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Wed, 13:24

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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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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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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