Residents are being invited to join Active Epping Forest on 19 October 2016 to help shape the future of the districts sports and leisure facilities.
Former British 100m record holder, Commonwealth gold medal winner and Olympian Montell Douglas will be there for you meet.
Active Epping Forest aims to be a group that represents local people, meeting to discuss the development of local sport, physical activity and leisure provision in the district.
The Active Epping Forests group’s main aims will be to help make ideas a reality by:
- Delivering new projects locally
- Applying for funding
- Deciding how funding will be spent
- 19th October 2016
- Loughton Cricket Club, High Road, The Uplands, Loughton IG10 1NQ
The launch event will be a chance for people to sign up and have their say on the work the group should be doing.
The event will also be an opportunity for people to enquire about sports and leisure in the district, and what’s currently available.
Be inspired by an Olympian
Leisure and Community services portfolio holder Councillor Helen Kane said: ‘Active Epping Forests is a great opportunity for people to get involved in their community and have their say about leisure and sports in their area.
Montel Douglas is proof of what can be achieved through hard work and dedication, and we hope she will inspire residents to have their say on leisure in the district.’
For more information please contact:
- Fabrizio Ferrari 01992 564567
- James Warwick 01992 564530