Out & About

Thu, 08:00

A superb three night festive break at the Ye Olde Bell in Retford

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Mon, 15:56

Colchester Zoo has been named a 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Winner for Attractions, ranking it among the best in the world

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Whether you want to carve a Halloween jack o’lantern or you’re really into pumpkin soup, here’s where to PYO pumpkins in Essex

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

As many upcoming events are cancelled due to Covid-19, Poplar Nurseries is planning a socially distanced Santa visit to bring festive cheer to Colchester this Christmas

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Although not far from London, you’ll find this exploration around Stapleford Tawney provides a very rural walk with beautiful distant views across the countryside and towards the capital

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Springfield Hall in Chelmsford is an imposing Grade II listed property set on a roomy plot in excess of one acre

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Friday, October 2, 2020

It may not be enough to just lock your windows and doors when it comes to keeping your home and its contents safe from intrusion.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

The environment in which we live become a real focus for us all during lockdown, and the experience is likely to have a significant impact on the preferences of house buyers for some time to come. So what does that mean for your home?

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Working with the soil conditions found over much of Essex can yield some rewarding results. Tim Carter, a horticulturalist at Noak Hill near Romford, has used his experience to widen the range of plants available for the county’s gardens | Words: Debbie Thomson

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Priorities for home buyers and sellers will change in light of the experience of Covid-19 and the extended lockdown, with moving intentions, budget, size of property and location all impacted, a new survey from property group Savills suggests

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Style

Yesterday, 09:25

Relax and unwind in spellbinding style by winning a luxury aromatherapy gift set worth £250, from Snug Aromatics.

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Mon, 08:26

Bailey of Sheffield creates engineered jewellery to last more than a lifetime.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Jo Jo Creative Designs launches the UK’s first fashion face mask subscription service with stylish, reusable face coverings delivered monthly

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Friday, October 2, 2020

From complicated fractures to hip dysplasia, animal surgery is cutting-edge in the world of 21st century veterinary medicine.

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Food & Drink

Essex Life visits Brentwood’s newest Italian restaurant

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Mon, 16:25

Double joy for Saffron Grange’s English sparkling wines at WineGB Awards

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Mon, 15:56

Few things are more deliciously indulgent than an idyllic afternoon tea. Here Essex Life showcases 20 of the best places for tea and cake the county has to offer

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Essex is home to a goldmine of excellent farm shops, as local farmers and producers diversify to bring the freshest, local fayre direct to customers

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Our competition prize is a Great Inns gift voucher with a value of £250. The voucher must be redeemed before the end of March 2021, against a stay at any of the Inns that are current members of Great Inns of Britain.

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People

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Jo Jo Creative Designs launches the UK’s first fashion face mask subscription service with stylish, reusable face coverings delivered monthly

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Looking for a unique wedding venue in Essex? These beautiful places, located around the county, should certainly be in your top 10

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Friday, October 2, 2020

What does it mean to be black in Essex? Southend-based British African-Caribbean artist, producer and activist Elsa James is exploring this experience in the misunderstood and homogeneously white county that she calls home

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Friday, October 2, 2020

It may not be enough to just lock your windows and doors when it comes to keeping your home and its contents safe from intrusion.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Styling some of the biggest stars in showbiz, Basildon boy Joey Bevan has proved dreams really do come true. Here he talks lockdown, losing weight and work-life balance

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