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Out & About

Yesterday, 17:04

Kate Cole is the author of Brentwood and Around Through Time. Here she shares some of her own unique insights into the history of this fascinating Essex town

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Yesterday, 11:53

Looking to get away for an Easter break? Adam Jones explains why you don’t have to go very far at all for a great day out – and you can even beat the airport queues

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Yesterday, 12:22

A platinum-selling household name with 33 hit singles and four number ones to his name, Shakin’ Stevens has a musical career spanning five decades. Here he talks to Kate Everett about his latest tour

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The new year is the turning of a new page, and a great opportunity for change. It gives people the chance to revisit the way they look at life, or begin new projects. And the owners of Hintlesham Hall, the hotel and spa nestled in the heart of Suffolk, are doing exactly that.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

This walk around the quiet and picturesque village of Langley, tucked right in the northwest corner of the county, goes from the pretty Upper Green around the village to Lower Green and back via the church

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Homes & Gardens

Yesterday, 12:31

The warm air of spring provides the optimum time to introduce new flooring into the home as we start to welcome the outside in. Sarah Hammill looks at four styles to make your flooring flourish

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The Victorian Kitchen Garden at Audley End provides great inspiration and is a delightful place to visit in order to witness the joys of spring bursting into life.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Take a peek at the hottest properties in Essex this April. Stunning country houses with lots of extra space to enjoy

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Whether crackling with frost on a bright winter morning or bathed in summer sun, the countryside holds enormous appeal

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Essex Life speaks to Nigel Hollis, a senior design consultant for Hutton Kitchens in Billericay, who talks us through an iconic design for a stunning and contemporary kitchen

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Style

09:58

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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Monday, February 13, 2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, perhaps a beautiful and bespoke piece of jewellery could be an ideal gift for your loved one. Holly Eells talks to three of the finest, bespoke jewellers in Essex to see how they can create something special for you

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Friday, January 13, 2017

If you’re looking for a Valentines Day escape or just 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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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The inevitable New Year’s resolution each year is to get healthy and fit, but this year it couldn’t be made any simpler with Jump Street. The innovative trampoline park is launching its next fitness centre on January 9 in Chelmsford, providing numerous fun activities to help you get fit

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Understanding the type of care you need is an important first step in finding a care home that is right for you or your loved one. Holly Eells visits The Beeches care home in Brentwood to find out more

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 17:09

Celebrating the finest food and drink in Essex

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Monday, March 20, 2017

We all love a good burger. Think brioche bun, secret sauce and a dollop of pulled pork on top. Colchester is home to some of the best burger restaurants in Essex and we’ve picked 8 of the best places to go

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Smiths of Ongar has for many years been a popular place for diners looking for the freshest fish dishes. Reviewed by Stephanie Mackentyre

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Monday, March 13, 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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Monday, March 6, 2017

A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick nine places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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People

Yesterday, 12:22

A platinum-selling household name with 33 hit singles and four number ones to his name, Shakin’ Stevens has a musical career spanning five decades. Here he talks to Kate Everett about his latest tour

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Yesterday, 09:49

If you’re a UK taxpayer, the money in your pocket has already been subject to tax.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

While it may not be everyone’s impression of the county, the people who know Essex, know that it is a county of entrepreneurs and creative thinkers. We meet three inspirational craftspeople making handmade goods that are proving to be a hit

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Colchester-based legal recruitment specialist Andrew Porter tells Essex Life about five things he loves about the county

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Aaron Wymark from retail solutions company Opulous Innovation, tells Essex Life about Slinky the delightful daschund he couldn’t be without, even when working in the office

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