Memories In The Making As We Head Back To School

Walking to school is great for children – they get to enjoy the sights and sounds of their surroundings, spend quality time with parents or pals, and feel healthier for the walk.

October is International Walk to School Month and in the lead up to it we’ve been speaking with organisations from around the world – which work to get more children walking to school – to find out why they do what they do.

The reasons they want more children walking vary from country to country: to promote healthier habits, to protect the environment, to improve the local community – and at Living Streets, we’re motivated by a combination of these factors too. Not least the need to tackle the looming health crisis caused by a lack of exercise. But just before the end of term last year, a mum posted a…

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