Greater Manchester (GM) Walking Voice wants to support more walking across Greater Manchester by creating a web of individuals and organisations that are sharing stories and evidence of what is working, talking about the benefits and opportunities, and therefore influencing decisions that empower more walking!
The purpose of the GM Walking Voice is to provide a means to bring together people and organisations in Greater Manchester, to enable them to:
GM Walking Voice is open to people and organisations who live and work in Greater Manchester who have a common interest in promoting walking and getting involved in the range of activities described above. It is expected that a lot of the action and interaction of the members will be conducted online, either through email groups, Knowledge Hub, an online information sharing platform, or on social media platforms. However, there will be events to bring together members when needed to discuss particular opportunities, areas of work or to celebrate progress.
To join the GM Walking Voice visit www.gmwalking.co.uk.
We have a steering group that meets bi monthly, which includes representation from:
However, our wider web is made up of over 70 individuals and organisations including volunteer walk leaders, local authority partners and community organisations, and we want to grow bigger and bigger!
GM Walking Voice has collectively helped shape the Walking Region Ambition as well as submitted responses to: