2010 December


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November 2008 008

So by now you should be stocked up on Christmas goodies; turkey (or maybe nutroast), cranberry sauce, a bucket-load of sprouts, chocolates, booze and pressies galore. But if you overindulge slightly over the festive period, why not get out in […]

Walkers in snow

Tips for walking in snow and ice

20 December 2010 by martin 1 comments

With most of the UK blanketed in snow, and freezing conditions set to stick around for the next few days, travelling has become pretty chaotic. With public transport services reduced and driving conditions extremely dangerous, you may be relying on […]


Bristol City Council has an ongoing programme of collating key evidence from peer-reviwed literature in order to strengthen the case for current travel policies and practices. This week's bulletin presents evidence that the risk of increasing falls among a largely […]


Competition time!

20 December 2010 by martin 0 comments

Win a copy of 'Walking London's Waterways' “From the mighty Thames to tranquil streams, from historic wharves to buzzing docklands, the 21 walks in this book follow these waters, revealing a hidden London full of history, discovery and surprises. Includes […]

Inspiring video alert! You can reclaim streets for the kids

An inspiring little film (via Copenhagenize.com) about short after-school road closures in Bristol, allowing kids to roam free, safely. Builds community, improves health, costs next to nothing. One of the kids tells his mum it's “the most exciting day of […]

Guest post – Little steps would make a big difference

Here's the second of our guest blog posts. Today's contributor is David Callam, a resident of Motown, South London. If you're interested in writing a guest blog post for us, please do get in touch. MOTOWN, south London; you might […]


This is the first in what will (hopefully!) be a number of guest blog posts on our site. Our first contributor is Heather Waring of Walkers Coach, talking about why she likes to walk around London. If you're interested in […]

Icy street

As I'm sure you'll remember, last Winter we had a lot of snow and ice across the UK, and not enough salt and grit to deal with the problem. This led to a number of local authorities having to concentrate […]

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