Uttlesford

Uttlesford locality

Uttlesford is a predominantly rural district in North West Essex with a population of approximately 89,179 residents making it the 5th least populated of the 12 Essex districts. There are four main towns in the district comprising of Saffron Walden, Great Dunmow, Stansted Mountfitchet and Thaxted.

Measuring impact in Uttlesford to improve outcomes for residents

Young People

Very few positive attitudes recorded for children in Uttlesford

To help boost attitudes towards physical activity, Kidz Active have helped enhance children and families’ lifestyles, through fun activities and education.

Walks

Over 70% of Uttlesford residents are active throughout 2022 year

Ali's led walks have helped reduce social isolation, boost wellbeing and encourage residents to explore their local area whilst increasing activity levels.

Increase

Huge increase in number of women active in Uttlesford

Touchpoint have brought together the local community, to give residents the confidence to get moving, increase mobility and support mental wellbeing.

Making movement a priority in Uttlesford

Work at Active Essex includes supporting the Find Your Active Uttlesford Network which is the grassroots voice for physical activity and sport for the Uttlesford District. Find Your Active Uttlesford is part of the Uttlesford Health and Wellbeing Board and has embedded increasing physical activity among Uttlesford residents as a priority. The network also aims to be community-led and offers a grants programme that is open to anyone to apply and/or propose ideas to help increase physical activity opportunities in the district.

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

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Children and Young People
Kidz Active
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Sport and Physical Activity
FYA Uttlesford Network
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Strengthening Communities
Touchpoint
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2023
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
Easy seated exercise
2023
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
Flex Fit
2022
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
Case Study Parkinsons 1
2022
Levelling Up Health and Wellbeing
Case Study Accuro
2022
Children and Young People
Case Study Olivers Lodge
2022
Children and Young People
Case Study Making it Mindful
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