Beat the Street heads to the United Arab Emirates
Intelligent Health are attending the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health conference in Sharjah and Dubai as part of Innovation Week for the UAE from 21-28 November.
A prototype of Beat the Street is being considered for roll out in the United Arab Emirates.
Natural Health Service – a Call to Action
Dr William Bird, founder of Intelligent Health, is delivering a keynote speech at Northern Ireland environment link’s annual conference on Tuesday 24 November.
The conference takes place at Queen’s University, Belfast and brings together environment and health representatives from public agencies, local authorities and the third sector from across the United Kingdom to explore the health benefits gained from the natural environment. Northern Ireland Environment Link is the national forum and networking body for organisations interested in the environment. NIEL was formally launched in 1990 to complete the UK network: Scottish Environment Link, Wales Environment Link and Wildlife and Countryside Link.
The Royal Society of Public Health film highlights Beat the Street in Wiltshire
Beat the Street is featured in a new report style programme from the Royal Society of Public Health. Entitled ‘Improve and Protect’. The RSPH have collaborated with ITN to highlight some of the nation’s public health challenges and initiatives in the sector. The programmes aim to heighten awareness among policy makers, politicians and the wider public.
Beat the Street proves popular in Popley!
Twenty-two percent of residents in Popley, Basingstoke have just completed Beat the Street travelling round the world on the way!
The competition ran from 30th September to 11th November and saw Popley residents rise to the challenge of walking, cycling or running.
Beat the Street was supported by Basingstoke and Deane Council and 2,426 people took part – 22% of residents.
Beat the Street gets on its bike for East London prize giving
Beat the Street, in East London was completed with a prize giving ceremony, staged at the Velodrome, on Tuesday 17 November.
The iconic home of cycling for the 2012 Olympics was a prestigious venue for the winning teams to receive their trophies and prizes. Their competition was set in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding boroughs.
Intelligent Health are Pride of Reading
The Pride of Reading Awards have recognised Intelligent Health with a Healthy Lifestyle Award sponsored by Green Park.
The award is for the innovative game called Beat the Street and for the company’s efforts to raise activity levels of an entire town.
Dr William Bird MBE came up with the idea of Beat the Street in 2011 to help people reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through more walking and cycling.
National Charity Partnership put best foot forward for Beat the Street East London!
Representatives from the National Charity Partnership, comprising the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK and Tesco, paid a visit to two East London schools and the Olympic Park last week.
The National Charity Partnership is funding the eight-week scheme which ends on 11th November, and representatives had a go at playing Beat the Street as well as hearing stories from the schools taking part.