The latest news and updates from Active Essex and our partners.

Essex Pedal Power Scheme Aims to Get Clacton and Jaywick Sands Cycling

Essex County Council is to receive £2.4 million towards a new cycling project in Clacton and Jaywick Sands. The funding for Essex Pedal Power will come from the Government’s Getting Building Fund, managed by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership…

3-Way Partnership Creating Opportunities through Physical Activity

Active Essex Local Delivery Pilot and Essex County Council have formed a county-wide strategic partnership alongside the delivery partner, Sport For Confidence CIC. It is their aim to ensure all Essex citizens can be active, independent and able to eng…

Physical Activity gets the Green Light amongst Health Professionals using Social Prescribing

Active Essex has been awarded one of seven host counties to hold a social prescribing role in the physical activity sector. Social prescribing is when health professionals refer patients to support in the community, in order to improve their health and…

Essex County Council and Active Essex Foundation investing to support the most vulnerable

As part of the support being put in place across Essex, funding has been given to develop our successful Holiday Hunger programme and Summer Holiday Activity club programme, engaging and supporting young people most in need. Working with the Active Ess…

Rally up the support for Team Essex All Together

The Superhero Series. It’s big. It’s bold. It’s gutsy. It’s the UK’s one and only disability sports series for the Everyday Superhero! Our Essex All Together ambassadors have pulled together a team to take part in the Superheroes ‘At Home Winter Wonder…

ELDP Evaluation Infographic 2020

A new infographic has been created to show the ELDP work and programmes evaluated over the last couple of months. The infographic includes using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods, including outcome measurement, surveys, interviews, case s…

LDP Evaluation – Wednesday 4th November drop-in Q&A

As an evaluation team we are keen to offer creative and remote ways of supporting providers with using our LDP evaluation tools during these continuing times of social distancing.  You can find out more about how evaluation can help your organisation b…

SAVE THE DATE Social Prescribing (Link Workers) training webinar with Dr William Bird:

Preparing for a challenging winter Tuesday 3rd November 12pm-1pm via Zoom. We are working in partnership with NHS East of England Regional Social Prescribing Training Coordinator and Dr William Bird to hold a training webinar for Link Workers across th…

Nominate your Unsung Hero in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s 2020

Nominations for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s 2020 Unsung Hero award are now open. If you know someone who has gone to extraordinary lengths for their local community during an unprecedented year, make sure you put them forward for the award…

Essex LDP and Nurture Development

The Essex LDP team work closely with Nurture Development to ensure Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) is at the heart of all of our work. On Friday 2nd October, during our LDP Strategic Sponsor Group meeting, Cormac Russell, Managing Director of…

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