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#CoachingCan Change Lives: Lyndsey’s Story

Lyndsey Barrett from Sport for Confidence talks about Changing Lives

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 This Girl Can Festival 2018 – Colchester 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…

Women’s Only Swimming in Colchester

A women’s only swimming lessons/sessions was hosted by Leisure World Colchester, which was aimed at Asian women and girls who cannot participate due to the cultural, economic and personal barriers. The funding covered 10 sessions, with the ages of part…

Sportivate Film’s

Links to YouTube videos here: How Sportivate has changed lives: four years of success for programme: Click here Underwater Janie Banks: Sportivate Participant of the Year: Click here World Cup: Click here Comedy Dave does Sportivate: Click here Joanna…

Keeping Dance Alive 2015/16

Originally inspired by the London 2012 opening and closing ceremonies, Keeping Dance Alive (KDA) encourages groups across Essex to collaborate on and participate in dance events at high-profile sporting venues. The 2016 event will be our largest yet.

Keeping Dance Alive 2014/15

In 2015, a successful Keeping Dance Alive programme in the lead-up to the Rugby World Cup culminated with Haka-themed performances at Colchester United Football Club, Essex County Cricket Ground and the Summer School Games.

WPC: Netball (Jan 2016)

About the Project Active Essex delivered a workplace netball league for workplace teams in Chelmsford. 7 workplace teams entered the league. The league ran for 8 weeks with matches taking place every Tuesday lunchtime at Riverside Ice and Leisure Centr…

Get Active for All: Summercare (Jan 2016)

About the Project Active Southend worked with Summercare, an organisation providing services for adults with learning disabilities. Through a pilot project, a need had been identified for these adults to play football all year-round. The Get Active For…

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