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Following last year's successful debut, the Christmas Market in Ingatestone this year will be held on Sunday 8th December from 12noon - 6pm

Out & About

Monday, October 28, 2019

Spend Halloween hunting down ghouls and ghosts in the county's most haunted places and spaces. We pick 10 absolutely terrifying locations to visit this October.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Wherever you are across Essex you're never too far away from a stunning firework display or an enormous bonfire to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. We've rounded up 15 of our favourites for you to try this November

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Over the October half term Essex will be filled with spooky events that'll be sure to put you in the ideal mood for Halloween. Here are 18 great places for kids and adults alike

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Discover the delightful countryside to the west of the county with this enjoyable walk around the village of Hatfield Heath | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

While close to the capital, Epping is very much an Essex gem and its proud heritage of hunting forests and historic houses is well worth exploring, as Petra Hornsby discovers

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

To find out more about how Pro Duct Clean Ltd have become a leader in the duct cleaning industry we spoke to the company's founder Nigel Smith

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Just got a new job in London and now in the market for somewhere to live? Instead of moving into the city itself, a great option is one of these new Essex developments combining affordability and convenient commuting

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Monday, August 12, 2019

We spend a lot of time in the kitchen preparing food; whether it's a quick meal for two at the end of a long day, or a special dinner for friends. Inject some love into your home cooking by investing in a durable and sleek worktop.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Our property, homes and gardens newsletter will provide inspiration and advice for your home and garden, plus all the latest property news in your area

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Style

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Part of the Country House Weddings collection, Gosfield Hall is a beautiful Georgian mansion nestled into the glorious Essex countryside

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Part of the Country House Weddings collection, Leez Priory is a breath-taking Tudor manor house resting in 40 acres of mature woodland, rolling parkland, manicured lawns and lakes

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

This Summer 2019 saw the launch of a brand new venue at Jimmy's Farm

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Set in three acres of beautifully manicured gardens, in the heart of the Essex countryside, this is a truly enchanting wedding venue

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

With crisp, clear mornings or perhaps even a touch of snow, there's nothing quite like a winter wedding. If you are planning to get married in the colder months then you should consider some of these fantastic venues in Essex

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Food & Drink

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The festive season at Pig & Whistle Restaurant is a treat of warm lights, ribbons and festive cheer

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Including an English spirits advent calendar, cocktail fizz cans, a rum liqueur box and more, Tiptree have a fantastic range of gifts for you to consider this Christmas period

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Essex Life Food & Drink Awards, Down Hall Hotel hosted the 2019 awards as Essex Life revealed the winners that were named as the best in the food and drink industry within our county

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Friday, October 11, 2019

A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick 15 places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Nothing beats a good pint of ale. Whether you've got a favourite that you stick to or you like to try as many varieties as possible, we've picked 12 Essex pubs that you've got to visit

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People

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

As 2020 approaches and the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's voyage is remembered, the role of Harwich's Christopher Jones is easy to underestimate. Tony Francis delves deeper into this story of unrivalled seamanship and leadership | Illustrations courtesy of Dylan Clinton

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Finance expert and author of the Sunday Times Rich List, Rob Watts, picks out the high performers of our county to showcase the wealthiest individuals who are worthy of a place in the Essex Life Richest 50

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Happy Birthday to The Essex Lottery! Launched by Essex County Council in November 2017 to support good causes across Essex, this month celebrates its two-year anniversary

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Monday, October 28, 2019

There is much to be proud of in Colchester's extensive history, but one man has been hard at work to ensure we don't forget some of the darker times too. Petra Hornsby explains more

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The UK's biggest best-selling female crime writer, Martina Cole talks to Holly Louise Eells about her long-awaited latest crime novel, the achievements of this Essex girl and the importance of reading

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