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In the news - Slow Ways articles

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

Slow Ways has been in the news in recent weeks. Click on each to read more.

‘Slow Ways project shows how covid made us re-think urban environment’ The Scotsman, Roger Cox ‘Final Words’ column 29/5 Slow Ways project shows how covid made us re-think urban environment | The Scotsman

'Slow Ways launches beta website' Ordnance Survey guest blog, Darren Moore, Slow Ways Chief Technologist 11/6 Slow Ways Project Launches Beta Website | Blog (

‘The plan to connect every town’ BBC Travel, Jessica Vincent 5/5 BBC - Travel - The plan to connect every British town

‘Benefits of being active in nature: This Mental Health Awareness Week, we're celebrating and raising awareness, alongside many other partners, of the powerful benefits of nature and the outdoors for our mental health’ Sport England, Delia Beck and Suzie Gittus 12/5 Benefits of being active in nature | Sport England

‘Slower Way of Walking’, Rob Bushby, Strider, Magazine of the Long Distance Walking Association, April 2021 [link tbc]

Walk this way: army of hikers will road-test new map of footpaths” The Guardian

Slow map: Mapping Britain's intercity footpaths” BBC News

Can the 'Slow Ways' project change how we travel?” The Telegraph

New national walking network gets thumbs up from town council” Frome Times

How you can help plot the future of UK walking – from a standstill” National Geographic

How the Slow Ways network could change walking in Britain” The Guardian 

New network of 7,000 walking routes connects Britain's towns, cities and villages for the first time” Country Living

Britain’s all new Slow Ways to bring back the old ways” Times of India

Life after lockdown: one man’s plan to get the UK back on its feet” Positive News

New hiking network in the UK connects 2,500 towns, cities and notable spots” Metro

A new hiking network links thousands of towns around Britain” Lonely Planet

Can a network of 7000 walking routes transform the way we travel?” Euro News

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