How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Paths for All health walk finder

An online resource, for desktop, tablet and mobile platforms, that will effectively provide information about health walks in Scotland for both the public and professionals.

 

This will enable more people to adopt active behaviour and support the key role Paths for All has in delivering the Scottish Government’s Physical Activity Strategy and Physical Activity Implementation Plan. http://www.pathsforall.org.uk/

Submitted by (@ian.mccall)

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

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13 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

‘Sportable’ – Find local all-ability sports clubs and groups

A searchable online map- and list-based tool that enables disabled people to find local all-ability sports groups in their area. The website will leverage information on the AccessAdvisr Community Pages (www.accessadvisrcommunity.net); which our team has already brokered for Milton Keynes, Nottingham and Lowestoft; and display it on OS Open Layers maps. The site will display nicely on both tablets and PCs, and we may ...more »

Submitted by (@taylor)

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

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8 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

UrbanStroll - get prompted to go walking in your lunch hour

Speaking from personal experience I have my lunch break 'Al-Desko' far too often, and I don't think I am alone based on discussions with my friends and colleagues. I do this despite knowing about the stress, health, productivity and exercise benefits of walking on a regular basis (I am a travel behaviour change specialist!) and that there are high quality urban walking routes on traffic-free canals just minutes from ...more »

Submitted by (@taylor)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 1.First Hurdles

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6 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Nature Networking

People like to be with people they trust and who have similar likes and goals. Nature networking would help small groups to get together with people having similar fitness levels and abilities and enjoy walks, cycling, canoeing or whatever takes their fancy in small groups that can support and encourage one another.

Submitted by (@dickmoriarty)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 1.First Hurdles

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3 votes

How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Social platform for video reviews of places and events

Vode.it is a social platform for video reviews of local businesses and events.Vode.it is the 'Timeout' of video review website & apps. for small and medium businesses & the Video App Timeout & Tripadvisor, showing authentic recommendations & point of experience rating through video reviews. Vode.it stands inbetween Yelp and Viddy featuring social video reviews of businesses, services, places and events. The web and app ...more »

Submitted by (@nailvaliyev)

What theme of the challenge does your idea address? : Theme 6.Business priorities

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2 votes

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Smarter recreation planning

A data hub, publishing standards/framework and mobile app that allows publishers of community, cultural and open space activities to publish their events in easy standard formats for discoverability by all residents, visitors and workers in the neighbourhood. This data hub and mobile app will connect People to their wellbeing via Place whether that is a series of ‘hidden’ natural walks and beautiful walks in their area, ...more »

Submitted by (@rajesh99aha)

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1 vote

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

StationWalks – Accessible Sustainable Walks

A website that people can use to find information about walks from UK railway station. A searchable online map- and list-based tool that enables people to find linear or circular walking routes from a given train station. The site will display nicely on both tablets and PCs, and we may seek to develop a mobile app at a later date.

Submitted by (@rachel)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 2.Knowledge & Communication

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