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

Essex sports apprentices celebrated for outstanding achievements

Active Essex, the county sports partnership, has celebrated the achievement of 25 young people, who have completed apprenticeships in sports development and coaching and taken their first steps to a career in the sports and leisure industry. The appren…

Energize Essex Activities

Energize Essex has been set up to enhance sport in Southend and across Essex by producing a range of clubs that were missing from the area using top high quality coaches from across Essex. This is to both enhance school competition standards and give e…

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.”

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