Success stories

We've been finding out how you've been experiencing the benefits of walking. Read a few of our success stories below, or share yours with us.

Walking comes on in leaps and bounds at Durham primary school

St Godric’s RC Primary School in Durham has engaged in the Living Streets Walk to School Outreach programme since November 2012.

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B&Q helps families in Durham enjoy their walk to school

We've been working with the local community around Belmont school campus to get everyone walking.

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Making strides at Brunton First School, Newcastle

Brunton First School have been taking part in Walk once a Week (WoW) since September 2012

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WoW Case Study: Claire, Ryan and Adam Henderson

Mum of three Claire lives in Radcliffe with two of her sons, Ryan aged 7 and Adam aged 6, who both ...

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Percy Hedley students take part in awareness raising campaign

Living Streets has been working with this SEN school to address concerns around the streets directly outside their college.

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Celebrating Walk to School Week with Park and Stride

Oakwood School is a small school in Purley in the London borough of Croydon. In May 2010, they ...

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St Wilfrid’s School challenges Year 9 students to get walking

Pupils who participate in St Wilfrid’s School Council have been working on a plan of action to encourage year 9 pupils to do more walking to and from school, and to also challenge them to lunchtime walking activities.

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95% walking with WoW in Stockton-on-Tees

Walking rates at Holy Trinity Rosehill Primary School have increased from 50% to 95% since they started WoW.

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Whitley Bay High champions campaign for even more walking!

Walking levels are at over 95% at this school - but students are campaigning to make sure the area stays champion for walking.

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Walking to school independently in Suffolk

Joanne's children love walking to school, and it gives them good travel experience and confidence.

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Chelsfield Primary School parks and strides

Chelsfield Primary School in Bromley run their park and stride scheme using a local Koi Fish Farm car park.

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Walk to School Week's impact in Wales

Ysgol-y-Lawnt School discovered that nothing brings a community together like walking.

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Walking gets a kick start at BAE Systems

BAE Systems in New Malden saw over 60 staff take part in Walk to Work Week, walking over 260 miles.

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Walking Works in Wigan

2010 saw Wigan Council's biggest Walk to Work Week yet, with over 35 teams of 5-6 people competing.

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Record number of miles walked for Walk to Work Week 2011

Over 8,000 people took part in Walk to Work Week 2011, logging around 76,000 miles!

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