Rewards for walking to your school

A POPULAR initiative in Northumberland that has environmental and physical benefits is up and running again.

Walk on Wednesdays (WoW) aims to encourage children and their families to use walking as their main way of getting to school. The county council programme, which has so far attracted 45 schools, can help reduce traffic congestion while also increasing the participants’ daily exercise.

Every school that registers with WoW receives a free resource pack and has the chance to win prizes at the end of each term.