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

Andy Johnson RIP

October 13, 2020
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Andy Johnson. Andy was a colossal contributor to the sport nationally, regionally and locally. Nationally he served on the Council of the ARA from 2008 and then on the Board of British Rowing. Andy was Chairman of British Rowing’s Facilities Panel and sat on

Time to Listen

September 2, 2020
Time to Listen  is a course for Club Welfare Officers to help them understand their role and be more effective. A virtual classroom version is now available through Living Sport, the Active Partnership for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The course is interactive and is an opportunity to share experiences with Club Welfare Officers from other sports. The

UK Coaching Awards

August 5, 2020
Nominations are now open for the UK Coaching Awards 2020 . The UK Coaching Awards is a unique opportunity for the sport and physical activity industry to honour and reward the work of #GreatCoaching across all levels in the UK. These are a SEPARATE set of awards from the British Rowing Awards and are there to

Milton Keynes win Gold at Virtual Champs

July 24, 2020
After successive Silver medals at previous BR Championships, Chris Hearn has finally achieved Gold at the British Rowing Virtual Championships. Chris won the Open 30-39lightweight 500m event on a horribly quick 1.27.1 and also took bronze in the 2,000m event in 6.40.1 Full details from the Milton Keynes FM site here with much more from

Eastern Region Rowing Council – Covid-19 page

May 26, 2020
Latest Covid-19 news, advice and guidance Clubs and individual rowers are reminded that all British Rowing policies and guidelines still apply including the Code of Conduct, Safeguarding and Whistleblowing polices. January 8th British Rowing has issued version 10 of the Managing Covid-19 Guidance guidance incorporating the previously published advice for the lockdown. The advice remains

Club Health Survey

May 24, 2020
Thank you to all the Clubs who completed the survey on Club health and activity and the equivalent on the East Midlands site. The responses are very valuable for the range of experiences in different settings and the differing (and common) actions Clubs are taking. We are in a more ‘mobile’ phase now and some

Sad news – the passing of Sally Lawrence

May 2, 2020
It is with great sadness that I have to report that Sally Lawrence passed away on the afternoon of May Day. She was diagnosed with cancer 8 weeks ago and had come home from hospital to be with her family and her cats for the last fortnight. Sally worked tirelessly for Lea RC, as an