Fresh Start Weight Management Programme

Fresh Start is our free diet and exercise programme with personalised, ongoing support to help you get fitter and healthier.

Choose from face to face sessions with daytime and evening classes across Runcorn and Widnes

Or download our free Fresh Start app.

Click here to find out more about the app.

You can download the app from Google Play for Android devices or the App Store for Apple devices:

Google Play
App Store

Use this Invite ID when you sign up: freshstart-web

Both the app and face to face classes give you 6 months support including

  • Ongoing support & exercise plans to keep you on track
  • Opportunity to meet new friends and share your ideas and progress
  • Access to a specialist dietician should you need it

Our face to face groups are held in lots of locations across Runcorn and Widnes.

Worried it’s not the programme for you? Don’t!

The programme is tailored to meet your individual needs and also includes:

  • Fully trained staff¬ available to offer support, guidance and advice
  • Interactive information to help you to lose weight and keep it off including advice on:
    • Portion sizes
    • Food labels
    • Recipes
    • Takeaways

PLUS access to lots of other Active Halton schemes.

To begin your own weight loss journey call 0300 029 0029 and talk to our team or email

Alternatively speak to your GP about a referral.

If you have any health issues that might affect your ability to exercise then speak to your GP first.