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Castle Point locality

Castle Point has a population of 90,070 and proudly hosted the Mountain Bike events during the London 2012 Olympics. Hadleigh Country Park has developed into a top sporting venue with one of the best mountain bike courses in the country at its heart.

Measuring impact in Castle Point to improve outcomes for residents

Young People

26.7% of children report positive attitudes to activity

This correlates to only 39.9% of active children and young people in Castle Point. A number of movement festivals have been created for families to engage with.

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An increase in number of active residents living with disability

Increasing the opportunities for residents living with a disability to get active, has been well received, especially with the work of local organisation, Sport for Confidence.

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of Castle Point residents are active in the year 2022-2023

The locality has seen a 3.2% increase in active residents over the past year, and this is reflected in a number of new established opportunities.

Making Movement a Priority in Castle Point

Castle Point is closely aligned with Rochford, with the two localities taking a joint approach to this agenda through the formation of the Active Alliance, made up of representatives from Active Essex, both respective local Councils and local organisations within the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. Contributing to the Castle Point and Rochford Health & Wellbeing strategy, they work collaboratively with local groups, sports clubs and Essex-wide partners to promote and provide opportunities for increased physical activity and health and wellbeing opportunities for residents.

Take a look at how Castle Point are contributing to the Fit for the Future Strategy below.

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Children and Young People
Flying Start Festival
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Children and Young People
Ready4 School
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Strengthening Communities
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Strengthening Communities
MIOLI Castlepoint
2023
Sport and Physical Activity
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2023
Strengthening Communities
FORT Superheros
2023
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
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2023
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
Over 60s social club
2023
Children and Young People
Yellow Door
2022
Children and Young People
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