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

Gold Medallists – July One in a Million

GB Gold Medallists Jack Wells and Reece Johnson (pictured left to right) are our July One in a Million. Jack, from Southend and Reece from Billericay were selected from players all over the country to make up the 11-man Soccability squad that competed…

Cricket Match Supporting the Canvey Learning Disability and Autism Community

14th July 2019 12.00pm-3.00pm Small Gains Hall, Creek Road, Canvey island, SS8 8DX Join us for Canvey Island’s First Learning Disability and Autism Cricket Match. Enjoy a fun day out and meet some like-minded people. Tickets are free and food and drink…

Record number of Essex primary school pupils compete in Summer Sports Events!

A record number of over 600 pupils from 55 Essex primary schools have competed in the Active Essex Summer School Games. The games, which took place at the Basildon Sporting Village, saw parents watch on as their children took part in a wide range of ev…

Rayleigh Festival-goers try out new sports and activities!

A fitness festival encouraging women and girls in Rayleigh to take part in more physical activity has been hailed a success. The ‘Women Like Us Festival’, which took place at Rayleigh Leisure Centre, saw ladies of all ages try out new sports and activi…

Age is just a number – June One in a Million

Our June One in a Million has been awarded to 82-year-old Rambler, Geoff Forward. “I have always enjoyed country walking and find it satisfying to play some small part in achieving the main objective of The Ramblers which is to preserve the nation’s pu…

First ever Fitness Festival in Thurrock hits ground running

Ladies enjoyed a fitness-filled day at the first ever Women Like Us festival in Thurrock where they tried 14 different activities including Strollercise, Clubbercise, Self-Defence and Pilates. The taster sessions aimed to encourage women to try somethi…

Fitness Festival Returns to Colchester with a Bang!

Ladies enjoyed a fitness-filled day with the return of the Women Like Us festival in Colchester where they tried 11 different activities including ((Bounce)), Carnival Fitness, Tai Chi and Yoga. The taster sessions aimed to encourage women to try somet…

Learning Disability Week 2019

We’re celebrating all of our amazing Essex All Together ambassadors during Learning Disability Week! Sport and physical activity improves health & wellbeing, empowerment and greater social inclusion and throughout Learning Disability week we wanted…

Active Essex are recruiting on their Board

Active Essex are recruiting for a Chair and Board Members for the Active Essex Board.  The Active Essex Chair and Board Members will have the passion and enthusiasm to play a role in helping to ‘Change 1 million lives to get Essex Active’.  This will r…

Night Live Programme in the Braintree District

Fusion Lifestyle are pleased to be offering opportunities for young people to try a range of sports in our sites over the next eight weeks. Partly funded by Essex Youth Service, Monday & Friday Night Live multi-activity programmes have launched thi…

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