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

Let’s do this! Let’s get Essex fighting fit for winter!

A new campaign launched today (Tuesday 22 September) aims to support Essex residents to get moving and get healthy, to prevent serious illness from a second wave of coronavirus. Better Health Greater Essex campaign offers a wealth of ideas and resource…

Impact Report 2019-20

This report truly does reflect the impact we have had on the sport and physical activity sector in Greater Essex and the breadth and depth of our programmes to change one million lives. It holds many stories from around the county that show the success…

Active Lives Survey

Active Essex extend a warm welcome back to all of our Greater Essex Schools, staff and young people.  We hope that your communities have an enjoyable, safe and active return to school life, despite these ongoing uncertain times.  Insight from the Sport…

An Active Essex – Shaping Our Future publication & Webinar

The publication is deliberately short and punchy, recognising a unique opportunity to capitalise on the increased recognition by government and the general public that being physically active is a necessity for good physical and mental health in respon…

Active Essex Sports Awards 2020 Update

Active Essex would like to share with you that we have made the difficult decision to cancel our traditional Active Essex Sports Awards for 2020. We feel that with the level of uncertainty and social distancing guidelines in place we are unable to host…

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…

Support package announcement

Sport England today (31st March 2020) announced a £20 million emergency fund for local sports clubs and community sports organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship due to the impact of Covid-19. Clubs, leagues and community organi…

Update from the Active Essex & Local Delivery Pilot team

In line with the recent Government and Public Health England advice, the Active Essex and LDP team have from today moved to home working. Individual team members will remain available and responsive to our partners and stakeholders. We are fully equipp…

Raising awareness of the Multi-Schools Council

62 pupils from 5 schools attended the Multi-School Council inclusive walk event in Hadleigh Park. The Multi-School Council was set up 8 years ago by Kierran Pearce, a former SEN teacher. The council was initiated by the children to break down perceptio…

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