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

Quilters Paralympic Week

Quilters Junior School, Billericay, created the Quilters Paralympic week, alongside Power 2 Inspire and Active Essex, to increase knowledge and awareness of inclusion in their school. They wanted to teach, promote and embed key Paralympic values among…

December One in a Million – Stuart Long

The pressures on young people today are enormous and sometimes they can take a course of action or turn to the wrong people for support and end up in some form of trouble. Our December One in a Million is there ready to help these young people as a Coa…

Max Whitlock helps crown local sporting stars at Active Essex Sports Awards 2018

The winners of the Active Essex Sports Awards 2018 were crowned at an inspiring awards ceremony which celebrated sporting achievements from grassroots to professional level. Double Olympic gymnastics champion Max Whitlock was on hand to help recognise…

Essex Alltogether Ambassadors complete Superhero Series

This year’s Superhero Series took place by Dorney Lake in Windsor, on Sunday 2nd December. This year two of our Active Essex All Together Ambassadors took a team to compete and raise money for our Active Essex Foundation. Billy Mansell, a Coach Core, A…

Water Polo Finals Comes to Chelmsford

Vicky Ford, MP for Chelmsford, and Chelmsford’s Lady Mayoress, were in guests of honour at the East Region Development U13 Grand Prix Water Polo Finals on Saturday 24 November. The dignitaries were also joined by Essex ASA President, XX, East Region AS…

October 1 in a Million – Richmond Primary

There is substantial evidence that regular exercise can bring about many benefits for pupils, including improving levels of fitness and mental wellbeing and increasing concentration. It is also important for long term health that pupils enjoy physical…

Simon says local charities have the X Factor

Four south Essex community groups attended The Health Lottery Tea Party at the Savoy Hotel in London, hosted by Simon Cowell. The Health Lottery Tea Party celebrated groups and organisations in neighbourhoods across Great Britain that are helping to ma…

A Role for Sport in Interfaith Week

Active Essex is proud to support Interfaith Week having signed up to the Essex Faith Covenant group this summer alongside others including Colchester United Football in the Community and Essex Cricket Club. All organisations involved share the Essex Fa…

Changing 1 Million Lives – Impact Report 2017/18

Our Impact Report for 2017/18 is OUT! Download it to see how we are reaching our strategy of getting 1 million people active! DOWNLOAD here!

Finalists announced and public vote opens for Active Essex Sports Awards

Active Essex has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Active Essex Sports Awards, which will celebrate sporting achievements from grass roots to professional level. The awards will recognise the individuals and organisations who have made outstanding c…

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