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Medway Valley Countryside Partnership
3 Lock Cottages

Lock Lane
Maidstone

ME14 3AU

Tel: 03000 422997
medwayvalley@kent.gov.uk

 

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More volunteers
We offer opportunities for practical volunteering in the beautiful Kent Countryside. Every Thursday our dedicated team of volunteers undertake a huge variety of tasks, from hedge-laying to pond restoration, apple picking to school wildlife garden creation. In addition we have a large team of litter wardens and wildlife surveyors, so call us or email derek.whitehead@kent.gov.uk

to find out more.

Medway Valley Countryside Partnership
Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

                 NATURAL WAYS TO WELLBEING 

Spending time in the natural environment has a beneficial effect on health and wellbeing but there are currently limited structured links between countryside and green space project professionals and healthcare providers in Kent and Medway

 

The Kent Nature Partnership project, being delivered by MVCP will engage health professionals with natural environment professionals to discuss how a partnership can be established which will ensure increased prescription and support for nature based health and wellbeing projects in the future.

 

A workshop which brought key people together from both sectors was held on Thursday 9th July. Guest speakers delivered some interesting and informative presentations and breakout sessions during the workshop led to the discussion of various relevant topics, the learning from which will inform an action plan to be delivered through the Health and Wellbeing subgroup of the Kent Nature Partnership. 

Natural Ways to Wellbeing is a Kent wide Countryside Management Partnership (CMP) project that links people to nature using elements of the countryside and the great outdoors itself to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

We have many different types of project to suit all ages, abilities, genders and interests. So whether you enjoy art and crafts, a nice stroll, jog or run, or even just getting out there and enjoying nature we have something for you.

Please watch the video below to find out more about the Natural Ways to Wellbeing project.

For more information please see the CMP Natural Ways to Wellbeing page currently hosted on North West Kent Countryside Partnership's website:

 

http://www.nwkcp.org/natural-ways-to-wellbeing/

 

 

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