Health & Fitness

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

As leisure centres remain closed and look to adapt to the new normal, you can continue to get your fitness fix online

WORDS: Julie Lucas

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First it was Brexit, and then came the coronavirus - it’s little wonder we are all feeling a little anxious right now. But there are steps you can take to make everything feel right again

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Restaurant Reviews

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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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Marta Freitas, who along with husband Carlos runs Capricho Portuguese Kitchen in Barkingside, on giving their country’s cuisine a delicious and innovative new take

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Luigi Funedda, who along with brother Antonella runs West Essex’s two Il Bacio restaurants, talks about his passion for food in general and authentic, Sicilian cuisine in particular

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Celebrity Interviews

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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Friday, July 3, 2020

When coronavirus struck, local entrepreneur Adam Freeman quickly saw a business opportunity in face masks - not just the common and garden variety, but designer ones direct from vending machines

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These people have made the best of lockdown, testifying to the spirit of West Essex during the coronavirus crisis

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

How a picture can paint a thousand words (and be worth a few more pounds)

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Five reasons why it’s worth your time owning a vintage or pocket watch

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Looking back at 3,399 hours worked by Essex Police Specials over National Specials Weekend

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Don’t let lockdown deprive you of your cultural fix: here’s 6 ways you can still experience the world’s best art galleries

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Food & Drink

Mon, 13:53

It wouldn’t be a British summer without a scone or two, so we’ve teamed up with Rodda’s to offer a luxury cream tea hamper

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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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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

No one knows how to bring a bit of va va voom into a room like Georgina Jenkins, founder and chief designer at House of Interiors. Here she shares her tricks of the trade...

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TV presenter and author Toby Buckland on what you should be doing in your garden in July

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Out & About

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Located on the edge of Epping Forest, green open space is plentiful at Forest School, but the independent school has taken the initiative to welcome prospective parents and pupils to its series of virtual admissions events on 22 June.

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Why Lopping Hall in Loughton is making something of a comeback

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