Changes to the Law relating to Coaches

July 3, 2022
The British Rowing safeguarding team have issued the following important update to Club Welfare Officers – it is also relevant for all club coaches and those who manage them. Dear Club Welfare Officers, This is an important update from British Rowing’s safeguarding team to advise you of an  important change in the law coming in

Level 2 Coaching Courses available

June 12, 2022
A new set of Level 2 coaching courses are being run in the region as follows:                                 Start date      Booking closing date The Lea                    14th July       

Eastern Region First Aid Course – 24th April

April 8, 2022
24th April – First Aid Training Eastern Region Rowing Council is pleased to be able to support our members by offering First Aid courses on Sunday 24th April. The venue is City of Cambridge RC (to whom many thanks) and the cost will be £30.00 per head. This 3-hour First Aid course which includes CPR will

Coaches needed

March 31, 2022
Two exciting NEW opportunities for coaches in this Region to take their next career steps. The GROW Programme and East Anglia Youth Rowing are hiring! East Anglia Youth Rowing is a newly formed charitable organisation based on a partnership of rowing clubs in the region. The organisation has support from the Henley Royal Regatta Charitable Trust

Isle of Ely fundraising for Ukrainian rowers

March 29, 2022
Isle of Ely Rowing Club are raising funds to help a club in Warsaw that is supporting Ukrainian rowers exiled from their homes. The club have set up a JustGiving page here and are encouraging donations from anyone who wants to help. All the donations from the above page will be converted into Polish Zloty

Head of the East 2022

January 24, 2022
The Draw for Head of the East 2022 is now UP Full details, competitor and safety instructions are available on the Head of the East 2022 page.

Eastern Region volunteers and rowers recognised

January 21, 2022
The annual British Rowing Awards ceremony was held on 20th January – this year’s had to be held virtually but this means you can go to the BR website and catch up on all the stories here. The Awards recognise the herculean efforts of the entire rowing community across the country, rowers, volunteers and supporters

Online Safeguarding Course

January 18, 2022
British Rowing have published a new online training resource “Introduction to Safeguarding” This course is for all those whose training needs a refresher and for members of BR who come into contact with children or adults at risk but do not have “substantial, unsupervised access to children” The course can be accessed by logging on

British Rowing Awards 2021 Shortlist

December 4, 2021
Now that the BR Awards Shortlist is published we can celebrate the clubs, crews and volunteers from this Region who have achieved national recognition. In the Club of the Year category we are delighted to congratulate both Lea RC and Isle of Ely RC for making the national shortlist. In the Rowing Project of the

Exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of the sport

November 2, 2021
Exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of the sport – Full Time professional coach wanted City of Cambridge RC has recently completed a new boathouse which it shares with St Mary’s School and Homerton College.  The new facility includes a state-of-the-art gym, clubroom and boat bay with the most modern fleet on the river