Health

Teacher and pupils celebrate Big Pedal win

P4 pupils from Christ The King Primary School, Co Down with teacher Miss Uprichard celebrate their win in the Big Pedal competition.

Pupils cycling in playground

P4 pupils from Christ The King celebrate their Big Pedal win on their bikes at school

A Co Down school has seen off stiff competition from across the UK to win overall first place in its category in the Big Pedal Competition. Pupils from Christ The King Primary, near the rural village...
24 May 2018
image credit J Bewley/Sustrans

Image credit J Bewley/Sustrans

A new study published in the Journal of Transport and Health has found that disabled pedestrians, and those living in low-income households, are much more likely than non-disabled and richer people...
18 May 2018
Poster and bananas with staff from hospital

Staff from Altnagelvin Hospital in L~Derry helped launch the Active Travel Challenge for the North West along with Michele Murphy, Sustrans Workplace Active Travel Officer (centre).

Launching Active Travel Challenge

L to R: Patricia Magee, Sustrans Workplace Active Travel Officer, Workplace Active Travel Champions Michael Cunningham and Sarah Reid from PHA and Ed McClean, PHA Deputy CEO

Tired of the traffic jams? Wish you didn’t have to face the daily rush hour to work? Commuters in Northern Ireland are being challenged to leave their cars at home during May and try alternative...
3 May 2018
Walkers on the Causeway coast, Co Antrim

People walking along the Causeway coast in Northern Ireland

Walkers pass a wildflower meadow

A group of walkers pass through a wildflower meadow in Belfast

Cyclists taking a break at a lake

Cyclists taking a break at Castlewellan lakeside in Co Down - another great place for a walk or cycle

With brighter evenings, thanks to the clocks springing forward, and the milder weather, it's the perfect time of year to get out walking. Discover Northern Ireland has put together a useful list of...
27 March 2018

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