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

Braintree Easy Riders

Braintree Easy Riders is a mixed age, mixed gender cycling group which welcomes all abilities from beginners, riders returning to cycling to more experienced riders   Come along on Wednesdays to: Enjoy a supported and social, non-competitive cycle…

Can Do Volunteering – City and Guilds Qualification

Can Do is a volunteering programme open to young disabled people aged between 10 and 35 years old who have a long term health condition or disability, including physical, visual or hearing impairments, mental health conditions, autism and learning disa…

Tell it how it is – Conference

Do you work in Health and Wellbeing? Are you interested in mental health issues? Are you a Health and Wellbeing practitioner? We’d love you to be part of the conversation. Monday 14th May 10-6 Tell it how it is – A conversation Supporting Mental Health…

Magnificent Motivated Minds!

Lifestyle changes can be affected by an individual’s adventure, but more often than not there are people involved along the way that help the journey to becoming more active, be that an encouraging friend or a welcoming and friendly club or group. Our…

Essex schools showcase sporting talent at Active Essex Spring School Games

Pupils from primary and secondary schools across Essex competed in a range of sports at the Active Essex Spring School Games, held at Southend Tennis & Leisure Centre. More than 700 youngsters from over 30 schools took part in a variety of sports,…

FREE Exercise Classes with Fitness in Mind

Beginning 2nd April at the Brentwood Centre   Fitness in Mind are very excited to be launching their new FREE 12 week exercise programme. For anyone who may be suffering from low self-esteem, depression, anxiety or stress they are there to offer s…

Active Essex appoints Senior Independent Board Member

Active Essex, the county sports partnership for Greater Essex, has appointed Bob Mclintock as senior independent board member, following best governance practice. Last year Sport England introduced a new ‘gold standard’ code for sports governance, whic…

England Squash launches new campaign to entice more females on court

England Squash has launched a new national campaign today to encourage more women and girls on court.  The new social media campaign, which is part of the Squash Girls Can initiative, seeks to raise the profile of squash amongst women and girls and sho…

Dementia Friendly Swimming

Sport for Confidence are offering Dementia Friendly Swimming Sessions. This programme is developed in partnership with an Occupational Therapist & Learning Disability Health Specialist, and provides support for people living with dementia and their…

The Kids Activity Expo Returns For The 5th Year

Get ready for some full-on family fun, as KIDS ACTIVITY EXPO returns to Upminster in May! The award-winning Expo aims to encourage children to be active and healthy and brings together local groups, clubs and organisations to offer a range of exciting…

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