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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 Centr…

Get Active for All: Summercare (Jan 2016)

About the Project Active Southend worked with Summercare, an organisation providing services for adults with learning disabilities. Through a pilot project, a need had been identified for these adults to play football all year-round. The Get Active For…

Get Active for All: South Essex College Soccability (Nov 2015)

About the Project The College Sport Maker at South Essex College works with the disabled students to involve them in extra sport outside of their timetables. An after-college soccability team has been set up for these students and takes place at the Pl…

Get Active for All: Project 49 (Sept 2015)

About the Project Active Southend worked with Project 49, which provides services for adults with learning disabilities. Participants took part in different sport taster sessions, accessed through an annual Disability Open Event in September 2015. One…

Get Active for All: Papworth Trust (Jan 2016)

About the Project The Papworth Trust offers essential care and support to disabled people, their families and carers. The funding helped set up brand new table tennis sessions for service users at the Basildon Papworth Trust Centre. Sessions take place…

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 Ru…

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,…

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