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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

David Whiteley, presenter and director of BBC1 current affairs programme Inside Out, ponders whether the HMS Beagle is not the only vessel with a fascinating history that has been consumed by Essex's river mud over the years

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

In her latest edition examining unusual facts about Essex Mica Bale looks at the history of Stow Maries Aerodrome, how Winston Churchill enjoyed holidays at Frinton, Rayleigh's Royal hunts and more

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Even though much has changed around Essex we can still be transported back to simpler times through footage documenting our ancestors' lives. Here are 15 clips that show our county's historic past

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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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Celebrity Interviews

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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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Former EastEnders star Lucy Benjamin is a true convert to Essex living after spending the last decade here with her young family. Once under constant scrutiny from the tabloids, Lucy reveals to Denise Marshall why leaving London to raise her daughters has proved the best decision

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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, May 14, 2019

Before presenting at The Pride of Essex Sports Awards this year for the first time, former West Ham, Chelsea and England footballer Joe Cole talks about retirement, reflection and the rewards of recognition | Words: Nick Dines

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival - and it's going to be emotional

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