Health Walks Group


The Longford and Firswood Strollers

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Every last Sunday of the month
10.30am at the main entrance gate on Edge Lane

Join us in a gentle stroll around the main paths of Longford Park. Enjoy the fresh air, company and beautiful surroundings.

Walks are on the last Sunday of the month. Walks commence 10.30am at the main entrance gate on Edge Lane (at the junction with Cromwell Road) M32 8PX. Walks last about one hour and are suitable for all abilities. Everyone can walk at their own pace. Wear suitable flat shoes. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the walk at Trafford Athletics Stadium within the park.

Walks are provided in partnership with Trafford Borough Council as part of the British Heart Foundation Walking Your Way to Health Initiative.

For further details contact  Jean on 0161 865 6030 or fill in the form using the Contact button up on the top of this page.

Latest News and Events

Park Activities cancelled
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Due to the coronavirus crisis the start of the bowling season and our regular health walks have now been cancelled. We look forward to meeting new members later in the year.
Health Walk update
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Unfortunately the walk scheduled for 25th August has had to be cancelled, but the rest of the year’s walks will be going ahead as planned.
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Check out these photos of the Longford and Firswood Strollers’ (LAFS) last two health walks …
Special guests to join the Health Walk
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This Sunday, 24th February, The Longford and Firswood Strollers will be joined by Councillor Tom Ross, the mayor of Trafford, and Anne Duffield, the mayoress.
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Good news for the Health Walks Group
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Jean is pleased to report that, following the award of a grant from the Friends of Longford Group, the health walk is now fully accessible for wheelchair users. They managed to buy a very good mobile ramp second hand from Stretford Shop Mobility at the Mall. The Athletics Club have agreed to store the ramp for use at future Health
Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park
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Friends of Longford Park are celebrating raising £3400 to increase the number of benches at the Quadrant end of Longford Park. The fundraising effort was in response to feedback from people who attend the Alzheimer’s Society Walk and Talk Group that meets in the park on Wednesdays. This group many of whom are retired and have mobility difficulties said they

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