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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.
Hounslow head for Tokyo in week one of Beat the Street
Participants in the Beat the Street walking competition taking place in Heston, Cranford and Feltham have clocked up the equivalent distance to Tokyo in the initiative’s first week.
The challenge, which has been funded by the European Union Switch and Hounslow Council, supports healthier lifestyles and helps communities to be more physically active.
More than 7,250 people have registered to play Beat the Street Hounslow and have collectively walked more than 12,700 miles.
EU SWITCH success with Beat the Street campaign in Poland!
Beat the Street ran in Gdansk, Poland from mid-September to mid-October with the aim of getting entire families, schools and neighbourhoods walking and cycling instead of using the car, mainly for short distance trips.
Beat the Street in Gdansk is part of an innovative EU – funded project called SWITCH. SWITCH focuses on life changing moments when people transfer schools; move home; or receive medical advice to increase their physical activity. Switch campaigns target willing people and provide personalised travel plans to support an interest in walking and cycling more.
Scottish towns beat all in journey round the world!
Annan and Dalbeattie have taken part in the most successful mass participation challenge ever as over 30% of the residents travelled round the world as they played Beat the Street!
Beat the Street has taken place in 20 areas in Europe and Britain this year including Italy, England and Poland but it is the Scottish towns that have supported the most residents walking, cycling and running. Funded by Dumfries and Galloway Council, on behalf of the Scottish Governments Smarter Choices Smarter Places, over one third of each town played the fun challenge which turns a neighbourhood into a real life game.
UAE Delegation Beat the Street in London
Intelligent Health recently hosted a delegation from the United Arab Emirates Health Education and Promotion Department.
Dr. Najla Sajwani, Dr Fadila Mohamed Sherif and Khadijah Yousef Alameri were interested in exploring the programmes and processes the UK are using to tackling obesity and inactivity and asked Intelligent Health to facilitate.