Health & Fitness

Monday, April 10, 2017

Few sports are as accessible as running. It’s quick, free, and effective and all it takes is setting a foot out the door

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Getting red carpet ready

Monday, April 3, 2017

How to get that coveted glamorous look

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Restaurant Reviews

Monday, March 20, 2017

A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed by generations. We’ve picked nine places you need to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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Monday, March 6, 2017

In conversation with Rob Laverack, head chef at Touch of Noir in Chingford

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, January 9, 2017

The Apprentice’s Paul Sullivan on building his business, giving something back and maybe even a movie appearance

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Monday, May 8, 2017

She first performed at seven, and now ten years on Jessica Johns-Parsons is on her way to stardom

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WEG about town: Alex Webster

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Alex Webster, owner of Loughton Beauty Clinic, opens up about her career, free time and top trends

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Friday, April 28, 2017

With just over a week to go until the nation’s favourite pet show opens at the ExCeL in London, excitement is growing for animal lovers across Britain who await their favourite, fun-filled event of the year!

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Friday, October 7, 2016

We all love Bonfire Night and as it’s just around the corner WEL lets you know some of the best places to go for spectacular fireworks, blazing bonfires and tasty treats.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Clear your schedules because WEL has picked our top events for September

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Are you inspired by our county’s bucolic beauties? Would you love to have a chance to show your work in a gallery? Then enter Essex Life’s new competition to find the

Landscape Painter of the Year 2016

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Food & Drink

Mon, 16:24

Fish and chips is a classic British staple, the meal of choice for Friday nights after work with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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From India to West Essex, Richard Chellapan, head chef at the Waltham Abbey Marriott, on cooking without boarders

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Homes & Gardens

Wed, 09:17

These three luxury properties in Sellindge, Birchington and Staplehurst are great options

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Dating from the late 15th century, Broom Manor in Cottered was in need of love and expert attention when it was discovered by a London couple looking for a rural life. Today, the restored former farm is testament to their passion

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Out & About

Monday, May 15, 2017

Bluebells are one of the first signs that spring is here and nothing beats strolling through sunny parks and woodland surrounded by the carpets of blue flowers. Here are some of our favourite places to find bluebells in bloom

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No one knows Essex better than the people of Essex; we asked where the prettiest places to live were, and you let us know. So, without further ado, here are the prettiest places, suggested by you

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