Restaurants and Cafes

Lathcoats Farm Shop in Galleywood

Lathcoats Farm Shop (and Coffee House) is an excellent farm shop that sells a wide range of products including fruits and vegetables, plus locally produced meats, dairy and preserves. You can…

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.

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.

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.

Events

Ask Ant from SAS Anything!

ask ant

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.

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A Buyer’s Guide To Watches

Rolex watch model

With so many brands on the market buying the right watch can be a bit of a minefield. Our guide will help you focus your search and find the perfect timepiece.

Pest Infestation? Take Action Fast!

insect wasps

It’s vital to react quickly to pest visitations and infestations preferably by calling in professional pest controllers. Here we take a look at some common pests in Essex, and the problems they cause.

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

Electric Cars Need Less Fossil Fuel Than Diesel Cars

Tesla Model S

As road traffic continues to increase across Essex, councils are looking for ways to reduce congestion, and the pollution that comes with it. A move to electric vehicles is the only viable long-term solution, but ultimately, electric vehicles still need fossil fuels to be burned for the generation of electricity.

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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.