Active Cheshire makes a move to new home
Active Cheshire, one of the lead bodies for physical activity and sport in Cheshire, has made the move from its former offices at Gadbrook Park in Northwich to its new home at Wyvern House in Winsford.
The award-winning charity focuses on tackling inactivity and improving health and wellbeing in the Cheshire and Warrington region.
Its dynamic approach has helped 71,969 individuals become more active more often this year alone.
Physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality (6% of deaths globally).
Cheshire and Warrington face an increasing challenge as approximately 22% of people living in these localities are classed as inactive.
These figures are becoming a cause for concern, as approximately 188,000 adults living in the area struggle to undertake at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a week.
Active Cheshire is all about integrating physical activity into everyday lifestyle.
With the current environment and commitments, many find it difficult to dedicate time to completing physical activity, without appreciating the consequences a lack of physical activity can bring.
Active Cheshire CEO Anne Boyd, commented: “We are thrilled to be moving into the Wyvern House in Winsford, and we hope that we will continue to positively drive levels of activity regionally.”
Anne continued: “We see ourselves as a dynamic organisation and currently work with a wide spectrum of partners and stakeholders.
“By moving to Winsford, we hope to continue expanding our partner network, who are determined to get Cheshire and surrounding areas active.”
Through increasing activity levels Active Cheshire strives to reduce the risk of major illnesses and stress, and therefore dependency on public services.