PEOPLE across the area are being encouraged to swap four wheels for two feet to mark National Walking Month.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to put their best feet forward during Walk to Work Week and Walk to School Week, which are part of the national charity’s annual flagship event aimed at raising awareness of the many benefits of walking.
Living Streets champions pedestrians and campaigns for a safe, attractive streets.
National Walking Month, which runs in May, is an opportunity for people to give walking a go.
Tony Armstrong, Living Streets’ chief executive, said: ‘Walking just 20 minutes a day can help you lose a few pounds from your waistline, save a few pounds in your pocket and reduce your stress levels.’