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

Fit For Business Project – BlitzFitMe

Getting you fit to be your own boss Healthy Mind + Healthy body = Healthy Business This is a 20 week, online exercise and nutrition course – with a twist… The exercise and nutrition element will enable you to: Improve your fitness levels – strength,…

State of Life Survey

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, Active Essex and the University of Essex are continuing to seek to understand how people in Essex are doing in terms of wellbeing, work, money and life in general. The State of Life survey has had over 2,000 r…

Summer Holiday Activity Clubs and Family Activity Packs

This week was the start for most of our summer holiday activity clubs across Essex. The multi-faceted programme includes free holiday activity clubs, family equipment packs, and information resources. The Essex Summer Holiday Activity Clubs are for tho…

Community Recycle

Community Recycle Community Recycle is a scheme established by companies operating within the external school environment sector. The initiative collects, coordinates, and donates overstocked, unsellable items, returned goods and second-hand equipment…

Maldon District Recognition of Service Award

The Maldon District Coronavirus response team are aware that there are hundreds of unsung heroes who have actively been supporting the community and individuals during the Coronavirus pandemic. We want to recognise and celebrate all those that have don…

Primary PE & Sport Premium Funding continuation announcement

The announcement made on Sunday 5 July, by Education secretary Gavin Williamson confirms that primary schools in England will once again receive PE & Sport Premium funding for the 2020-21 academic year. The funding, which was doubled in 2017, will…

Covid-19 Emergency funding boost for Essex grassroots sport

Active Essex has helped secure over £650,000 of lottery money for grassroots community sport clubs and organisations across Essex who needed financial assistance because of the Covid-19 crisis. The money was secured from an Emergency fund operated by S…

Essex Wellbeing Service to help county’s residents adapt to ‘new normal’

The Essex Welfare Service, which was launched in quick response to Covid-19 in March and successfully recruited thousands of volunteers to help support vulnerable residents who were shielding, is building on its success by relaunching as the Essex Well…

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments. Activity Alliance has published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners a…

National School Sport Week at Home 2020

The annual National School Sport Week celebrates the important role of Physical Education and school sport in enhancing young people’s wellbeing. This year, the Youth Sport Trust has teamed up with Sky Sports to run a national campaign which will aim t…

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