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Out & About

Tue, 16:11

Following the most anticipated finale in television history, four regions across the nation have been transformed into the World of Westeros to mark the Digital Download release of Game of Thrones: The Final Season

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Tue, 12:22

In our latest round-up of quirky Essex facts Mica Bale looks at the history of Hatfield Forest, how the Essex Pig was developed in the county and the origins of Bocking's iconic windmill

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Tue, 10:48

For most people bluebells are the first sign that spring has arrived and nothing beats a stroll through ancient woods or country parks surrounded by a sea of blue, so here are some of our favourite places to find bluebells in bloom

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

While times might be tough for retail in our town centres, Brentwood is bucking the trend with plenty on offer for both shoppers and visitors, as Holly Eells discovers | Photos: Richard Barker

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

A stroll from the village of Little Tey to Broad Green allows walkers to explore some of the county's stunning countryside using mostly public rights of way | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Essex Life explores inside three of the most prestigious properties within the county, with kind permission of their owners, and discovers exactly what gives these stunning homes the Wow Factor!

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Friday, February 8, 2019

We spoke to Brewers Decorator Centre about what to consider when designing your dream kitchen

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Friday, October 5, 2018

With one of the warmest and driest summers on record, this year has been a difficult one for gardeners. Susie Bulman from The Beth Chatto Gardens at Elmstead Market shares some top tips for plant survival, even in these conditions

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Whatever style of carpet, rug or runner you need, we've got tips for choosing a style, brands to try and how to care for your new carpet

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Essex Life showcases a chic collection of top places to stay which, while close enough to home, still offer an idyllic escape. Here are 12 great staycations in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Hertfordshire

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Style

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

When planning your big day in Essex you're absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to magical wedding venues. Here are 10 places from around the county you should consider

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bella Vou run us through CO2RE Intima, a non-surgical treatment helping with women's intimate health

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Food & Drink

Tue, 13:49

When the sun is shining down on beautiful Essex there's nothing quite like a nice cool pint outside in a beer garden. Here are 14 we'd recommend trying this summer

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A boom in micro breweries has seen a huge increase in the variety of beers available and some of the best are crafting their brews right here in Essex. Stephanie Mackentyre picks out three to try

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A collaboration beer by Billericay and Brentwood Breweries celebrating their new friendly, co-operative working relationship has been launched at Billericay's Spring Beer Festival with help from local author Sylvia Kent

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Stephanie Mackentyre heads to Constable Country for a delightful meal at the Dedham Boathouse

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Head to The Pig & Whistle in Chelmsford for an afternoon tea treat

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People

Tue, 11:16

Lemon is an 18 month old Saluki, who has been assessed to live with children 10 years and above (at staff's discretion)

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Before presenting at The Pride of Essex Sports Awards this year for the first time, former West Ham, Chelsea and England footballer Joe Cole talks about retirement, reflection and the rewards of recognition | Words: Nick Dines

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Friday, May 3, 2019

With the help of finance expert and writer Philip Beresford, Essex Life reveals the 2018 Essex Life Richest 50

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

In our latest round-up of quirky Essex facts Mica Bale looks at the history of Bateman's Tower, how Essex featured in War of the Worlds and the origins of Maldon Salt

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Halstead is one of the county's most picturesque towns and lies within charming rural countryside, which makes it a prime location for a thriving Young Farmers Club. Petra Hornsby finds out more

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