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Out & About

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Great Storm of 1987 brought havoc to the south of England and was a career-defining moment for TV weatherman Michael Fish. Peter Naldrett looks back at the events of 30 years ago and how they still impact today

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

If the Roman walls of Colchester could talk, what tales they’d tell. Petra Hornsby reveals what secrets there are to discover and what draws people to the oldest recorded town in England

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Whether it is fine jewellery and dazzling dresses or culinary delights and the best local produce, Brentwood offers so much more than just being the backdrop to a reality TV show

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

From woodlands and nature reserves to Dedham Vale, we pick 9 perfect places for countryside walks plus some of the best cosy pubs along the way

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Friday, September 22, 2017

As the greens of summer give way to the browns and oranges of autumn, there’s no better time to go and explore Essex’s wonderful woodland. Here are 9 you should try

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

After the highs of midsummer, this time of the year is one of the best to see borders still boasting strong colours in the warm rays of September. Philippa Pearson picks out some top Essex gardens at which to enjoy the last throws of summer

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The rambling gardens at Ingatestone Hall are gradually being reclaimed and planted by the Petre family. Philippa Pearson learns more about how the restored gardens are being developed

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Monday, July 10, 2017

The ability to add creativity, practicality and personality to a property is very appealing. A bespoke design on a grand scale means you can fashion your living space to suit your every need, but even small touches of individuality in furniture or decoration, for example, can make your home stand out from the crowd.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BeoSound Shape is a wall-mounted wireless speaker system for design conscious music lovers – delivering immersive sound staging, a customizable design and integrated noise dampers for improved room acoustics.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

These three luxury properties in Sellindge, Birchington and Staplehurst are great options

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Style

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Spire Specialist Care Centre is continuing its rapid advancement of cancer treatment techniques with the roll out of stereotactic radiotherapy (also known as SABR or SBRT).

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Everyone deserves a chance to unwind every once in a while, so why not book a relaxing spa break for you and your friends? Or even treat your partner to a romantic getaway? We’ve selected ten spa breaks that you’ll love.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

If you’re looking for a spontaneous weekend getaway with that special someone, Essex is the perfect place for a romantic break. Here are 10 of our favourite places

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Food & Drink

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

These are the winners from our glittering Braxted Park ceremony on October 5

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Being healthy is always important particularly at the start of a New Year when people are looking to get fit after a period of over-indulgence. With that in mind here are 9 places you can go for some deliciously healthy treats

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Book your Christmas party with Square 1 before 31st October 2017 to receive a free glass of Prosecco per person on arrival.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Nothing beats a good pint of ale, whether you’ve got a favourite that you stick to or you like to try as many varieties as possible we’ve picked 9 pubs that you’ve got to visit

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Put a spring in your step with breakfast at one of these wonderful Essex eateries or cafes. Brunching with friends or just a simple sarnie on the way to work, these are 9 places you need to try

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People

Wed, 11:33

Gok Wan is one of the country’s most recognised faces, but he insists his latest one man show will reveal a side of him not yet known to the public. Kate Everett finds out more

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Tue, 12:37

He’s made millions running a company shaping steel, owns Billericay Town Football Club, is both publicly and privately a generous philanthropist and is a committed Christian. In typically unique style, Glenn Tamplin shares his life story (so far) with Robyn Bechelet

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Mon, 12:06

We never tire of admiring gorgeous photographs of Essex. Here’s our round-up of 11 of your best Instagram pics.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Rock star, actress and radio presenter Suzi Quatro has just written her first novel. She talks to Pat Parker about her life, loves and regrets, her home in Essex, and how she keeps her ego in check

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

From 100-year-old classics to the most advanced vehicles rolling onto the road for the very first time, P&A Wood at Great Easton is all about Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars

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