Active Essex

Pedalling with Purpose: Meet Essex’s School Cycling Champions Taking on Ford RideLondon-Essex 2024!

Joined by around 25,000 other cyclists, four teachers from different schools across Essex are taking part in the Ford RideLondon-Essex 2024 100-mile challenge, in...
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Active Essex

Opening its doors to the community: How an Epping Forest School has used Opening Schools Facilities funding to benefit all

Utilising school grounds are vital to communities having safe spaces to be active. However, using school facilities after hours can often require school staff...
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Working in Partnership: How a Colchester based School and Leisure Provider are working together to get the community active

The Gilberd School in Colchester has a gym with a joint use agreement with Colchester City Council, who help manage the facility afterschool and...
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Swimming to Success: Shenfield High School’s reopen their pool thanks to Opening Schools Facilities Funding

Thanks to Opening Schools Facilities funding (OSF), Shenfield High School have been able to re-open their swimming pool for both school and community use....
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Opening Schools Facilities: How the funding has helped a school increase its SEND provision

The Opening School Facilities (OSF) funding has had a significant impact on Treetops Free School and the Thurrock community. Through OSF, Treetops have been...
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Let’s Focus on Movement this Mental Health Awareness Week!

Mental Health Awareness week this year is all about taking moments for movement. At Active Essex we want to encourage as many people as...
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Jason's Reflections

System change is not just a complicated concept – it is a reality in Essex

At the heart of Fit for the Future; our 10-year strategy for sport and physical activity in Essex, is a fundamental belief that we...
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Essex set to welcome back the best female cyclists in the world!

Essex is ready to welcome back a peloton full of amazing female cyclists from around the globe! The 2024 Ford RideLondon Classique, part of...
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Move Maker

Ellexie-Grace – April Move Maker

Our Move Maker for April has been awarded to Ellexie-Grace, who attends one of our Essex ActivAte clubs during the school holidays. When attending...
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The Public Health Accelerator Bids – Large Grant Recipients

Ensuring people have the space and support to pursue a healthy lifestyle is essential. The Public Health Accelerator Bids (PHAB) are helping to fund...
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Active Essex Team Gear Up to Conquer Ford RideLondon-Essex 2024

Ford RideLondon-Essex 2024 is just around the corner with only 30 days to go, and we’re excited to welcome back thousands of cyclists ready...
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