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Out & About

Tue, 16:24

Mersea Island is under threat from the very waters that make it one of the county’s most treasured locations for residents and visitors. Petra Hornsby finds out more about plans being put in place to save it

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Tue, 10:49

Whatever you fancy doing this summer, there will be a location in Essex providing just what you’re after. Here are 9 places for a cracking summer day out

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Tue, 10:31

Summer has officially arrived here in Essex, so it’s time to grab your picnic blankets and sunglasses and begin ticking off your bucket list…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

This energetic, riotous adaption of colour, magic and song will have you singing along, tapping your feet and smiling from ear to ear

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

New research by TotallyMoney suggests Essex is one of the best counties for London commuter hotspots. Based on average house price, length of commute by train and the cost of an annual train ticket these are the best commuter towns in Essex

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Homes & Gardens

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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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

In perhaps her most challenging interview to date, Essex Life’s Sybilla Hart speaks to gardening expert and author Charlie Hart about his latest book, oh, and whether he has put the rubbish out

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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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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Since 1996, The Albion Bath Company have been at the forefront of the luxury bathrooms market in the UK. Renowned for their huge range of beautiful freestanding baths, the designers at Albion can help to transform your bathroom into a spa-like haven of peace and tranquillity. But with all their impressive designs to choose from, how can you be sure of choosing the right bath for you?

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Style

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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Friday, April 13, 2018

On May 2, Essex Life invites you to a special Ladies Brunch at Channels in Chelmsford, with fabulous food and fashion very much on the menu

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Friday, April 13, 2018

If you’re looking for some cracking deals at some of Essex’s top hotels and spas then look no further!

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Whether you’re staying within the confines of Essex or straying out into Suffolk or Norfolk, these places are ideal for a short break that’s a short drive away

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 16:59

Stephanie Mackentyre continues her tour of Essex’s finest dining spots at Café Bellissimo in Colchester

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nothing is more satisfying than eating a delicious piece of fruit that you’ve picked yourself. Strawberries with cream whilst watching Wimbledon or some blackberries and raspberries in a nice crumble – here are nine farms where you can PYO

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Raw Made Simple, based in Great Totham, is the new way to feed your dog - with lots of happy pooches to attest for its deliciousness

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Stephanie Mackentyre speaks to three local producers of alcoholic beverages who are helping to put some fizz and pop into the joys of summer in the county

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People

Mon, 09:39

50 years on from one of the nation’s greatest sporting achievements, Essex Life celebrates the landmark anniversary of England lifting the 1966 World Cup, 
a moment that holds a particular resonance in Essex

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Essex icon Dame Helen Mirren extols the virtues of pomegranate farming, comments on the fight for equality in Hollywood and reveals why you should never call her a movie star. Oh, we just have! Words: VIOLET WILDER

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

James Merriott is continuing his watercolour tour of Essex and this time he has been putting Great and Little Braxted on canvas

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Sue Davis from Lifehouse Spa & Hotel in Thorpe le Soken explains how intermittent fasting has positive effects for weight loss as well as longevity

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office picks out the stories of three young boys who fell on tough times during Victorian England, but found help at the Essex Industrial School

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