Organised as part of “I am team GB”, this is a legacy project following the Olympic games with the aim of getting people active. An half hour to 1 hour walk starting / ending at DMUK , probably taking in the Eco garden and the guillotine locks. There will be some coffee/tea and cake on the return. There are 20 Walking for health places and 20 for DENSO Associates.. Current forecast is dry with little chance of rain. Please email [email protected]walkingforhealthtelfordandwrekin.org.uk if interested in the Walking for Health places.
The next Walk Leader Training has been arranged for Friday October 4th at the Madeley Court Medical Centre. The day will start at 9.45 am for 10.00 am and last until 4 pm. Please email [email protected] for further details and to book your place.
Some of our walk leaders helped out at the Denso family day on June 23rd. Here are Steve and John entering into the spirit of things.
The Wellington group are planning a trip to Hodnet Hall again on July 17th. Admission will be £7.50 . They will meet in Wellington at 2 pm as usual, then go in shared cars. See http://www.hodnethallgardens.org/
Here is Steve Shaw, our chair, receiving a cheque from from Martin, a key member of the DENSO Environmental Committee.
We are looking forward to working closely with DENSO , we have been asked to assist with a community event on the 23rd June, train some of their staff as Walk Leaders and help create new walks at their technical site.
There are walks all over Telford , we hope lots of our walkers will join in and we hope to use the day to recruit new walkers and possibly walk locations.
We were asked to put on a weekend briefing for leaders for the Get Telford Walking walks. So we have arranged to run another briefing session on May 4th from 10 am to 12 noon, venue to the confirmed.
The flier for Get Telford Walking is here
The Telford T50 50 Mile Trail consortium, working with Health and Well Being of Telford and Wrekin Council , have organised a day when they aim to get as many people in Telford walking. There will be walks from each doctor’s surgery at 10.00 am and from each surgery to Telford Town Park using the T50 50 mile Trail. See https://www.telfordt5050miletrail.org.uk/get-telford-walking
Several of our leaders will be leading groups.