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Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire

An independent, local charity and brand partner of Age UK working across two counties to supporting older people, their families and carers. By delivering a variety of services, ongoing social activities and events for older people to stay well and independent, they encourage everyone to love later life and strive to make Herefordshire and Worcestershire a great place to grow older. Regular, activities to help people stay fit and healthy include; Exercise Classes, a Lower Wick Walking Group as well as an Allotment Gardening Group. To find out how you can stay active and connected with your local community, visit the Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire homepage and select Activities and Events and/or Our Services for further details.

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Kidderminster Stride and Stroll

Walking for Health

A group of keen walkers, dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of local residence and its participants by walking safely and comfortably within a friendly social environment. Kidderminster Stride and Stroll organise weekly walks across various locations and are carefully designed to ensure everyone can join in regardless of age, ability or fitness levels and including those with on-going health problems. Walking routes are on level ground with good surfaces and are always led by trained Volunteer Walk Leaders. With no pre booking required or fees to pay, simply arrive 10 minutes before the walk starts to register. A list of organised walks can be viewed or downloaded online and direct contact can be made with the Voluntary Walk Leader for further details and/or any specific concerns.

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Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Active Partnership

A not-for-profit organisation working with local authorities, public health teams, Sport England, the University of Worcester as well as many other key organisations to help lead the delivery of sport and physical activity across Herefordshire and Worcestershire. One of the 43 Active Partnerships across England, Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire are the strategic lead for sport and physical activity across the two counties and are committed to improving the lives of people who live within them through the power of physical activity and sport. To find out more, go to the Get Active category which includes an Activity Finder and an A-Z of Sports for easy activity searching.

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Worcestershire Walking Network

Walking for Health

A partnership funded by Worcestershire County Council Directorate of Public Health and delivered by the Countryside Service, the Worcestershire Walking Network is a forum for all those involved in promoting and supporting walking in Worcestershire to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the county. All health walks are free, friendly and available for everyone to access within an easy distance of where they live. Always led by Volunteer Walk Leaders, walks are designed to encourage local people become more active. Everyone can walk at their own pace and with no specialised equipment required, there’s no better time to get active! A full timetable of organised walks taking place across the county can be viewed or downloaded online and direct contact can be made with the Health Walks Coordinator for further details and/or any specific concerns.

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