Monthly Archives: May 2019

Legs Matter!

stand up for legs

This year sees the first ever Legs Matter week, which aims to raise awareness of leg and foot health care across the UK. Issues relating to feet and legs are increasing, which is why healthcare professionals want to help people understand how to take better care of themselves. How does this relate to active travel?…

Wicky Bear Proves a Success for Walk to School Week with Brightkidz

Wicky bear joins walk to school

Wicksteed Park’s much-loved mascot, Wicky Bear, met up with over 60 pupils, parents and teachers on their walk to Compass Primary Academy – arranged by Brightkidz social enterprise. Kettering-based Brightkidz promotes safe, active travel for children, and organised the fun initiative to celebrate UK-wide ‘Walk to School Week’ and spread the message to families to…

Popular local mascot ready to join Brightkidz and school children to help promote ‘Walk to School Week’

Wicky Bear and Brightkidz Lance

For Walk to School Week Brightkidz have rallied support from another social enterprise, Wicksteed Park, which is local to the Brightkidz Northamptonshire base. Their much-loved mascot, Wicky Bear, will be joining Brightkidz and local pupils as part of this national initiative to get more kids walking to school. Click here to download and view video:…

Atomic Habits For More Active Travel

Brightkidz Alison with James Clear

4 minute read:  There are lots of great books you can read that give an insight into how to change behaviour… either your own or those you are trying to influence.  My very favourite is Atomic Habits by US author James Clear so I was really excited to have a chance to meet him recently…