Active Workplace Challenge Comes to an End

The 2018 Active Workplace 8 week challenge came to an end last weekend, inspiring people to be more active around their working day. The focus of this year’s challenge was on incorporating physical activity into the commute, encouraging participants to include cycling or walking into… Read more »


WPC: Netball (Jan 2016)

About the Project Active Essex delivered a workplace netball league for workplace teams in Chelmsford. 7 workplace teams entered the league. The league ran for 8 weeks with matches taking place every Tuesday lunchtime at Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre. Each match was 16 minutes… Read more »


WPC: Essex County Council Running Group (Sept 2015)

About the Project Following the Workplace Challenge ‘Midday Mile’ event in May 2015, where over 60 ECC staff participated in a lunchtime run in the park, interest was expressed for a weekly staff lunchtime running group. Working with Run England and Run Fit Essex (deliverers),… Read more »


WPC: Essex County Council Body-conditioning (Jan 2016)

About the Project As part of the Workplace Challenge programme, Essex County Council (ECC) staff identified a need for a fitness class-type activity for females. Utilising the unused space of the ECC squash courts, located within the council building, Active Essex worked with RunFit Essex… Read more »


BlitzFitMe: Corporate Wellbeing Programme

Active Essex is partnering with health and fitness company BlitzFitMe to deliver a programme aimed at improving staff productivity and reducing absenteeism.