ALL Essex County FA staff members have completed an online Mental Health First Aid Course during April and May, with the second of two groups concluding their training during Mental Health Awareness Week.
SATURDAY 8th May’s rains coincided with the first day of league cricket all over Essex. Cancellations for all the other Belhus CC teams except the Belhus 2s who were at North Stifford playing against Westcliff CC.
By Dami Adewale LAST MONTH prolific 400m hurdler Hayley McLean returned to action after more than a year without competing. Athletes have had to be innovative in finding new ways to train because of the restrictions imposed during lockdown. For McLean, she credits her coach Chris Zah for helping her navigate such a difficult period. […]
MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square claimed a double top-ten start for the 2021 season-opener after a positive day’s work at Thruxton from Ollie Jackson and Jake Hill. A dramatic, helter skelter qualifying session in damp conditions faced the MB Motorsport duo who will start tomorrow’s first race in P9 and P7 respectively.
BELHUS CC 1s entertained Loughton at North Stifford in the league cup. Belhus CC batted first, Joyce Brothers, Danny with 84 and Joe with 62 runs took Belhus to 246 for 5. Loughton CC responded with 217 all out, three wickets apiece for Joe Joyce and Danny Norris.
THE Football Association have announced the launch of ‘England Football’ as the new name and visual identity to represent, unite, and promote football participation in England.
MORE than two million youngsters missed out on the chance to go swimming due to the coronavirus pandemic – resulting in almost a quarter of a million children being unable to swim the length of a standard swimming pool.
THE FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards are saying a huge thank you to the incredible volunteers who inspire us all, and the nomination process for 2021 is currently open via www.essexfa.com until Tuesday 4th May.
MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are pleased to announce an extension of its winning partnership with leading performance exhausts specialists, Cobra Sport Exhausts.
BRITISH Wheelchair Basketball has today announced the creation of the inaugural Women’s Premier League. The British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s Premier League will be the first of its kind for women’s wheelchair basketball in the world, and the very first professional para-sport league in the UK.
ON a bright but very cold morning Ormiston Park Academy were very lucky to host the British Athletics ‘Street 2 Stadium’ event.
MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are proud to announce its new partnership with The Car Sales Company Bury, Greater Manchester’s leading used car retailer.
TRANSPORT Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced £18m for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone walk or cycle where possible. The funding, which is managed by The Bikeability Trust charity, will go toward delivering high-quality, practical, on-road cycle […]
THE FA has provided an update on grassroots football in advance of step two of the Government’s Covid-19 roadmap.
THURROCK Council is delighted to confirm that Thurrock Community Leisure (also known as Impulse Leisure) have been successfully awarded a grant of £416,776 by Sport England as a result of the submission made by the council in partnership with TCL.
THE FA have provided an update on the return of outdoor grassroots football and the support available to clubs across the grassroots football community. On Monday 29th March, as part of the next stage of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown, outdoor sports facilities can open, and organised outdoor football can take place. The […]
THE Horndon Feast and Fayre Organising Committee reviewed the Government roadmap for a phased return to ‘normal’ from Covid restrictions, together with the warnings from their scientific advisers that any flare up of infections, or failure to meet any of the milestones, would delay these target dates.
Grays Athletic call for apology from councillors over misleading comments at meeting as hopes for new ground dashed
THE upset felt by Grays Athletic football club over the rejection of a planning application that would have seen them have a new home is to prompt a letter of complaint to Thurrock Council.
Grays Athletic miss out on chance to move into new home as pressure from Aveley forces rejection of car prep plan
THE hopes of Grays Athletic fans that they might get a new home at the former Ship Lane ground of Thurrock FC were dashed at a Thurrock planning meeting this evening, despite the best efforts of committee chairman Cllr Tom Kelly.
WITH the continued disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, clubs across Steps 3-6 of the National League System were asked to submit their views on how to proceed with the 2020-21 season. Over 76 per cent of all clubs across Steps 3-6 preferred to curtail the 2020-21 league season if it could not be restarted […]
Football stalwart Glyn champions call for Grays Athletic to get a chance to make Ship Lane a centre for the community
GRAYS Athletic FC’s vice chairman Glyn Jarvis is hoping councillors will be impressed by the club’s commitment to making a community success of the
GRAYS Councillor Martin Kerin is backing Grays Athletic Football Club as they prepare to present their case for a new home in Ship Lane. Speaking ahead of Thursday’s meeting of the Thurrock Council Planning Committee, he said: “After a decade of homelessness, this plan will provide a secure base for Grays Athletic Football Club […]
REFEREES, coaches and managers have an opportunity to play a crucial part in future Essex’s strategic grassroots football projects by completing a short, online survey.
LIKE most organisations, Thurrock Swimming Club has suffered huge financial losses due to the pandemic. Our Crowd Funding Appeal is to secure additional funds