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Thursday, December 1, 2016

If you’re planning a weekend trip to Essex this handy article will be perfect when you’re looking for things to do. Here’s our comprehensive list of 9 things to do in Essex

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Are you inspired by our county’s bucolic beauties? Would you love to have a chance to show your work in a gallery? Then enter Essex Life’s new competition to find the Landscape Painter of the Year 2016

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Essex Life’s artist in residence, James Merriott, continues his watercolour tour of Essex with a look at some scenes once enjoyed by John constable, dusted with snow

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Whether you’re looking for a memorable day trip or an impromptu weekend getaway, Essex is a perfect patchwork of all the little things we love about Britain. Proudly showcasing the charm of the county, we pick 9 towns you must visit when planning a trip to Essex

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

The evening was enjoyed by all with a complimentary bar of bubbles to celebrate the future of Essex dating and singles events.

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Lower Barn Farm opens their new kitchen design studio in Essex, displaying a range of innovative kitchens and range cookers.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

We have two £100 vouchers for the Cornish Bed Company up for grabs for two lucky winners. All you need to do is answer this simple question…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Take the stress out of Christmas this year with The Secret Christmas Tree Company, pre-decorated luxury Christmas trees delivered across Essex.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

This time of year is ideal for discovering a stunning display of vibrant colour as trees change into their dazzling autumn mantle. Philippa Pearson discovers the best places in Essex to see autumn colour as well as picking out some top trees for your own garden

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

In this day and age, new appliances for the kitchen seem to be hitting the market every day, promising to change your life forever. From smart refrigerators to sink tidies and eco bins, it can be hard to determine which appliances are actually useful and which ones are pure novelties. Here are 6 kitchen appliances guaranteed to make your time in the kitchen a lot more enjoyable.

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Style

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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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Did you know that November and December are the most popular months for people looking to buy engagement rings? If you’re looking to make that certain someone’s Christmas extra special, or just want to drop a few hints for that perfect ring, here are some top tips.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Contour Pilates provides the perfect workouts to combat the effects of a modern lifestyle and help you to look and feel fantastic

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Monday, October 10, 2016

As the summer sun fades, Holly Eells speaks to Emily Crane from The Treatment Rooms at Maison Talbooth in Dedham to find the best way to maintain your summer glow

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Situated in the heart of Colchester, Upchurch Jewellers remains something of a hidden gem

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Food & Drink

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Owner Brendan Curran purchased the 15th century building that is the Pig and Whistle in Chignall Smealy four years ago. Previously senior cabin grew with an Irish airline, doing VIP work in the Isle of Mann, he was moved to Southend.

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Most of us are looking forward to catching up with friends and colleagues attending at least one Christmas party this month. Bourgee has recently opened its second splendid restaurant in Essex and both branches are offering a three course Christmas party menu in a decadent setting.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

French’s Farm is run by Malcolm and Kim Knox and has won many awards for environmentally friendly farming.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Head chef Sam Duddell has been at Cricketers at Goldhanger for more than six months.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Traditional dairies in Essex are rarer than hen’s teeth these days, with a decline nationally and the diversification of many farms.

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People

Monday, November 21, 2016

Witham-born singer-songwriter Olly Murs talks to Andy Greeves about why spending Christmas in his home county of Essex is his most wonderful time of the year!

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Philip Beresford, author of the annual Sunday Times Rich List, turns his attentions to our county's richest and reveals those that make up our wealthiest millionaires

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Local financial advisory firm ECFS will be at the Chelmsford City Showcase for Business on November 16th taking place at Hylands House, explaining the benefits of taking independent financial advice and getting to know the Chelmsford business community.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Jeremy Hardy brings his one-man show to Chelmsford this month. Kate Everett caught up with the stand-up performer and BBC Radio 4 presenter who shows no signs of slowing down

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Essex business Prime Appointments expands by opening a stunning new office in Witham. With plans to continue to grow their workforce, Brexit has not slowed it down.

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