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Stop stalling on problem parking
Scottish Government needs to stop stalling on action to address problem parking, says Living Streets Scotland, part of the UK charity for everyday walking.
28 Jul 2023
More pupils in Wales will walk to school thanks to funding
Thousands of children across Wales will enjoy the benefits of walking to school thanks to support from the Welsh Government.
10 Jul 2023
Calls for clutter-free pavements
Councils are being urged to act to clear pavements of obstructions that make it difficult for pedestrians to walk and wheel easily.
Persistent underfunding leaves Government active travel targets “in tatters”
A National Audit Office report released today reveals that statutory targets to get more people walking and cycling are “in tatters”, after years of stop-start funding.
07 Jul 2023
Primary pupils in Perthshire and Renfrewshire top national leader board
Pupils from Perthshire and Renfrewshire recently topped the national WOW Top Ten leader board during Walk to School Week 2023.
15 Jun 2023
“Scotland’s rate of road casualties should be treated as a public health emergency”
Stuart Hay, Director of Living Streets Scotland comments on the release of Transport Scotland’s Reported Road Casualties data for 2022.
24 May 2023
Pupils celebrate Walk to School Week at Scottish Parliament
Pupils from Edinburgh and Scottish Borders schools joined MSPs outside Scottish Parliament to celebrate Walk to School Week.
17 May 2023
National Highways helping more pupils walk to school
A new partnership is helping pupils in the North East and Yorkshire take to their feet this National Walking Month.
05 May 2023
Calderdale pupils set on making the walk to school safer
Pupils took to their local streets to identify the problems they experience on their journey to school, including litter, heavy traffic and pavement parking.
24 May 2022