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Monday, July 18, 2016
Fallow

Essex Life speaks to the new committee chairman of the CLA Essex Branch, Tom Streeter of Harps Farm in Great Hallingbury

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Monday, July 18, 2016
High Street - Reminiscent of any High Street, with beautiful buildings and people enjoying a shopping trip out.

Essex Life’s resident artist James Merriott continues his watercolour tour of Essex. This month he is in Rayleigh

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Monday, July 11, 2016
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Essex Wildlife Trust’s new visitor centre at Walton’s historic Naze opened in late May

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Millie

Martin & Lisa Webb from Breadmore Webb Estate Agents share what they love about Millie, their chocolate cockapoo

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Harwich High Lighthouse

Well known across the county as a historic port and a place of adventure for passengers setting off on a cruise across the oceans, Harwich is ready to offer even more for visitors to this charming resort

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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Picture by William Goddard Photography

From beautiful barn conversions and Georgian mansions to fairytale cottages, we take a look at the inspirational interiors of three stunning homes in England

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Monday, July 18, 2016
'Floor to ceiling windows slide back to remove the barrier between the inside and outside'

Essex Life goes on an interiors tour of the most expensive flat in Essex — a 4,000sq ft penthouse overlooking the Thames Estuary at Leigh on Sea

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Award Winning Stand at Grand Designs Excel Live

From constantly evolving technology to creating more family-friendly environments, there are many driving factors that have helped to evolve and change kitchens.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Porcelain paving

Whether you are looking for a high-quality stone or landscaping equipment, Lower Barn Farm has got you covered

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Monday, July 11, 2016
The viewing platform in The Tudor Walled Garden

The gardens of the historic Cressing Temple Barns near Braintree have benefitted greatly from an active and interesting Friends group. Philippa Pearson meets these Friends with benefits

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Style

Monday, July 18, 2016
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There is no doubt that going through the diagnosis of potential cancer or cancer treatment can be worrying and stressful, but the new Springfield Cancer Centre in Chelmsford can make a big difference at this difficult time

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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Men's shark printed hoodie from Bored Sport

We’ve got two hoodies and four t-shirts from Bored Sport up for grabs for one lucky Great British Life competition winner!

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Monday, June 13, 2016
Take care of your skin with these tips

We have gathered tips for keeping clear and beautiful skin

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
TC2 hair salon

Is your hair suffering from end-of-winter depression? Don’t fear, Holly Eells finds a remedy to solve your hair-raising concerns in time for the summer

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Roslin Beach Hotel

Here are the top beauty tips of the season including how to do the elusive top knot, summer mascara and Roslin Beach Hotel’s treatment of the month

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Food & Drink

Monday, July 18, 2016
Chocolate and caramel tart with strawberry ice cream

Jules Hetherton, head chef at Strattons Hotel, shares her recipe for chocolate and caramel tart with strawberry ice cream

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
These are 10 of the best cocktail bars in Essex

From Champagne cocktails and cosmopolitans to espresso martinis, whatever the occasion may be, we have the perfect Essex cocktail bar for you

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Delicious pan fried hake recipe

Executive head chef Matthew Hill shares his recipe for Pan fried hake, olive oil potatoes, fish cream and poached duck egg

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Exterior of Charnallies

Stephanie Mackentyre reviews the American-Italian themed restaurant Charnallies in Clacton-on-Sea

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
West Street Vineyard

Jane Mohan, owner of the award-winning West Street Vineyard in Coggeshall, creates a three course meal, showcasing the tastiest early summer ingredients in the local larder

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People

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Bobby Moore lifts the World Cup with Geoff Hurst looking on

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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Monday, July 18, 2016
David Essex in the early seventies

David Essex took the county of his childhood as his own name when he began on the road to stardom. Mica Bale spoke to him about that journey and his love of our county

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Seymour

Sybilla Hart reflects on her new life in Essex after leaving London. This month: how her chocolate Labrador got to be so greedy

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Monday, July 4, 2016
David Robson

Blackmore End’s David Robson is the managing director of Dunmow Fencing Supplies. Here he picks five of his favourite things about living within the county of Essex

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Cllr Mrs Julie Sawford (chairman of Rayleigh Town Council), Mike Davies (chairman Rayleigh Town Museum), Mark Francois MP, Mrs Lorna Rolfe (High Sheriff of Essex)

Social pages: Rayleigh Town Museum was opened by Mark Francois, local MP. Photography: Paul Dunt of the Rayleigh Review. Additional images supplied by Terry Joyce

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