The importance of physical fitness

People who are physically active tend to have higher energy levels, able to maintain their optimum weight and are less prone to medical problems. Being physical fit helps to maintain a relaxed state of mind and are often strong enough to face the ups and downs of life.

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Staying active at Work - Cycle to Work Scheme

Celebrate National Bike Week this month and give your commute a go by bike! Take advantage of our Cycle to Work staff benefit where you can save up to 37%* on bikes, high-vis clothing and safety equipment and spread the cost via monthly salary reductions. Register today….

Simply visit & register by 30 June 2020 for your chance to WIN one of four amazing prizes – a Samsung 55” Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV with Bixby, a Google Chromecast Ultra, a Google Nest Hub or a £500 Amazon voucher!


Latest events & training

When this event was initially set up it was to encourage NHS staff to get more active, but from this…
Aspire are passionate about helping you to achieve your goals and aspirations through adventure, expeditions, challenges and extra learning. They…

Move Against Cancer 5k Your Way

5k Your Way, Move Against Cancer is a a community-based initiative to encourage those living with and beyond cancer, families, friends and those working in cancer services to walk, jog, run, cheer or volunteer at a local 5k Your Way parkrun event on the last Saturday of every month find out where your local group is taking place..

Be sure to sign up to Parkrun and get your barcode first.

Couch to 5k Parkruns - Team NWAS

Some of you may have already heard about Parkruns, they are a series of 5k runs that take place every Saturday at 9am all over the world. We have just set up a new running club name on Parkrun, ‘Team NWAS’ we thought it would be a great idea to promote a different run each week across all areas and encourage staff to attend.

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Heaton parkrun

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