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Out & About

Yesterday, 14:13

With its estuary views and island community, there is much to explore and enjoy on Mersea Island

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Monday, July 17, 2017

This pleasant walk around the village of Langham incorporates the church and part of the Essex Way, before returning back to the village community centre via the local pub

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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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Monday, July 10, 2017

Clacton is most famous as being a traditional British seaside resort, but like all of these seaside resorts, changing times have led to changes in the towns themselves. Petra Hornsby looks at the changing face of Clacton and what the future holds for this town

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Friday, July 7, 2017

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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Homes & Gardens

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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Monday, May 22, 2017

Tim Rutter is a director of the David Bur Group and primarily operates from the North Essex office in Castle Hedingham. Tim has been specialising in rural and village property marketing in this region for nearly 20 years.

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Dating from the late 15th century, Broom Manor in Cottered was in need of love and expert attention when it was discovered by a London couple looking for a rural life. Today, the restored former farm is testament to their passion

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Style

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Everyone deserves a chance to unwind every once in a while, so why not book a relaxing spa break for you and your friends? Or even treat your partner to a romantic getaway? We’ve selected ten spa breaks that you’ll love.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

If you’re looking for 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, March 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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Monday, February 13, 2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, perhaps a beautiful and bespoke piece of jewellery could be an ideal gift for your loved one. Holly Eells talks to three of the finest, bespoke jewellers in Essex to see how they can create something special for you

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 12:55

Essex Life meets six of the county’s top chefs in some of our hottest kitchens to find out what inspires them and learn a trade secret or two

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Treat yourself to a pint of real ale surrounded by fresh sea air and coastal views at any one of these glorious Essex pubs

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

British summers and ice cream have always gone hand in hand. One scoop or two, cone or tub, vanilla, chocolate or even raspberry ripple, here are some of the best places in Essex to get your iced dairy delights…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Head chef Adam Jones has just arrived at The Lion & Lamb in Takeley, but has plans to shake up the menus. Here he shares his recipe for little balls of cheesy gorgeousness ….

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Monday, July 3, 2017

You know when you find a country pub in the middle of nowhere that’s teeming with happy customers, then you’ve made a good choice. The Square and Compasses is a pub which serves good food – so good that people travel great distances to visit.

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People

Yesterday, 14:21

To mark the tenth anniversary of its award-winning Sourced Locally initiative which brings local produce to shoppers, the East of England Co-op is celebrating some of the inspiring women who are helping to lead the future of food and drink production here in Essex. Essex Life introduces you to four of them

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fish is becoming increasingly popular, whether as a healthy addition to your diet or as an alternative to add a touch of pizazz to your summer barbecue, so it’s not surprising that our county’s fish and seafood suppliers are busier than ever. Stephanie Mackentyre went to meet some of the county’s best

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Essex is seeing a boom in the number of micro breweries producing unique and high quality ales. Here Stephanie Mackentyre speaks to three producers worth raising a glass to

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Loughton-based soprano singer and West End star Joanna Forest talks to Kate Everett about her chart-topping classical album and the cancer diagnosis when she was aged just 21 which changed the path of her life

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