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This May is National Walking Month. National Walking Month is a campaign to promote the benefits of walking and to get everyone walking, no matter what your level of fitness is.  Walking is simple and free and one of the easiest ways to be more active, lose weight and become healthier.As part of National Walking Week, Jess and I have organised a 20-30 minute walk alongside Walking For Health for all people affected by cancer.

BFF ImageThe short walk will take place on Tuesday 25th May at 11am, meeting at Stanley Park café finishing off with a cup of tea.

All of the Swallows members are welcomed to attend the walk and for more information contact Kerrie.

Contact: Kerrie Newsham, Macmillan Cancer Care Co-Ordinator




Corporate Cancer Team

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust

Home 5, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool, FY3 8NR

Tel: 01253 957147


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