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

Tesco Bags of Help Appeal

The Active Essex Foundation needs votes to win Tesco funding to help tackle ‘holiday hunger’ hitting hard-up families The Active Essex Foundation, a new charity which aims to transform deprived communities through sport and physical activity, needs you…

TV star Dr Zoe Williams backs the new Active Essex Foundation’s 30:30 Challenge

Every resident in Essex is urged to carry out 30 minutes of physical activity every day in June – in a campaign launched by Active Essex to help raise funds for a new charity foundation which provides life-changing support through sport and physical ac…

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,…

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…

Active Workplace Challenge Comes to an End

The 2018 Active Workplace 8 week challenge came to an end last weekend, inspiring people to be more active around their working day. The focus of this year’s challenge was on incorporating physical activity into the commute, encouraging participants to…

#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…

Essex organisations back All Together disability sport campaign

Organisations across the county are pledging their support to a campaign aimed at increasing participation in disability sport. Active Essex, the county sports partnership for Greater Essex, launched the All Together programme last year, with the aim o…

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