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Source: Living Streets April 22

https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/over-a-fifth-of-people-in-the-uk-never-walk-for-exercise

 

Over a fifth (22%) of the UK population never walk for exercise or leisure at all – and nearly half of people (46%) never walk to or from work, according to new research for National Walking Month.

A survey commissioned by Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, shows that Glasgow is the top city in the UK for walking, with the highest

Source: Living Streets 22.03.22

https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/government-announces-25m-funding-for-active-travel

 

Trudy Harrison MP, Active Travel Minister at the Department for Transport has announced £2.5 million additional funding for active travel.

Speaking at Living Streets’ National Walking Summit, she announced that the further funding would allow for the continuation of active travel behaviour change outreach programmes.

£2 million will fund Living Streets’

Source: Living Streets may 2021

https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/poll-reveals-why-brits-love-walking

The past year has seen people walking more and new research released for Living Streets’ National Walking Month reveals what Brits have enjoyed most about it and what would encourage them to keep walking as lockdown restrictions ease.

The vast majority of people enjoyed the health benefits offered by a daily walk, with 76% naming physical health benefits and 56% the ment