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Nature walks boost Healthy Walks programme

3 September 2019
Residents of all ages can benefit from two new healthy walks held in the borough’s nature reserves.
From Wednesday 4 September and Thursday 5 September, adults and children can take part in the newly-launched walks at RSPB Rainham Marshes and Essex Wildlife Trust's Thurrock Thameside Nature Park. Both 1-hour sessions are run by Thurrock Council's free Healthy Walks programme, which aims to bring the community together to promote the benefits of walking and support residents in leading a healthy, active lifestyle.
The scheme now hosts 7 free Healthy Walks sessions:

Could you be a Healthy Walks Leader?

20 September 2018
Thurrock Council is on the lookout for volunteers to help lead its newly launched Healthy Walks programme.
The council's Healthy Walks programme aims to bring together people from across the community to promote the benefits of walking and support them in leading a healthy, active lifestyle.
The role of a Healthy Walks Leader would involve leading a series of 30 minute walking sessions each week for residents in and around Thurrock.