SEPTEMBER Walking in Hertfordshire e-Bulletin

Explore all that Hertfordshire's green spaces have to offer this month

September to December 2017 Health Walks programmes now available

Check out the September to December 2017 Health Walks programme, now available online. Paper leaflets are also widely available from your local library and GP surgery.

To get involved all you have to do is turn up! You can also register online before your first walk.

For a little extra motivation, visit the Hertfordshire Health Walks Facebook page to read our walker and volunteer testimonials.


Become a Health Walks Ambassador for your local area!

CMS is looking for passionate and self-motivated individuals to join our team as Health Walks Ambassadors.
Perhaps you are a keen walker already or have participated in Health Walks for some time but leading walks isn’t for you.
We need people who can be the face of Hertfordshire Health Walks in their community, helping with a variety of awareness-raising activities and promotion.
Interested? For a full role description please get in touch by emailing healthwalks.cms@hertfordshire.gov.uk or call 01992 588433 to discuss.


Explore local green spaces with the new ParksHerts app!

Whether you want to lose yourself in tranquil surroundings, take on the challenge of exciting outdoor activities or just soak up the scenery and do a bit of wildlife-spotting, Hertfordshire’s green spaces have it all. ParksHerts is a mobile first web application that allows you to discover over 100 of the best parks and open spaces across Hertfordshire complete with interactive maps, walking, running and activity routes and thousands of points of interest.


FREE outdoor events in Hertfordshire

Walks and More is a programme of FREE outdoor events in Hertfordshire. Why not broaden your knowledge of local history, discover wildlife, explore new areas or even get stuck in with some practical habitat management. Visit the Walks & More website for all events this September


MOVE MORE Herts

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If you or someone you know is dealing with a cancer diagnosis or is receiving cancer treatment, then Move More Herts can offer support to keep you active and resilient on your journey through treatment and beyond. You can receive 12-weeks fully funded and bespoke exercise sessions (for you and a plus one!) and up to a year of contact with a Cancer Rehab qualified instructor. To enquire email movemore.herts@nhs.net or visit the Move More Herts website. The programme is accessible for any adult (18–80+) in Hertfordshire with a current or past history of cancer and regardless of current activity levels or comorbidities.


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We love to hear your comments and see your pictures of the walking events you take part in. Please email healthwalks.cms@hertfordshire.gov.uk.