Active Gorse Hill

In which the Trafford’s approach to walking and cycling strategy is discussed as well as an update on Stretford Leisure Centre.

Could the streets once again be alive with the sound of children playing?

Lovely story from the Telegraph In 2011, a group of parents in Bristol, concerned about their children’s health and their lack of outside play, decided to use legislation designed for street parties to apply to have their street closed to cars. Later that year, Bristol City Council introduced a policy whereby residents could apply to […]

How an obese town lost a million pounds weight

Oklahoma City is a midsized town that had a big problem: It was among the most obese towns in America. Mayor Mick Cornett realized that, to make his city a great place to work and live, it had to become healthier too.       Mick Cornett displays a quality not always evident in stereo-typical […]