A borough charitable organisation has launched a six-week adventurous journey to encourage people to take up hiking and running.

Members of The Sunnywood Project met with almost 100 participants on Greenmount playing field last Sunday to launch the "Trail to Nowhere" scheme.

The project is encouraging people to lace up their hiking boots and trail running shoes and get ready to discover trails in the Greenmount area.

The routes will be determined each week by spinning a large compass.

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Marc Young from The Sunnywood Project said: “Trails to Nowhere can be joined as a hiker or runner on Sunday mornings or Thursday evenings and invites outdoor enthusiasts to embrace the thrill of the unknown.

“Every week, participants will gather at Greenmount Village, eagerly awaiting the spin of the compass that will dictate the cardinal direction for that week's adventure.

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“Covering distances of approximately four to five miles, the routes will traverse diverse landscapes, including woodlands, waterways, Nature Reserves, and historical landmarks – showcasing the hidden gems of Bury North’s green spaces.”

Sunday’s spin of the large compass landed on South-West which led the hikers and runners to cross fields towards Affetside passing through Old Kays Park and Kirklees Trail.

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The "Trail to Nowhere" series was funded by the Bury North Neighbourhood Community Fund.

This support ensures that the six-week series is free, encouraging more individuals to discover the joy of muddy trails and join The Sunnywood Project community.