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Essex is home to some of the most stunning vistas in the UK. From the estuary of River Thames to the North Sea coastline, the county's scenery is a diverse patchwork of stunning sea views, ancient architecture and vibrant gardens. We pick 9 of our favourites

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

In their heyday, our coastal resorts attracted thousands of holidaymakers every summer and now a celebration of this rich heritage, through the Resorting to the Coast project, aims to boost tourism today. Juliana Vandegrift explains more

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Of all Britain's coastal counties, Essex can surely claim to be one of the best. With more than 350 miles of shoreline to choose from, the Essex coast is very much what you make of it, so even on those days when you're planning a little run out to the seaside and want more than just the beach, Essex has the answer

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Friday, August 2, 2019

The Essex Wildlife Trust is holding a series of events throughout August for Essex Marine Month, a fantastic awareness event to celebrate and protect our coastal environments

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Frinton on Sea's idyllic beaches provide the perfect backdrop for many activities and competitive sports, as well as sand castle building and kite-flying, explains Petra Hornsby

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Homes & Gardens

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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Friday, August 2, 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, 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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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Cage was a medieval prison most renowned for the incarceration of England's most notorious witch, Ursula Kemp, and is now on sale for £240,000

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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

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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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Next up for Stephanie Mackentyre on her culinary tour of Essex is the The Shepherd, a lovely dining pub in Langham

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Tuesday, July 30, 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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Wednesday, July 24, 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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People

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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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Presenter and model Hayley Sparkes is best known for her beauty segments on ITV's This Morning. Now newly settled in Essex, she tells Denise Marshall her emotional life story and her fight to overcome a life-threatening illness

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

In our latest round-up of quirky Essex facts Mica Bale looks at Cressing Temple's links to the Knights Templar, the history of Hedingham Castle and the Essex origins of George W Bush's family

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