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Now that we’re able to travel a little further afield, each week we will be featuring a selection of walks, things to do or places to visit in Essex - all of which will adhere to social distancing guidelines of course!

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We’ve selected some of our favourite and most popular pieces of content to create this collection of places to visit, things to do and places to eat or drink when lockdown is over and we can all explore Essex how we like

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Crossing the heart of Essex through ancient woodland, rolling farmland, historic villages and beautiful coastline, the 81-mile long Essex Way covers some of our counties most beautiful locations

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Monday, May 4, 2020

From Mersea to Maldon and Colchester to Thaxted, we’ve put together this collection of virtual tours that provide you access to Essex’s prettiest places from the convenience of your screen

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Our county’s unique collection of fascinating people and stunning locations make the ideal subject for podcasters and authors alike. Here are 10 podcasts and audiobooks looking at life in Essex

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Out & About

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Visit untouched villages, wide open farmland, peaceful woodland and follow Essex’s rivers with our pick of brilliant countryside walks

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Us Brits jump at the chance to grab a blanket and a basket of food and head for somewhere peaceful for an afternoon spent eating, drinking, strolling and exploring. We’ve picked 9 of the best spots in Essex for a walk and a picnic

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Jenny Green’s latest adventure with Ernie takes in the chance to help sick and injured animals as well as a trip into the ‘deep, dark wood’

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

This walk from Little Bromley uses footpaths and quiet country lanes which carry little traffic and are easy to walk | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We’ve selected some of our favourite and most popular pieces of content to create this collection of places to visit, things to do and places to eat or drink when lockdown is over and we can all explore Essex how we like

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Homes & Gardens

Friday, May 22, 2020

It started with a hammock. Made around a kitchen table, their first-ever product was stitched with careful hands, a trusty sewing machine and a large dose of optimism.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Essex Life goes inside three of the county’s most prestigious homes to discover what gives them the wow factor to make them some of the most desirable dwellings in Essex

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

There are tons of apps to choose from, and it seems like we use different ones depending on the situation. Here are some of the best video calling apps.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

It’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and get some motivation. Here is a roundup of all the fun and relaxing activities you can do in your garden.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Are you looking to improve your home with bespoke hardwood windows complementing your style of property?

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Style

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Marisa Arna’s jewellery studio in Thorpe-le-Soken, near Frinton-on-Sea, in Essex, has become the place to visit for unique pieces of contemporary jewellery

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Pets can give you companionship inside and outside your home.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s not all about crossing your legs and humming, you can meditate anywhere and at anytime – even when putting the kettle on.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

We may be stuck indoors and the clubs and gyms may be shut for now, but we can all still stay active and healthy.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The current climate means that all of us may be looking for a whole new perspective on life.

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Food & Drink

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Stephanie Mackentyre visits The Leather Bottle, a classic village pub located just off The Green in Blackmore

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Friday, May 15, 2020

We have teamed up with the Oxfordshire distillery to offer one lucky winner a gorgeous hamper of gin

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

If you’re looking to buy something really rather special as a foodie treat, then look no further than your local deli. Essex delis are a real jewel in the cookery crown and having one or two amazing ingredients in your cupboard store can really make the difference to your cooking. Here are a few to try | Words: Stephanie Mackentyre

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Friday, April 17, 2020

Prior to lockdown Stephanie Mackentyre visited Aurum Restaurant at the new Seven Hotel in Southend

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Monday, April 6, 2020

It’s no secret that Essex’s pubs, cafes, shops and businesses are having a tough time right now. We want to help in any way we can so we put this list together showing how they’re adapting to today’s challenges

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People

Friday, May 22, 2020

Chelmsford City Racecourse’s 2019 initiative, Year of the Hero, returns for a second year in 2020, this time with the support of Essex Life

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tom Clarke has been a member of Thorndon Park Golf Club since 1981, was men’s captain in 2008 and loves the place. Here he tells the story of the club’s first 100 years

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

As The Right Reverend Stephen Cottrell prepares to leave his role as Bishop of Chelmsford to become the new Archbishop of York in July, he takes time out to talk to Nicky Adams, reflecting on his life and work in Essex and looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

It is over 70 years since an influx of American troops arrived in Essex to join the war against Nazi Germany. Sylvia Kent looks at how they changed the county forever

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Ken Delve, an aviation researcher, author, and a trustee of the RAF Heraldry Trust, showcases some of the key Essex airfields that have served the RAF so well over the last 100 years

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