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10 Steps to STARS

10 Steps to STARS

Here are some initiatives that you can deliver in your school and work towards STARS Accreditation. These are perfect to get you started with your STARS Accreditation journey.
The Big Pedal 2018

The Big Pedal 2018

Hampshire and Southampton Schools are encouraging children, teachers and parents to jump on their bikes and scooters for The Big Pedal 2018 - a national challenge to get more young people cycling and scooting to school. The Big Pedal 2018, which runs from Monday 23 to Friday 4 May, will see...
My Journey Scooter Challenge 2018

My Journey Scooter Challenge 2018

The ever popular Scooter Challenge is back again for 2018. Entering the challenge gives your school a chance to win one of our Scooterpods and one of your pupils a chance to win a family day out. More than 40,000 children have taken part in the Scooter Challenge since 2012. Could it be your school’s turn to win this year?
FREE Clean Air Schools Pack

FREE Clean Air Schools Pack

Children are some of the most vulnerable to dirty air. The health effects include: asthma, reduced lung capacity and can even impact their brain development. That’s why Friends of the Earth are relaunching their Clean Air Schools Pack this October. The Pack, designed with teachers, transforms...

£6.93m grant for extending the Eclipse service in Gosport

The First Bus Eclipse service, which opened in 2013 has been granted £6.93m from the Department for Transport to extend the route into Gosport town centre. Councillor Mark Hook, leader of Gosport Borough Council, welcomed the news. He said: ‘This is really exciting news to hear for Gosport. ‘This...

Have some half term fun with New Forest Walking Festival!

D-day remains, wild play activities and fascinating wildlife are just some of the treats that await you in the fifth New Forest Walking Festival, from 14 – 29 October 2017. The festival boasts 75 guided walks led by local experts who will take you behind the scenes to discover more about the Forest...

One (well, 10,000,000) small steps for Southampton...

Tuesday 10 October was a great day for celebration in the city centre. My Journey's walking campaign '#StepUpSouthampton' officially came to life outside Westquay shopping centre – our city challenge to swap one short car journey and walk 10,000,000 steps together. Alongside the challenge, My...

10,000,000 steps. 5 days of free coffee.

Starting on World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 th October 2017), My Journey are challenging Southampton to swap one short car journey and walk 10,000,000 steps together for a happier, healthier city. For every day you walk at least 5,000 steps (until Saturday 14 th October), we’ll give you a FREE...
YoBike Southampton launch event

Want to cycle but don’t have a Bike? You can with YoBike Southampton for just £1 per hour

YoBike, the UK’s first large-scale dockless bike-sharing system, is expanding its initiative to Southampton. Free of docking stations, YoBike offers riders a seamless, hassle-free experience. By using a mobile app, riders can find and unlock YoBikes at parking spots around the city and ride them...

Pompey in the Community launch campaign to raise £6000 for new wheelchair bikes

From October 12-14 Pompey in the Community will be cycling a disability wheelchair carrier bike all the way from Derby to Portsmouth. Covering 195 miles and using a bike that weighs more three times an average bike, they aim to raise a total of £6,000 to purchase two new wheelchair bikes for the...

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