How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Community Cache Challenge

Norfolk is a rural county with a high proportion of older people in the population. There are serious health issues associated with isolation, inactivity, early dementia and lack of opportunities to socialise. Loneliness is damaging to both physical and mental health. We work with 54 Day Centres that provide companionship and activities for older people in rural towns and villages and they are always looking for ways ...more »

Submitted by (@sally.kelly3)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 3.Enabling New Behaviours

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

GEO ECO NET: Ecological and Social Network

Humans aren’t the only ones that need traverse cities. Both here in the UK, and worldwide, innumerable faunal species need travel about urban environments too. Some species are permanent residents, of which one example is the hedgehog. Whereas others, including a great many bird species, come and go throughout the year, their movements synced with the seasons. Others still, are sporadic, but welcome visitors that tend ...more »

Submitted by (@melissasterry)

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Legible Cycling Networks

It is an established fact that colour coded maps are easier for people to read, but in many towns and cities there are more than 15 or 20 cycling routes, which means that there are more routes than there are colours. My idea is to use the same colours more than once, by coding routes according to a direction of travel. All routes on the north-south axis are allocated a particular colour, all routes on the east-west ...more »

Submitted by (@cyclemap)

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