Christmas drinks cancelled as pubs forced to close in London and South East

December 14, 2020

Hundreds of Christmas drinks and dinners will be cancelled this week as London and the South East is plunged into tier three. Greater London, Basildon, Brentwood, Harlow, Epping Forest, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Braintree and Chelmsford, Thurrock, Southend-On-Sea, Broxbourne, Hertsmere, Watford and the Three Rivers will be put into England’s top tier of restrictions from […]

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How I learned to love being an Essex girl | Sarah Perry

October 2, 2020

In the kingdom of the East Saxons, towards the end of the seventh century, the noblewoman Ethelburga founded an abbey in a place they called Berecingum, which means “the people who live among the birch trees”. Here she “preserved the glory of perpetual virginity”, says Bede, “in a life of great self-denial”; and when one […]

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Doctors, a nurse, a charity worker: eight of the lives lost on UK’s worst day of pandemic

June 19, 2020

Dr Edmond Adedeji, 62 Edmond Adedeji. Adedeji was a locum registrar in the emergency department at Great Western hospital in Swindon. He died after being cared for in the intensive care unit, having tested positive for Covid-19. Adedeji, left behind a wife, three children and three grandchildren. His family said: “We as a family are […]

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