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

Outdoor adventures in a winter wonderland

Escape the high street this festive season and head down to Hadleigh Park where rangers have created a unique winter experience with fun for all the family from winter den making and survival skills to archery and Christmas crafts. The whole family can…

New education grant to help more women and girls get active

Active Essex, the county sports partnership for Greater Essex, has announced a new small grant scheme for schools aimed at increasing the level of participation of women and girls in sport and physical activity of all kinds. Recent research has reveale…

Sports heroes honoured at Active Braintree District Sports Awards 2017

Braintree District’s finest sporting talent were celebrated last night at the fourth Active Braintree Sports Awards. The annual awards, held at The College at Braintree, recognise the achievements of individuals, clubs and volunteers to sport and those…

Last chance to vote for your Essex sporting heroes

People in Essex have until Sunday 19th November to vote for their sporting heroes shortlisted in the Active Essex Sports Awards. The annual awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of sporting organisations and individuals in the county, with the…

Table Tennis England Club Conference – Saturday 9th December

Table Tennis England are holding a Club and Volunteer Conference in the East Region on Saturday 9th December 2017. The event will take place at Newmarket Racecourse and run from 10am to 3:30pm. It is free to attend and open to up 2 members per organisa…

You’re never too old to run a marathon

Name: Tina Boswell Location: Southend-on-Sea Favourite sport: Running

Voting now open for the prestigious Active Essex Sports Awards 2017

The Active Essex Sports Awards, an annual event that celebrates the outstanding achievements of sporting organisations and individuals in the county, has officially opened the eagerly awaited voting for the Sports Personality of the Year, Disabled Spor…

Boccia Leaders Award Waiting List

  Course Information: Aim To introduce the necessary skills and knowledge required to be an effective boccia leader. The course has been designed to cover the important elements of delivering a boccia activity within the community. Outcome -Introd…

Essex Coach Core Apprentices enjoy a Royal celebration

On Wednesday 18 October, 17 Active Essex Coach Core apprentices attended a special celebration event to mark their graduation from the apprenticeship programme. The event, held at West Ham United’s stadium, was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambr…

Inspirational This Girl Can Essex ambassador programme set to grow

Active Essex, the county’s sport and physical activity partnership, is expanding its successful This Girl Can Essex  programme by encouraging more women around the county to become  ambassadors. ‘This Girl Can Essex’ is a localised programme of the suc…

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