Keep our school crossing patrols!

May 15, 2014
lollipop man

A bid has been made by Rodney Bass, Conservative Cabinet Member for Highways and Transportation, to remove lollipop men and women from our streets. The reason to axe school crossing patrols is their…

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Southend-on-Sea no longer in Essex – According to Google Maps

April 1, 2014
Southend dropped out of Essex - Google Maps

If you search Google Maps for “Essex border” it shows a dashed red line…

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Is New Call Broadband for real? A pound a month?

March 18, 2014

OK, I am a naturally sceptical / suspicious person, so when three smartly dressed…

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The Tiptree Sneeze

March 17, 2014

The London Central FellowshipBand visited Tiptree recently and the video of their performance has “gone…

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J’s Hospice reveals the Chelmsford Marathon route

March 13, 2014
J’s Hospice reveals the Chelmsford Marathon route

The first Chelmsford Marathon will take place on Sunday 19th October 2014. The 26.2mile route map created…

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Chelmsford City 1 Ebbsfleet United 2

February 3, 2014

Chelmsford played home to Ebbsfleet United FC and lost 2 – 1. Ebbsfleet scored two goals…

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Blind Football Taster In Essex – 26th April 2014

January 11, 2014
Blind football taster session

Hawkwell Athletic FC in association with The Essex FA are holding a taster session…

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Colchester General Hospital Investigated

November 6, 2013
Colchester General Hospital Investigated

Today the BBC reports that Colchester General Hospital’s cancer unit is being investigated by the…

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Estate Agents in Chelmsford

October 14, 2013

Chelmsford is one of the most sought after cities for those moving to Essex.…

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Learn to cook in Essex at one of our cookery schools

October 14, 2013
Learn to cook in Essex at one of our cookery schools

If you have been inspired by Celebrity Masterchef and now want to learn how…

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Estate Agents in Southend

October 3, 2013

Southend-on-Sea is a popular location for newcomers to Essex. It is on the main…

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Dog kennels in Essex

October 3, 2013
Dog kennels in Essex

If you are going on holiday and cannot take your dog, don’t worry! Essex…

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Essex Fireworks Displays – 2013

September 18, 2013
Essex Fireworks Displays – 2013

As summer leaves us, children head back to school and the nights are drawing…

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Where Are The Essex Food Banks?

September 5, 2013
food bank

During these times of austerity food banks have started to get more enquiries as…

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New Solar Parks In Essex

September 5, 2013
Braxted solar farm

Rural Essex may be getting 7 new solar parks to help boost the national…

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Hedingham Castle

August 19, 2013
Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle is a Norman Keep, built in 1140.  It was frequently visited by kings…

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Britvic May Be Closing Down Its Chelmsford Factory

May 23, 2013
Britvic May Be Closing Down Its Chelmsford Factory

Chelmsford has been rocked by the news that one of its greatest enterprises, Britvic,…

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Lathcoats Farm Shop in Galleywood

May 22, 2013
Lathcoats Farm Shop in Galleywood

Lathcoats Farm Shop (and Coffee House) is an excellent farm shop that sells a…

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The Chelmsford City Guide

May 19, 2013
The Chelmsford City Guide

Chelmsford is the County Town of Essex, home of Essex County Cricket Club, and…

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The Wick Country Park in Wickford

May 15, 2013

The Wick Country Park takes its name for nearby Wickford, which was a Saxon…

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Stansted Airport – News and Information

May 14, 2013
Stansted Airport – News and Information

Nothing has been decided yet, but both business leaders and members of parliament are…

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Essex University Reminds Congress on Obesity That Underweight Is A Big Problem

May 13, 2013

Essex University raised its concerns that the focus on obesity means that those who…

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What’s On This Week

May 3, 2013

Please note that past and current events are not shown. Please see the calendar…

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What’s On This Weekend In Essex?

May 3, 2013

There is always so much on over the weekend in Essex. Here are the…

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May Half Term Activities and Events

May 3, 2013

The May / Spring half-term week is from to Monday 27th May until Friday…

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Maldon Mud Race – Sunday 5th May at 3pm

May 3, 2013
Maldon Mud Race – Sunday 5th May at 3pm

The Maldon Mud Race really needs no introduction. Every year the bravest (and probably…

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The 3foot People Festival – Chelmsford

May 1, 2013
The 3foot People Festival – Chelmsford

The 3foot People Festival is Three Days of Wonder for Under 5s. After last…

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