(@nicholas.michell03)

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Green Flag programme for outdoor activity areas.

The Foundation For Environmental Education have successfully implemented the Blue Flag Beach scheme for almost 30 years. In that time the cleanliness, safety and usage of the worlds beaches have improved beyond measure. This type of award could be adapted to outdoor space such as community areas, public parks and incorporated by organisations such as the National Trust. Under the scheme an area must meet a set of standards ...more »

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(@nicholas.michell03)

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Create a series of Play Boxes in green public spaces

Play Boxes are small units filled with equipment aimed at encouraging participation in informal, fun physical activity. They would be located in public parks and green spaces and found via GPS mapping. Each Play Box would display an Augmented Reality panel which smart phone users could use to view a demonstration video of physical games and movement ideas that could be played with the equipment available and the natural ...more »

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Explore the Hidden Landscape

Richard Fortey, award winning popular science writer takes his readers on a journey through 13 different time spans making up Britain’s 3 billion year history in his book ‘The Hidden Landscape-A journey into the Geological Past’. Our idea is to encourage more people to take healthy outdoor exercise by following in his footsteps carrying a virtual guide to the Open Spaces and National Trails across Britain where this ...more »

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