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Coach and horses take newspapers to a new home

The Essex Chronicle is on the move, and to mark the occasion, a horse-drawn coach will be the newspaper’s preferred mode of transport. However, you won’t see members of the newsdesk riding in the coach. Editorial staff aren’t going anywhere,

Chronicle celebrations

Staff at the Essex Chronicle are celebrating after the Audit Bureau of Circulation figures, for the first six months of this year, showed they are the UK’s biggest-selling regional weekly paper. It is the third time that the Chronicle has

Kate's wheely confident now

Over at the Essex Chronicle, the newsdesk decided to give reporter Kate Eshmade a job she’d never forget. She arrived at the newspaper office, thinking it was a day like any other, but her heart sank when she was told

Exclusive interview with carer

A carer accused of child cruelty has spoken exclusively to the Essex Chronicle after charges against her were dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service. She told readers of her immense relief and thanked them for their support. The 61-year-old had

Terry Waite to meet Gazette's heroes

Former hostage Terry Waite will present this year’s Achievement over Adversity awards for the Brentwood Gazette. The awards recognise adults and children who have had to face major difficulties in their lives – such as illness, disability or any major

Chronicle supports deaf centre

The Essex Chronicle has launched an appeal to boost resources available for the local deaf community. It wants readers to help build up the amount of equipment, like computers, video phones and other items, which are on offer at St

The full story

We recently carried a story about Essex Chronicle girl Kate Eshmade spending a day with the Territorial Army. She wasn’t the only hack from around the country who spent time in the company of the part-time soldiers at their Midlands

Chronicle push to beat the bogus callers

The Essex Chronicle has joined forces with the Chelmsford police to launch a campaign to stop bogus callers preying on the elderly and vulnerable. The month-long campaign will include articles in the Chronicle highlighting how victims of bogus callers are

Essex papers come out fighting in War on Waste

The Essex Chronicle and the Brentwood Gazette have launched joint War on Waste campaigns after the UK came bottom of the European league in recycling rates. They are hoping to highlight the growing problems of waste disposal in Essex and

Time to be proud

The Essex Chronicle has launched a new campaign to highlight the very best the town has to offer. Pride in Chelmsford comes on the rebound from the town’s unsuccessful bid for city status and wants to set aside the disappointment

City bid cleans up

Chelmsford’s bid for city status is stepping up a gear with the launch of a new environmental initiative. The project, spearheaded by the borough council and backed by the Essex Chronicle, aims to clean up parts of Chelmsford and improve

Praise for bid to outlaw bogus callers

The Essex Chronicle has received praise for its bogus callers campaign – alerting people to the dangers that can be posed by unwanted callers. The action to stamp out con men – who particularly target pensioners – was launched at

Chronicle campaign given "royal" seal of approval

A campaign run by the Essex Chronicle in support of Chelmsford’s bid for city status has been given the “royal” seal of approval. On the face of it, Chelmsford has already won city status as pictured on the front page

Chronicle cracks down on bogus callers

A campaign to crack down on bogus callers has been launched by the Essex Chronicle. Together with Essex Police and Essex Trading Standards, the paper aims to make people more aware of how they can avoid being a target. Within