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Monday, September 11, 2017

Essex is densely packed with wildlife: from nature and bird reserves to reservoirs and woodlands, we have picked some amazing wildlife spots in Essex

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Monday, September 11, 2017

From scenic countryside to fresh sea air, Essex has so many lovely places you have to visit. Here are 10 of our favourite places to visit from every corner of the county.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Why do we love Colchester? Maybe because of its rich, interesting history or maybe it’s the vibrant and modern culture, the list is almost endless

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Across Essex our towns and villages’ streets are brimming with attractive, historical intrigue. In no particular order, these are 9 amazing ones you need to explore.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Once home to the White Canons and much later to a library of antique books, Beeleigh Abbey has a history worth reading about, as Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office reveals

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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

Yesterday, 16:44

These are the finalists that will contest each award at our glittering ceremony on October 5 at Braxted Park

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Tue, 12:48

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

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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Tue, 12:23

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, September 5, 2017

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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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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Monday, August 21, 2017

The ancient town of Maldon is rich in history and most of it derives from its position on the Blackwater Estuary. Like many waterways, the estuary is facing the challenges of pollution, but Petra Hornsby speaks to someone prepared to take on the challenge

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