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Out & About

Tue, 10:33

Harwich will host the 14th Harwich Shanty Festival this month, so to understand the spirit of the festival, and find his sea legs, Owen Lewis went to sea with festival founders Jon and Pam Fitzgerald

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Tue, 10:02

Peldon has been named the Essex Village of the Year for 2019 and here Liz Davidson, from the Village Hall's Management Committee, explains why she believes the village was a worthy winner

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Friday, September 13, 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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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

This simple stroll from the little village of Wickhen Bonhunt to the hamlet of Rickling and back again, is a simple yet scenic walk ideal for late summer | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The days may be drawing in and temperatures are going down but there's still loads of things to do across Essex. Here are 6 great places for you to go this autumn

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Homes & Gardens

Mon, 14:34

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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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Award-winning home improvement specialists SEH BAC have launched a competition to find a worthy person or family in Essex in need of £10,000 worth of new windows and doors. Entries are now open to nominate yourself or a family member for this fantastic prize

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Style

Thursday, July 4, 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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Monday, June 3, 2019

When looking for a unique wedding venue in Essex, there's nowhere quite like Hedingham Castle, a location backed by over 900 years of history and culture

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Whether it's for a wedding, business meeting or any other formal occasion, getting your perfect suit is no easy task. We've spoken to Slater Menswear in Chelmsford to find out how they can help

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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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Food & Drink

Thursday, September 12, 2019

As an enduring British institution, it's incredibly important to get your Sunday lunch right. Here are 12 pubs in Essex that know how to deliver precisely what you require.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Stretching over 1,200sq ft and featuring a state-of-the-art Enomatic Wine Tasting Experience along with a curated selection of over 450 products, The Wine Room has been meticulously designed and features hand-painted artwork by renowned artist Flora Roberts

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Stephanie Mackentyre visits a hidden gem by the River Chelmer as she continues her tour of Essex's best eateries

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Few things are more deliciously indulgent than an idyllic afternoon tea. Here Essex Life showcases 17 of the best places for tea and cake the county has to offer

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Upon the arrival of summer, the team at Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend on Sea opened its new luxury terrace

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People

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

In the latest of our monthly series, Mica Bale looks at how Essex is home to one of the longest golf holes in the world, the Maldon Grain Riots and our county's links to the creator of Aston Martin

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Contemporary artist Brian Parker has a traditional outlook which aims to create beautiful images of linear precision with an abundance of colour and proportion. Harri Murrison spoke to him ahead of a landmark London exhibition

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Friday, August 16, 2019

In the upcoming months Essex Police will be bringing a number of new puppies into their Dog Section and they need locals to help prepare the animals for life as a serving police dog

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Bill Loram gets out on the water around the coast of Essex to get a hands on experience of our maritime history through the Colne Smack & Barge Race and the West Mersea Dredging Match

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Is Mersea Island the centre of the universe? It may not be, but recently it was very much the centre of my universe, well briefly. Let me explain

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