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Get walking and improve your physical and mental health!

We all know we should probably do a bit more exercise, but often its hard when you’re busy, or maybe you feel shy or don’t have anyone to go with.  Well help is at hand!

Greenwich Get Active runs walks all over the borough covering a range of difficulty levels from absolute beginners to those looking for something a bit more challenging.  This fantastic initiative – Greenwich Get Walking – can connect you with a wide range of free walking opportunities within Royal Greenwich.

The walks are free, fun and friendly perfect to help you get active and meet new people.  Walking is good for your health. You can start small and build up to doing more activity over time.  It’s a great way to explore and can also save you money as an alternative to public transport or car.  If you’d like to take part, all you have to do is come along to the start point of one of the walks listed in this leaflet a few minutes early, so that one of our trained volunteer walk leaders can take your details. Then you’re free to take part in as many walks as you like, as often as you like.

The perfect way to get out and about, meet some new people and get fit in the process! What are you waiting for?

If you want to know more before you start, just get in touch by: Emailing ollie.golding@cact.org.uk or call 020 8921 5673 or 07972 668 657

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Programme for Summer Feast this Saturday 11th July in General Gordon Square!

We have an amazing line up for you this Saturday including music from Global Fusion and Arts, face painting, kids craft activities, food stalls and workshops.  Not to mention the amazing Change 4 Life Roadshow across the square…AND a brand new farmer’s market at the Royal Arsenal!

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There will be a great selection of food, so make sure you come with an empty stomach to taste great dishes from:

Made in Greenwich– Moroccan Wraps

Cassie’s Kitchen – Yummy picnic foods

The Honest Loaf– Scrumptious sourdough bread

Greenwich Pantry– Fantastic store cupboards that you won’t find everywhere

Global Fusion Bakery– Vegan cakes and bakery

Besprinkle– Delicious cakes

There is also an opportunity for you to pick up some fantastic produce such as organic dried pasta from Casa Grande, jam and preserves from Granny Delicious, Care Grow and Carib Gourmet.

Once your bellies are filled, stop by Purete Nature who will have handmade lip balms, body butters and hand lotions.

We are delighted to offer a range of free workshops, so make sure you do not miss out on Turning Waste into Wonder- where you can find out how to make the most of the leftovers in your fridge, how to grow your own veg using containers and healthy treats and samples cooked by the Change for Life Roadshow Chef. Make sure you also grab your free seed bombs!

There is also lots of information from the following organisations: Maternity Services Liason Committee, Waterfront Leisure Centre, Organic Greenwich, Waste Services and Greenwich Community Cookery Clubs.

 

See you all there for a fun packed filled day!