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

Unstoppable Paula

This month has seen our first ever This Girl Can Festivals – celebrating the power of women in sport and physical activity by hosting 4 events across Essex . To continue this celebration of active women our February One in a Million is Paula – a Level…

10 Reasons to Play Rounders in School

Rounders England are re-launching its 10 Reasons to Play Rounders in School and have an exciting brand new 2 hour bespoke Rounders Education Workshop for those delivering Rounders in schools! This 2 hour compact but comprehensive workshop has been deve…

Kicks Project Starts Again

The Premier League Kicks Project is starting again on the week commencing 19th February. The programme is for 8-19 year olds, and is free of charge. Sessions are as follows: Tuesday: 4-6pm Waterside Leisure Centre (12-19 year olds) 5.30-7.30pm St Thoma…

Southend District Junior Badminton Tournament – 17th March

Southend and District Junior Badminton Association are holding their annual Carolyn Boys ‘Restricted’ Tournament. The tournament is for boys and girls in school years:  U12 (Year 7 & under); U14 (Year 9 & under); U16 (Year 11 & under); U18…

Be inspired by Team GB and get active this winter

Be inspired by Team GB and get active this winter   As Team GB put on their skates, skis and snowboards with the aim of bringing home a medal, Active Essex, the county’s sports partnership, is hoping that people around Essex will be inspired to ge…

Open Day at Lambourne End Centre

The Lambourne End Centre is hosting an open day to raise funds for its outdoor learning personal development programmes. You can come along and meet the baby farm animals as well as sample a variety of events including kayaking, climbing and even black…

Hawkwell junior parkrun joins the parkrun army!

It is very exciting to note that there is a new junior parkrun opening at Clements Hall Recreation Ground, Hockley. The weekly Hawkwell junior parkrun starts on the 4th of February at 9am, and is the perfect opportunity for your young ones to run/walk/…

Chelmsford Walking Netball Tournament 2018

Who’s in? Come join us for a fun filled day of netball – All teams welcome – Great raffle prizes to be won! – Cake and refreshments available – Families and supports welcome too Sunday 29th April 2018 Writtle University College, Chelmsford, Essex 10:30…

Active Lives Survey

Active Essex is working with schools across Greater Essex to roll out the new Active Lives: Children and Young People survey. This will be a world-leading approach to gathering data on how children engage with sport and physical activity. This will giv…

We Salute You Paul

Paul Guest, originally from Rochford, was a mine warfare specialist in the British Navy until he was injured on active duty suffering horrific injuries to his neck and spine. This has left Paul wheelchair bound, with partial deafness and a visual impai…

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