Wednesday evening walk is on April 9th.
Meet at Old Basing Doctors' Surgery, Manor Lane, Old Basing RG24 7AE.
The Wednesday evening walk schedule is here (PDF file).

The next weekend walk...
Jennifer leads a regular one-hour walk from Oakley, usually on the last Sunday of every month. All these walks are at 2.15pm for a 2.30pm start. There is a handy coffee shop in Oakley. Oakley walks are at an average walking pace (not fast!). There is parking at each meeting point.

  • April 27th school Lay by
  • May 25th School Lay by

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