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Coroner for Essex retires after 20 years in role

A second-hand school uniform shop has been set up for the first time at Forest Hall School in Stansted.

Braintree and Chelmsford are among the locations which will receive grant money from the Department of Transport to develop cycling and walking routes, to reduce congestion and pollution and to make streets around schools safer.

Great Dunmow’s Christmas cheer has started - with traders turning their windows into festive scenes and getting ready for lockdown to lift next week.

Essex will be in Tier 2 for Covid restrictions when lockdown lifts on December 2.

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The show will go on this Christmas after Cambridge Arts Theatre confirmed there will be a COVID-safe panto themed adventure taking the stage.

A series of socially distanced concerts will take place at Cambridge Corn Exchange early next year.

A new Imperial War Museums publication brings Christmas during wartime to life through photos, recipes and exceptional personal stories from the museum’s collection.

Audiences are invited to celebrate the festive season with Scrooge at an adaptation of a Charles Dickens classic.

What does the future hold for the performing arts sector following the coronavirus pandemic? Actress Juliet Stevenson and more discuss the topic as part of the Cambridge Literary Festival’s Winter Festival online.


A multi-million-pound nationwide plan has been launched to help “unlock the power of football pitches in England” and allow more people to play the game as well as “improving their physical and mental health, empowering young people and strengthening communities”.

Felsted School students, both past and present, have been making waves in their respective sports.

Max Malins is in line for a first England cap after being named on the bench for England’s first Autumn Nations Cup match against Georgia at Twickenham.

Dunmow TaeKwon-Do had a very special visitor prior to the latest government restrictions – a current world champion.

The RFU has opted to cancel all competitive rugby for the season outside of the top two leagues for men and the Premier 15s for women.


Rightsizing is becoming increasingly popular to make your home more ‘liveable’ as you get older, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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