Health & Fitness

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Jan Robijns of The Broadway Deli & Grocery in Woodford Green reflects on the ups and downs of 2020, while revealing an interesting new health and wellbeing initiative for 2021

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Meet plsLONDON’s Rachael Nsofor

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Meet Chigwell’s Rachael Nsofor, who set up plsLONDON to offer affordable wigs and hair extensions

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Restaurant Reviews

Friday, December 4, 2020

Alfresco dining has just taken a glitzy and glamorous turn at the Kings Oak High Beach with the introduction of four fabulous Festive Dining Pods. Landlady Linzi Pollard tells us more

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

What’s the quickest, easiest way to find out which restaurants are taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme? A map!

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Coronavirus may have closed the restaurant side of the business, but Las Tapas continues to bring a taste of the Mediterranean to Chingford

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Monday, February 3, 2020

At Mr Todiwalas Petiscos’s special event evenings your tastebuds won’t forget the fabulous fusion of Goan and Portuguese food and wine on offer

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Actor Sally Walsh, sister of Girls Aloud’s Kimberley and Emmerdale’s Amy, is opening a drama academy for kids in Woodford Green

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Friday, August 28, 2020

DJ, dancer, model and restaurateur – is there no end to Rochelle Wood’s talents? The Chigwell businesswomen talks dancing, DJ sets and easing out of lockdown

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

She’s done everything it seems, but for TV presenter and model Lisa Snowdon there’s no place like Loughton

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Friday, March 6, 2020

After winning over the audience last year, Sky Sports presenter Bianca Westwood can’t wait to put on her glad rags and host The Pride of Essex Sports Awards once again

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People

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Actor Sally Walsh, sister of Girls Aloud’s Kimberley and Emmerdale’s Amy, is opening a drama academy for kids in Woodford Green

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After a difficult year it’s time to view the future with hope and optimism, and these three local people, hit hard by the pandemic, share their aspirations for the coming months

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Events

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Mark Saturday December 19 in your diary for some local Christmas shopping

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Friday, October 23, 2020

‘Start. Stop. Repeat’, a trailblazing new documentary by Redbridge’s Dr Nidhi Gupta, offers a fascinating insight into pandemics of past and present

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Mick Howells, founder of Kindred Tattoo in South Woodford, on building a business based on family values and why the urge to ink remains so strong

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Friday, September 25, 2020

From outdoor immersive theatre in Dagenham to cool ghouls in Waltham Abbey and autumn gardens in Epping, here’s 7 cool ways to get autumn off to the right start in West Essex

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 19:00

Raised pies are in my mind the most satisfying you can make. For starters, the dough is good-tempered and can be handled more readily than, say, puff pastry – it’s fun to work with. And the result, with its crisp, toothsome edges, makes you feel like a proper baker.

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Jan Robijns of The Broadway Deli & Grocery in Woodford Green reflects on the ups and downs of 2020, while revealing an interesting new health and wellbeing initiative for 2021

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, January 4, 2021

Want a property with the ‘wow’ factor? Look no further than The Glade, a fabulous family home located on the prestigious Knighton Estate

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Avey Lane in High Beech is a rare property with acres of private, rolling countryside and easy access to London

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Out & About

Monday, January 18, 2021

The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has announced the three winners of its autumn short film competition

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The first visuals for Qualis Commercial’s exciting plans for Epping Town Centre have been revealed

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