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

This Charity Tours Schools To Cultivate A Generation Free From Racism, Prejudice And Hate Crime

Charity workers are going into schools across Britain to answer the questions about hate crime, racism and prejudice that children are often too scared to ask. In the wake of the terror attacks in Manchester and London, the National Police Chiefs’ Coun…

Pioneering health scheme gets Essex seniors fighting fit

Over 1,700 Essex residents have had their lives transformed by a pioneering health programme that sees patients prescribed exercise as medicine. The Let’s Get Moving programme – run by not-for-profit health body ukactive in conjunction with Active Esse…

Women’s Combat Project

Name of delivery organisation: Sports Quest Activity: Boxing Aim of Project: To deliver a 12 x week female only Combat Sport programme in the Thurrock area. Programme would introduce participations to boxing; kick boxing and mixed martial arts. The 12…

She Can Play

Name of delivery organisation: She Can Play Activity: Football Aim of project: She Can Play is an organization that is aiming to get more girls/women into Football. A weekly sessions already existed for 7-11 year olds however wanted to open a session u…

Active Essex launches ambitious plan to change 1 million lives

Twenty years ago the nation’s health challenge was to become smoke free; today it’s inactivity which is causing increased health risk and costing the NHS in Essex alone £58 million each year. Active Essex, the county sports partnership (CSP) has today…

Rochford Running Club smash their first 5km and more!

Beginner runners at Rochford Running Club have not only mastered running 5km over the last few months, but have now signed up to run HARP24, a local 24-hour relay challenge being held at Westcliff Rugby Club on 24th – 25th June in aid of @harpofficial,…

#CoachingCan Change Lives: Lyndsey’s Story

Lyndsey Barrett from Sport for Confidence talks about Changing Lives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsg2akYZSn8&feature=youtu.be

Joanne Cooke | Fit, Fat & Fabulous

“Watching the most unlikely of friendships form between women whose lives would never have crossed paths ordinarily has been the most rewarding part of forming the club.”

Film Gallery

This Girl Can Festival 2018 – Chelmsford https://www.activeessex.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/TGC-Chelmsford-Edit-1.mp4 This Girl Can Festival 2018 – Colchester https://www.activeessex.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/TGC-Colchester-Edit-1.mp4 This Gir…

Women’s Festival Films 2015 & 2016

This is a video of the activities that happened during the Women’s Festival in 2016 on the 23rd January at Clements Hall, Hawkwell. This is a video of the activities that happened during the Women’s Festival in June 2015 at Southend Tennis and Lesiure…

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