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Creating a Bristol that works for people of all ages and abilities was at the core of Health Integration Team (HIT) events during Healthy City Week this year. Healthy City Week ran from 7-14 October, and included ‘HIT Monday’, as well as other HIT events...

Adrian Davis describes Sustrans' new Active Travel Toolbox, which gives policy makers the evidence they need to support walking and cycling as a health intervention. Adrian is a co-Director of SHINE.

Seven in every 10 adults in Great Britain support the introduction of 20mph speed limits in busy streets, according to a major new survey.

Healthy City Week returns from 7 to 14 October with a unique programme of events exploring the health and sustainability of our city, creating and deepening conversations around some of the major health and sustainability challenges we face...

New research from the University of Bristol shows that playing outside, aided by regular road closures, helps to increase children’s physical activity.

The £825k Urban-ID project has launched its website, which highlights the themes and case studies that they will focus on.

Directors Adrian Davis and Suzanne Audrey, together with Marcus Grant, reflect on their work to promote the importance of healthy urban environments through the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT).

Bristol City Council is asking for the public’s views on proposals to simplify the way people in the city can access information and advice on achieving healthy lifestyles.

A range of people with a stake or an interest in city development came together at the Architecture Centre in the centre of Bristol for an event held as part of Bristol Healthy City Week.

A case study showcasing Bristol's commitment to health in its neighbourhood planning formed part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) report to inform the UN's New Urban Agenda.

People living in Bristol will have the opportunity to debate the challenges of modern urban living and help improve the city’s health, well-being and prosperity at a free event tomorrow. The launch of the Bristol Urban ID (Integrated Diagnostics) Projec...

Dr Suzanne Audrey, Dr Adrian Davis and Marcus Grant, the Directors of the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team, give a round up of what happened in 2015-16.

People living in the cities of Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Gateshead and York will benefit from a new research and innovation initiative that puts them in the driving seat to help improve their cities' health, wellbeing and prosperity as th...

How can we green our cities to make them healthier and more sustainable places to live? A substantial grant awarded to a European collaboration, including researchers at the University of Bristol, will help to develop the best, most cost effective polici...

Bristol’s health and care community are showing their support for the city’s 20mph speed limits as the council debates the issue today (15 March). A public petition supporting the speed limits, which received more than 4,100 signatures from people in Bri...

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams (HITs) have made a joint response to the West of England's joint spatial plan consultation. In response to housing pressure in the Avon sub-region, the area’s four local authorities, Bristol, North Somer...

As part of Healthy City Week, the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) held a workshop to contribute to the development of a healthy, inclusive neighbourhood checklist.

Marcus Grant, SHINE Director, rounds up the National Urban Design Group annual conference.

Bristol’s inaugural Healthy City Week will take place from 10–18 October 2015, and the full programme is now available online. Over 100 events can be found across Bristol over the 10 days, each promoting the idea of wellbeing that doesn’t cost the earth...

The Big Green Walk is a virtual sponsored walk taking place over 12-18 October as part of Bristol's first ever Healthy City Week, organised by 500 more and Netwalking South West.

Residents in Bristol are being offered a helping hand to shape up this September with the launch of a new pharmacy weight loss campaign. In Bristol almost 58 per cent of men, and over half the population, are overweight or obese which can lead to long te...

Bristol City Council's Traffic Choices website helps people living in local neighbourhoods make informed decisions about what traffic schemes could work in their area. A local version of the site is now being adopted by Somerset County Council, with othe...

The International Making Cities Livable Council (IMCL) are holding their 52nd conference on achieving green, healthy cities at the Watershed in Bristol from 29 June - 3 July. Marcus Grant, SHINE HIT Director, will be presenting on healthy urban neighbour...

How can Bristol become a happy and healthy city? This is the question Mayor George Ferguson, Liz Zeidler, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, and Joint Director of Public Health at Bristol City Council Dr Sohail Bhatti, will explore at a deba...

Dr Suzanne Audrey and Marcus Grant reflect on the achievements in 2013-14 of the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT).

The Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) aims to turn Bristol into a healthier city, with built environments that help people to be more healthy.

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