Best feet forward

AROUND 6,000 primary pupils in the Borders are supporting October’s UK-wide Walk to School month.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 3rd October 2012, 8:28 am

They will join children from 40 countries worldwide to celebrate the benefits of walking to school.

Parents and carers are being urged to ditch cars for a minimum of one week or at least have children walk part of the school route.

Schools travel coordinator Karen McGrath said : “Walking is a brilliant way of working towards our recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day.