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Ask Ant from SAS Anything!

Fans of hit Channel 4 show ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ will get the chance to meet Chief Instructor Ant Middleton at an evening fundraiser on Wednesday 22 February.

Information, Tourism and Guides

Fireworks Safety – The Firework code

Firework safety advice

Now is a good time to review the fireworks safety rules to ensure that this weekend goes off with a good bang. Essex Police provide a comprehensive list of safety rules. Here are the key facts. Please note that the laws regarding the selling of fireworks apply to online purchases too.

Best Carp Fishing In Essex

Carp fishing in Essex

Carp angling is one of the most popular forms of coarse or freshwater fishing and it’s easy to see why, but where are some of the best spots to fish in Essex? Here’s out countywide carp fishing guide.

Stately Homes of Essex

A selection of stately homes in Essex from the Jacobean splendour of Audley End to the renovation in progress of Copped Hall, viewable from the M25.

Restaurants and Cafes

The Fox & Goose Pub

Fox and Goose

f you are looking for a traditional Essex pub in beautiful countryside that offers a modern and vibrant menu you cannot go far wrong with the Fox & Goose Pub.

Events

Ask Ant from SAS Anything!

Fans of hit Channel 4 show ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ will get the chance to meet Chief Instructor Ant Middleton at an evening fundraiser on Wednesday 22 February.

Essex Folk Music – Information, Gigs and Venues in Essex

Martin Carthy MBE

Essex has quite a vibrant folk scene. There are many small folk clubs tucked away in Essex, most are run in pubs on a weekly or monthly basis. Essex is also host to one of the country’s best free folk festivals, the annual Old Leigh Folk Festival that takes place each summer.

These details were correct at the time of publication but you should always double check with the venues before leaving home. The have split the venues / events out by day of the week. There are no folk events on Fridays or Saturdays that we are aware of.

Halloween Events in Essex for Children

Halloween Essex 2016

There are many fun activities for children of all ages this Halloween. This year Halloween falls on Wednesday 31st October and most events for children start during the half term break from 29 October to Friday 2 November 2011

Pubs and Bars

The Fox & Goose Pub

Fox and Goose

f you are looking for a traditional Essex pub in beautiful countryside that offers a modern and vibrant menu you cannot go far wrong with the Fox & Goose Pub.

Towns Guides

The Chelmsford City Guide

Stone Bridge over River Can, Chelmsford

Chelmsford is the County Town of Essex, home of Essex County Cricket Club, and now a proud city! Channel 4’s “Location, Location, Location” rated Chelmsford as the 8th best place to live in the UK. The Guardian described it as having “bloomin’ good schools”. According to The Telegraph, Families living in Chelmsford are happiest.

News

Outdoor Ice Skating in Essex

Colchester Castle ice rink

An ever popular source of entertainment in the winter time, outdoor ice rinks have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. But how are they put together and run?

Why Is Essex Turning to Artificial Grass?

Artificial lawns

Summer is in full swing, but who knows how many months, weeks, maybe even days it will last for. The last thing you want to do is waste all of the summer hours tending to your lawn, luckily there is an alternative.

Property

Health and Care

Sports News

Best Carp Fishing In Essex

Carp fishing in Essex

Carp angling is one of the most popular forms of coarse or freshwater fishing and it’s easy to see why, but where are some of the best spots to fish in Essex? Here’s out countywide carp fishing guide.