Restaurants and Cafes



Southend Rendezvous Casino

Essex is home to some of the finest casinos in the U.K. With three main casinos in the Southend-on-Sea are, and several smaller gaming venues throughout the county, Essex has the casino culture covered. We did some research to find out just which are the best in and around the area and what the different offerings are for punters.


The Prince of Wales, Inworth

Our pubs are closing at an alarming rate; it has recently been suggested that 4 pubs a day are shutting down. What can we do to stop this epidemic?

(415) 537-7605


Autumn wedding

Discover the autumnal mystique of Essex’s premier wedding venues – choose from pretty churches, historic buildings and rural country clubs.

Fireworks Safety – The Firework code


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.

(301) 589-5799

(805) 565-6573

Visit RSPB Rainham Marshes nature reserve and explore your wild side through our wonderful variety of activities, events and trails, finishing your visit with a big mug of tea and slice of cake in our lovely cafe.



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 Owners Favour Friendly, Intelligent Labradors

(334) 786-3350

Labrador Retrievers continue to be the UK’s most popular dog, with over 35,000 newly registered in 2017. This is reflected in Essex, with more Labrador registrations than any other dog according to The Kennel Club, the UK’s official governing body for canine activities and statistics, and the oldest kennel club in the world.


Big Cheese Comedy Night

The next Moots Big Cheese Comedy Night is on Wednesday 12th December at the Essex Cricket Club in Chelmsford.



(810) 417-7158

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.




Salad greens could soon disappear from supermarket shelves as UK heatwave hits producers with double whammy of increased demand and poor crops


knife used to open front door

If You Pull Your Front Door Shut Without Locking It With Your Key … It Is Not Locked. Lock your doors to prevent burglaries.

(704) 208-6582


Every summer brings its own new cars to the showrooms. What temptations does 2018 have around the corner?



Sports News


brentwood dry ski slope

Whether you wish to give skiing a go, or want to practice your skills in readiness for your next holiday to the Alps, there are several opportunities for skiing in and around Essex.

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.