Eastern Region Learn to Row survey

January 17, 2021
As we begin 2021 the Regional Rowing Council intends to develop a series of intiatives to help clubs bring back rowing to our waterways. In this, the first, we are looking to share good practice and find ways to help rebuild membership and we are starting by surveying clubs to find out where we are

Study into the effect of sport on educational attainment.

January 9, 2021
Matt Newton of Star Club is compiling a doctoral thesis on the relationship between sporting activity and educational achievement. This is an important and live topic. Matt writes: An examination of the impact of sport on educational attainment. This research study looks at young people/ athletes and how their participation in sport impacts upon their

Passing of Les Fitton

January 9, 2021
It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Les Fitton, just short of his 93rd Birthday Les was a great friend to many across the Region but his home club was Lea who have posted a lovely tribute here Others write : “Les used to come and help out at PCRC for

Happy New Year from Eastern Region

January 4, 2021
A very Happy New Year to all the rowing community in the East. Let us hope for a returbn to the healthy, happy times we enjoy. Here are a few images of Isle of Ely enjoying the New Year’s Eve paddle in style – if you have pictures of your Club’s festive festivities to share,

British Empire Medal

December 31, 2020
Many MANY congratulations to Albert Scruby of Lea RC who has been awarded the British Empire Medal Albert has been a coach for Lea Rowing Club in east London for over 60 years. Please see here for the tribute to Albert from his home club. Albert joined Gladstone Warwick at 18, moving to Crowland before

British Rowing Awards 2020

December 26, 2020
British Rowing are announcing the WINNERS of this years Awards between Christmas and New Year and TODAY’S winners are for Medals of Honour for Outstanding Service to Rowing which are not presented lightly. Former recipients include the good and the great of rowing from Jürgen Grobler, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent through to

New Opportunity at British Rowing

December 24, 2020
Brtitish Rowing is looking for a Learning, Education and Development Manager to join the team delivering education and training to the membership across the sport. This role will support coaches, officials’, rowers, and club leaders by managing the implementation of British Rowing’s new Learning, Education and Development Strategy and the update and relaunch of the

New Coaching Opportunity

November 25, 2020
Broxbourne Rowing Club are looking to recruit a new volunteer coach to their experienced team. This is a great opportunity to join the Club’s volunteer coaching team and coach juniors from complete beginners to GB trialists. Broxbourne Rowing Club has a growing and enthusiastic junior squad (J13s to J18s) and its facilities include a 3km

Needs Analisys

November 2, 2020
Coach Education – Clubs Training Needs Analysis Sadly the challenges of 2020 have meant that the British Rowing Coach Education Team has not been able to deliver planned coach education and development.   With new ways of delivery currently being piloted to allow for a blended approach of both virtual and face to face sessions, we

Sport England Return to Play Fund launched

October 21, 2020
Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This is targeted at sports clubs who have suffered owing to the impact of restrictions brought in to control the disease. There are three seperate pots within this fund targetting different aspects