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Yesterday, 15:56

Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Yesterday, 11:12

Spend Halloween hunting down ghouls and ghosts in the county’s most haunted places and spaces. We pick 10 absolutely terrifying locations to visit this October.

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Yesterday, 10:04

No one knows Essex better than the people of Essex; we asked where the prettiest places to live were, and you let us know. So, without further ado, here are the prettiest places, suggested by you

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Tue, 11:25

From weatherboarded beach huts to famous names treading the boards at the Summer Theatre, Frinton on Sea has an elegance that makes it stand out brightly as a seaside resort, says Petra Hornsby

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Setting up an online business can be a great deal of fun and if approached in the right manner, it will also represent a very rewarding venture. However, transforming this dream into a reality requires much more than inspiration alone

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Homes & Gardens

Friday, July 27, 2018

Essex Life showcases a chic collection of top places to stay which, while close enough to home, still offer an idyllic escape. Here are 12 great staycations in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Hertfordshire

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Residential property company heylo recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging its commitment to fair treatment and support to the Armed Forces community, including regulars, reserves, veterans and their families. The signing took place in a ceremony held at Wellington Barracks

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

You can’t beat that feeling of walking over the threshold of a brand new home that has only been lived in by you. Essex Life showcases a selection of some of the local developments offering you exactly this opportunity

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

These Essex care homes, solicitors and hearing centres will help make your retirement as straightforward and enjoyable as possible

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Essex Life takes you inside four of the most prestigious properties in the county, all currently looking for a new owner. Could that new owner be you?

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Style

Friday, July 20, 2018

With crisp, clear mornings or perhaps even a touch of snow, there’s nothing quite like a winter wedding. If you are planning to get married in the colder months then you should consider some of these fantastic venues in Essex

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

If your skin is loose, developing deep lines, sagging or creating the appearance of jowls you may be a good candidate for the Concept™ Facelift. This type of facelift surgery is unique as the procedure is performed under local anaesthetic, and is far less invasive than traditional methods, meaning the procedure requires minimal down time.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

As the weather hots up give your look a modern boho twist

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Weddings in a historic setting are definitely on trend this year - and Wivenhoe House in Colchester is a great example to try

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

For people in their 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond, cosmetic surgery clinic Bella Vou in Tunbridge Wells has provided a new lease of life with its groundbreaking Concept™ Facelift. We hear one woman’s story of how the procedure helped to make her look and feel younger, feel happier and restore her confidence

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 10:46

Finding the perfect pub that happens to be dog friendly is no easy feat. So with that in mind we’ve found 13 places you can enjoy lagers with your lab, Pims with the pug or beers with your Bichon Frise…

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Tue, 10:49

CyclesUK are a leading independent bike retail chain based in Essex and they have held a public vote to find the cafes that local cyclists love. The results are in and these are 10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

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Tue, 10:24

Few things are more deliciously indulgent than an idyllic afternoon tea. Here Essex Life showcases 18 of the best places for tea and cake the county has to offer

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Private use of Library or Boardroom for 2 hours.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Midweek Set Menu £19.95 for three courses at The Chophouse Braintree

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People

Yesterday, 14:39

National Trust rangers find themselves out and about in all sorts of weather, and required to do all sorts of tasks. Essex Life spoke to two female rangers happy to show that it’s a job they still love to do

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Tue, 11:50

Perhaps most noted as the 1980s queen of Page 3, life has taken some unusual turns for Chingford’s Samantha Fox. Tim Saunders catches up on this Essex girl’s career path

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Revd John N Merrill has a love for Essex and a love for walking, and this year marks a special celebration of an achievement that embraced both of these passions

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

In the first of two features celebrating the traditional British seaside holiday, Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office shares picture postcards of the Essex coast | Words: Hannah Salisbury

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Harwich is the UK’s second busiest passenger ferry port, but it is a special voyage nearly 400 years ago that continues to put it on the map, as Petra Hornsby explains

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