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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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Yesterday, 16:51

The UK’s biggest celebration of France opens its doors next week!

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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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Monday, January 9, 2017

Jim Davidson OBE is celebrating four decades in show business with his new stage play 40 Years On, which is showing at Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion this month.

Janice Walker finds out more

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Monday, January 9, 2017

In his new book, Full Circle, David Dunford traces the history of horse racing in Chelmsford and uncovers a lost world which began more than 250 years ago.

Here he shares some of that story

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, January 9, 2017

Why not be inspired to create a glamorous bathing setting this year? Sarah Hammill looks at four different styles befitting of a fabulous look for any family bathroom

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Dress your home at its best this Christmas with a little insider advice from The Christmas Decorators, designers for some of the most glamorous homes and famous names in the UK

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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 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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Style

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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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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Food & Drink

Mon, 11:25

Head chef Luke Finegan arrived at the Flitch of Bacon in Great Dunmow in July 2016, moving from London after working for Anthony Demetre at Arbutus in Soho, which held a Michelin star for 10 years

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Friday, January 6, 2017

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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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Terry Howard, head chef and owner of The Creek at Great Bentley, is the current Essex Life Find Food & Drink Chef of the Year.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Stevie Robson shares the role of head chef at The Pier Hotel in Harwich with John Goff. John’s history with Milsoms dates back some 17 years

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Pierre Fullana is the executive pastry chef at The Roslin Hotel in Thorpe Bay and perfected his craft at the Le Nôtre pastry school, an old world culinary school in France.

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People

Mon, 11:44

International road racing cyclist Alex Dowsett has certainly made his county proud with his astonishing achievements over the last few years. Here he talks to Holly Eells about training hard on the quiet country Essex roads, fighting haemophilia and breaking more world records

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Mon, 10:33

Colchester entrepreneur Ruth Bradshaw shares her five favourite things about life in our county

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Colchester-based luxury car retailer Bentley Essex created a campaign to give something back to the local community, in aid of Little Havens Hospice.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Jim Davidson OBE is celebrating four decades in show business with his new stage play 40 Years On, which is showing at Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion this month.

Janice Walker finds out more

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

First impressions can mean a huge amount, especially in the business world. For a business like Essex-based recruitment agency Prime Appointments, both clients and candidates should experience quality from the moment they walk in the door. Its new office has managed to do exactly that, providing a beautiful, professional face for the company that emulates the exceptional service the business prides itself on.

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