Head of the East 2022

January 24, 2022
This year’s Spring edition of the Head of the East will be held on March 6th on the Great Ouse at St.Neots (to whom the Region is very grateful). This is an opportunity to sharpen up before the big Spring heads, to taper towards regattas or just to enjoy friendly competition. We also offer racing

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

Coaches needed at Isle of Ely

October 14, 2021
Coaches Needed… Isle of Ely RC have been working in partnership with Ely College for the past 3 years to provide students the opportunity to engage with 4-week taster sessions in water-based rowing.  With the support of a bursary from the Gemini Boat Race Scheme they now have the funding to engage both a Lead

New Conference and Courses

September 27, 2021
Grassroots and youth rowing Henley Royal Regatta Charitable Trust, London Youth Rowing and Warrington Youth Rowing are launching Rocking The Boat 2021 – a brand new conference to discuss the future of grassroots rowing in the UK. The Rocking The Boat conference is being held at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames on October 22nd and will

British Rowing Awards are BACK

September 21, 2021
British Rowing Awards 2021 Nominations are now OPEN for the British Rowing Annual awards Volunteer of the Year Rising Star of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award Coach of the Year Club Rowing Project Club Crew University Crew School/Junior Crew COVID Hero Medal of Merit Please can I urge ALL clubs, and their members to nominate

Womens Development Programme

September 7, 2021
British Rowing is, once again, running a Womens Development Programme aimed at both athletes and their coaches. This is an opportunity to develop skills, build networks and learn from others. There are places for 12 rowers and 12 coaches from each Region on the programme and the Region strongly urges all those who might be

Peterborough Junior Champs 2021

June 10, 2021
Peterborough Junior Championships are ON…. the event writes: Back in a new format for 2021 In a time when things are so different for everyone we recognize the need to cater for our younger aspiring athletes as well as our older ones and have been working closely with colleagues to try and make sure that