CATEGORIES

The rise of maskne

With the term ‘maskne’ becoming an increasingly common search online and on social media, Krystal Prince explains what it is and how you can control mask-induced acne

2 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

The forgotten lady

Charlotte Christie shares the life story of Anne Knight, an Essex pioneer for the abolition of slavery and women’s suffrage who’s achievements have almost been air-brushed from history

3 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

Stride out in the Sampfords

This charming, circular winter walk takes you on a tour from the village of Great Sampford to its neighbour, Little Sampford, and back again

3 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

MUCH TO TALK ABOUT

As a presenter on Sky Music and the host of two TV talk shows of her own on Gidea Park-based Sky channel Spotlight TV, Hayley Palmer is never short of words. Nicky Adams asks her how she came to be in front of the camera

4 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

LIFE and SOUL

Radio 1 broadcaster and producer Charlie Hedges began her career as Britain’s youngest breakfast show host and is now one of the world’s most successful female DJs. Denise Marshall caught up with the Essex-based queen of the air waves

5 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

Lest we forget

Remembrance Sunday will have a special poignance this month as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Stephen Roberts profiles how much the county of Essex contributed to the war effort and how much it cost

5 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

Lakeside Magic

The Lake House, nestled in Mill End on the outskirts of the village of Bradwell on Sea, has been owned by the same family for 60 years and was once a thriving four-buoy water-ski lake.

1 min read
Essex Life
November 2020

Keep on running

BBC presenter and director David Whiteley shares his insightful view on stories from across the county of Essex

2 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

Cheers!

Starting to get that festive vibe? Why not plan ahead by selecting not only the drinks you want to serve this Christmas, but also ticking off a few presents too?

7 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

A doggy day out on… Saffron Walden

Join Ernie, the county’s most famous Westie, as he steps back in time on a trip to this medieval market town

2 mins read
Essex Life
November 2020

Company Man

This year he’s celebrating a quarter of a century with Essex law firm Ellisons Solicitors, but managing partner Guy Longhurst’s early days as a trainee solicitor were key to establishing firm foundations

4 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Mud, and much more

Robert Stracey reveals why the mudflats of Walton Backwaters were a joy to come home to after a Round Britain Sail for MacMillan

5 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Feeling electric

The newest health craze or a ‘cheaters’ way to cycle? Here’s everything you need to know about e-bikes

3 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Black Girl Essex

What does it mean to be black in Essex? Southend-based British African-Caribbean artist, producer and activist Elsa James is exploring this experience in our misunderstood and homogeneously white county that she calls home

6 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Call in any time!

Is the staycation season over? Not according to Nick Roberts, who discovers the perfect break the weather can’t spoil at The Swan at Lavenham

2 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Bradfield and Wrabness

Enjoy this perfect walk for late summer as you explore the banks of the River Stour and the countryside around Bradfield and Wrabness

3 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

A love of WILDLIFE

Whatever your stage in life, volunteering can help your CV stand out and give you valuable work experience, while also bringing great personal reward. Andrew Millham tells his story about inspiring young people to engage in wildlife

3 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Time For Change

BBC presenter and director David Whiteley shares his insightful view on stories from across the county of Essex

2 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

It's A Twin Thing

Many Essex locations are partnered with towns across the globe. Stephen Roberts explores some of these connections and some of the surprising origins to these unique friendships

4 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

From Romford With Love

Bond Girl Susie Vanner talks to Holly Louise Eells about her Romford roots and a chance meeting that rejuvenated her singing career after five decades

4 mins read
Essex Life
October 2020

Our favourite gardens

It may be late summer, but there is still the chance to visit some of our county’s most stunning gardens while they are at their best. Debbie Thomson showcases a selection of the county’s favourites

5 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Sharing a Vision

Essex portrait photographer, Francesca Low, volunteered to take part in the 2020 Vision Project to celebrate the hard work of our healthcare professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here she shares an insight into the exhibition and her contribution towards it

4 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Make it Special

When it comes to your wedding, nothing should get in the way of you having the most magical day, so Essex Life showcases some of the most stunning venues in the county that can make your day special whatever the circumstances

5 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Seeking the light

It has been a devestating year for businesses of all shapes and sizes, thanks to the all-encompassing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, but there is still hope for a brighter future

2 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

STYLE IT OUT

If for you holidaying at home really does mean at home this year, Nick Roberts discovers a stylish way to bring some sparkle to your summer

3 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Getting back to business

These are unprecedented times for business across the UK, but here in Essex there is also more support available than ever before, as Greg Landsdowne reports

3 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Electric dreams

The Range Rover plug-in hybrid brings silent, electric motoring to this iconic luxury car

3 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

THE ESSEX SHOWMAN

Styling some of the biggest stars in showbiz, Basildon boy Joey Bevan has proved dreams really do come true. Here he talks to Holly Louise Eells about lockdown, losing weight and work-life balance

4 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Age Is Just A Number

You’re never too old to learn, and doing so might just improve your health

3 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

Fine Dining To Feel Safe With

The doors are open and the tables are set, so Stephanie Mackintrye was straight out to visit some our top local restaurants to discover how they were offering fine dining with a feel-safe factor

7 mins read
Essex Life
September 2020

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