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

Sport England gives Essex a game changing opportunity to transform local sport and physical activity provision

Local communities in Essex are set to benefit from a major new funding stream from Sport England aimed at increasing participation in sport and physical activity. Essex, one of the UK’s largest and most diverse counties beat off competition from over 1…

Inspirational This Girl Can Essex ambassador programme set to grow

Active Essex, the county’s sport and physical activity partnership, is expanding its successful This Girl Can Essex  programme by encouraging more women around the county to become  ambassadors. ‘This Girl Can Essex’ is a localised programme of the suc…

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…

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…

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