Beach Run

Whether you need motivation to get started, want to push yourself or just explore, our Beach Run is a great way to reach your goals. Join us for a 5km run to stretch your body and relax your mind.

There’ll be no need to race, find your own pace, on countryside paths and along stunning coast with a trained run leader already limbering up. Why not get your trainers on and get involved?

Meet at At the noticeboard at Victoria Road.

Cycle Safari – Nature from a bike

Join us on a ride to explore some of Wild Watery Blue & Green Spaces on Merseyside. Make sure your bike is road worthy, bring some snacks, water & binoculars with appropriate clothing & a spare inner tube [just in case].

Our ride will introduce you to the Nature on Merseyside following a mainly off road route to the Sefton Coastline. Suitable for all bikes & ages but under 14 year old must be accompanied by responsible adult. Ride time about 4 hours with plenty of stops.

Bikers Support

Three times a year we hold support events for cyclists targeting the knowledge quarter community. Included are free bike checks and basic servicing, bike security marking/registration, cycle route and hire information, free refreshments for cyclists

Health, Wellbeing and the Environment Event

Join us to help launch Liverpool City Region’s Year of the Environment with an event focused on using the environment to improve health and well-being.

Our aim is to promote the region’s ‘blue and green’ assets – coast, river, parks and woodlands – as well as some of the fantastic activities which support good health.

We will also be looking at how place based care teams across Cheshire and Merseyside can respond to the challenge of how we use our environment for health.

Taking place on 28 January in the beautiful Isla Gladstone Conservatory within Liverpool’s Stanley Park, we will explore the potential to make more of our environmental assets.

This event is open to all individuals and organisations with an interest in improving health and wellbeing by using the environment; including voluntary, public sector, business and the arts.

Attendees will:

  • Be inspired by pioneering initiatives including forest schools, green gyms and NHS Forest
  • Learn about innovative ways to use the environment to improve health and wellbeing
  • Hear evidence of how the environment has improved health outcomes
  • Explore how the environment can feature in plans for place based care.

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Gideon Ben-Tovim OBE, Chair of Innovation Agency, Nature Connected, Local Nature Partnership Liverpool City Region
  • Dr William Bird MBE, CEO of Intelligent Health and founder of green gyms
  • Lucy Stone, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Dave Sweeney, Executive Implementation Lead, Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership
  • Andrew Darron, Executive Director, Groundwork Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire
  • Jo Ward, North West Social Prescribing Network
  • Paul Nolan OBE, Director, Mersey Forest
  • Clare Mahoney, Senior Programme Manager, NHS Liverpool CCG

WIRRAL I-CYCLE EVENT 2019

FREE FAMILY CYCLING EVENT
The Wirral i-Cycle Event takes place on Sunday 27 January 2019 to encourage families to enjoy Wirral’s parklands and cycling networks.

Not only is it a great time to put those brand-new Christmas bikes to good use it’s a great way to find out more about safely getting around Wirral’s great cycle routes with your family.

The event also aims to connect people with the nature of Birkenhead Park and to encourage sustainable transports, and reduce waste.

WHERE DOES THE EVENT TAKE PLACE?
Birkenhead Park and the event is open to all families across Merseyside.

WHAT HAPPENS ON THE DAY?
Registration is at 09:30am at the Cycling UK gazebo and the ride will begin at 10:00am starting and finishing at Birkenhead Park Grand Entrance.

There will be up to 3 guided laps of Birkenhead Park for up to 80 adults and children. Refreshments will also be available with a presentation at 11:00am at the Birkenhead Park Grand Entrance explaining how to make the most of cycling in Wirral.

More information at: http://www.hype-merseyside.co.uk/wirral-i-cycle-event-2019/

Local Launch Event at Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve; Join the Greenspace Challenge

New Year, New Resolution. Join the Greenspace Challenge

The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside invite you join them at

‘Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve and Flood Storage Reservoir, Lunt Lane, Merseyside’

On Sunday 13th January 2019 for a New Year’s walk as one of a series of events during the Liverpool City Region Year of the Environment 2019 and the Greenspace Challenge.

Our Staff and volunteers will be on site from

12- 4pm to guide you around the Nature Reserve and point out some of the interesting and unusual wildlife. Currently there are Short eared owl, Barn owl, Bittern and Bearded Tit frequenting the site.

We will be offering hot drink refreshments but please feel free bring your own left over Christmas treats to share.

For directions and information about Lunt Meadows: https://www.lancswt.org.uk/nature-reserves/lunt-meadows

Register for the greenspace challenge at:

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/2019-greenspace-challenge