Tag Archives: pavements

National Walking Month – May 2017

The month of May is Living Streets National Walking Month and with your help we want to build a map of all the different ways in which the streets of Gosforth could be made better for walking. If you know of somewhere in or around Gosforth that could be improved for walking please tell us via the comments section. We will add your ideas to our interactive map over the course of the month. Read more [...]

Everything wrong with our High Street starts here

I live close to the High Street and can typically walk its length and back in about 15 minutes, on a sunny Wednesday a few weeks ago it took me about an hour. I didn't stop at the shops or get a coffee.Ā  No, I was blindfolded by a nice gentleman called David, accompanied by my new pal Hazel.Ā  They weren't leading me to an execution or a surprise although both transpired in a sense later on.Ā  David is a volunteer Guide for the Guide Dogs charity and Hazel volunteers for RNIB, Guide Dogs and Read more [...]