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Sefton community programme

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Active Walks Sefton project started in 2011 by Sefton Council/Public Health team. The project has 12 walks a week with average attendance of 200 people per week. The team which comprises of 1 NWUK Instructor 1 Comm. Instructor and 19 leaders offer Free walks, courses & poles


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WALX in Bexley

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Nordic Walking group set by the local Council in 2013. 6- 7 walks per week, a mix of FREE walks once a quarter plus a monthly package of £15 a month which provides access to Workout Walks. Currently attracting an average of 558 walkers per month. 4 Instructors and 19 volunteer leaders. WALX in Bexley


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Errdig National Trust Nordic Walks

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Nordic Walking group started about 7 years ago as part of a National Trust initiative called ‘Let the Outdoors Move You’ but has since evolved into its current form since late 2015. A low cost £1 a walk donation sees between 80 and 100 walkers per week


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Wakefield community project

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Coordinated by Wakefield Council (Health Improvement department funded by Public Health) and started in 1999 as Health Walks and later as Nordic Walks in 2011. Today an average of 200 individual walkers attend the FREE Nordic Walking sessions over 10 locations on 5 week days.


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Community WALX Portsmouth

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In conjunction with BH Live this project was funded by Sport England and aims to provide low cost pole walking with the WALX Activator strapless poles. The WALX will be delivered by the health walks Team, Exercise referral team and a host of volunteers trained to be WALX Community Coaches.


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Community Walx Swindon 2019

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The Community WALX Swindon project is an initiative set up by Swindon Borough Council and the Live Well Swindon team in collaboration with WASPs (Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Partnership) and funding via a Sport England bid. This initiative aims to provide low cost peer led WALX Activator pole walking in green spaces all over Swindon.


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