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Elizabeth Lee Reynolds takes a journey through Colchester’s past and explores how landmarks of today are demarcations of some of our country’s most famous moments in history

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Can you distinguish your Colchesters from your Canterburys and your Margates from your Merseas? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Essex and Kent!

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Catching sight of the elusive snowdrop is a special feeling in the early months of a new year as this small flower signifies the beginning of spring and new life. Here are 10 of the best places in Essex to see them

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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, January 9, 2018

Whether it be in Essex itself or in any of the counties surrounding us, there are numerous hotels, cottages and lodges that make for a wonderful winter break. Here are 8 you should book in to right away

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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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Food & Drink

We all love a good old pub. Full of character and history there is no better place to sit back and enjoy a drink. Here are 10 of our favourite historical pubs

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

As part of his feature on why he loves Christmas in Essex, Jamie Oliver shares his delicious recipe for chai sticky date pudding with toffee sauce

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Monday, December 18, 2017

As part of his feature on why he loves Christmas in Essex, the kitchen icon has given us a deliciously easy pork, sage, onion and chestnut stuffing recipe

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Being home to so many wonderful places to eat choosing where to go for dinner can often be difficult. With that in mind we’ve picked 20 of our favourite places to help you decide

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

After recently returning to Essex to open the Galvin Green Man pub, Nick Roberts heads into their Baker Street restaurant, Bistrot de Luxe, to see where it all began

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People

11:32

Revealing the delights of things retro to his rather modern family, Nick Roberts explains why taking a step back in time has a very bright future

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

It’s no secret that Essex is home to some of our favourite celebrities but there are also a number of famous faces who you may be surprised to find out were born in our wonderful county. Here are 8 celebrities you probably didn’t know were born or grew up in Essex

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

With the help of finance expert and writer Philip Beresford, Essex Life reveals the 2017 Essex Life Richest 50

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Author Adam Jacot de Boinod shares his expertise on the unique qualities of the Essex dialect and explains from where some of our peculiarities originate

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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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