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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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Tue, 12:16

Southend has been named in the list of the UK's best seaside towns for families in a new study run by dayoutwiththekids.co.uk

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Tue, 10:26

From woodlands and nature reserves to Dedham Vale, we pick 9 perfect places for countryside walks plus some of the best cosy pubs along the way

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Romans knew a good thing when they saw it, and they say Mersea Island as a very good thing. Perhaps that's why there is so much to celebrate even today on this special island | Words: Petra Hornsby - Photos: Chrissie Westgate and VisitEssex

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This delightful walk from the village of Ridgwell to the neighbouring hamlet of Tilbury Juxta Clare and back follows quiet country lanes and footpaths, perfect for a summer walk | 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

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Stephanie Mackentyre continues her culinary tour of Essex as she eats out at The Felix Seafood Grill in Billericay

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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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People

Tue, 11:56

Inspired by the big, open skies of Mersea, Essex photographer Nancy Shephard is one of the oldest people ever to have been awarded a prestigious Distinction from the Royal Photographic Society | Words: Nicky Adams

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Tue, 11:19

Essex actor Daniel Mays has never been busier. Denise Marshall caught up with the newlywed father of two on a rare lunch break to find how he is adjusting to his soaring profile alongside family commitments | Photos: Dave Wills

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Battle of Britain is a pivotal moment in our nation's history, but recent research has shown that it may have been an Essex man who was the youngest to give his life for the cause

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

On May 26 teams from all over the country descended on Great Dunmow to take part in the second Great Dunmow Soapbox Race

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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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