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

#PressforProgress in Women’s Sport and Physical Activity

This Thursday (8th of March) marks International Women’s Day, it’s been a whirlwind year for Women’s sport and activity in the UK, with the England cricket team winning the world cup and the entire nation becoming speed skating fans in support of Elise…

Active Essex supports designs for an active future

Over the next 20 years, it is estimated there will be over 180,000 new homes built across the county to accommodate the growing population. In advance of these developments, the Essex Planning Officers Association has updated the Essex Design Guide to…

Essex Coach Core Apprentice attends first Royal Foundation Forum

A lucky apprentice from Coach Core’s Team Essex had the opportunity to meet royalty at the first Royal Foundation Forum on Thursday 1 March. Coach Core, part of the Royal Foundation, is run by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is an a…

Safer Essex Road Partnership – Cyclists

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Unstoppable Paula

This month has seen our first ever This Girl Can Festivals – celebrating the power of women in sport and physical activity by hosting 4 events across Essex . To continue this celebration of active women our February One in a Million is Paula – a Level…

10 Reasons to Play Rounders in School

Rounders England are re-launching its 10 Reasons to Play Rounders in School and have an exciting brand new 2 hour bespoke Rounders Education Workshop for those delivering Rounders in schools! This 2 hour compact but comprehensive workshop has been deve…

Kicks Project Starts Again

The Premier League Kicks Project is starting again on the week commencing 19th February. The programme is for 8-19 year olds, and is free of charge. Sessions are as follows: Tuesday: 4-6pm Waterside Leisure Centre (12-19 year olds) 5.30-7.30pm St Thoma…

Open Day at Lambourne End Centre

The Lambourne End Centre is hosting an open day to raise funds for its outdoor learning personal development programmes. You can come along and meet the baby farm animals as well as sample a variety of events including kayaking, climbing and even black…

Hawkwell junior parkrun joins the parkrun army!

It is very exciting to note that there is a new junior parkrun opening at Clements Hall Recreation Ground, Hockley. The weekly Hawkwell junior parkrun starts on the 4th of February at 9am, and is the perfect opportunity for your young ones to run/walk/…

We Salute You Paul

Paul Guest, originally from Rochford, was a mine warfare specialist in the British Navy until he was injured on active duty suffering horrific injuries to his neck and spine. This has left Paul wheelchair bound, with partial deafness and a visual impai…

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