Ideas For All The Family To Celebrate Easter In West Essex


With Easter on the horizon, Visit Essex pick out some of the best ways to celebrate right across the county Explore Essex this Easter with fun Easter egg hunts, wonderful walks in bluebell woods and the thrills and spills of the Maldon Mud Race! The county’s tourism organisation, Visit Essex, gives us the lowdown on […]

Morag Crichton On Life After Married At First Sight


Married at First Sight UK’s and Essex girl Morag Crichton became a victim of internet trolling, but she reveals to Natalie Li how she emerged stronger than ever Marrying a stranger might seem risky, even unthinkable, but for Rainham-born Morag Crichton, appearing on Married at First Sight UK to find true love was one big adventure. […]

Why HD0 In South Woodford Has Become The Party Place


With a special look at women in business this month, here Haifa Live picks out one local entrepreneur with quite a story in South Woodford Entertainment venues, clubs and public houses are often run and owned by men, but one brilliant local venue that many of you will either have heard of or been to, […]

Georgia Harrison On Fame, Mental Health And West Essex Favourites


For most of her 20s, the red tops have been clamouring after Georgia Harrison, capturing the Loughton local at her most vulnerable – but now, she tells Mark Kebble, it’s time to reclaim her life When Big Brother first aired in the summer of 2000, little did the producers know – or maybe they had […]

Romantic Hotspots In West Essex For February


Haifa Live gets into the mood by looking at two romantic hotspots in West Essex The rose is red, the violet’s blue, the honey’s sweet, and so are you… February is here, a month I truly love. I remember the anticipation of Valentine’s Day as a young girl, friends with secret admirers, anonymous letters arriving on […]

Jack Sullivan On West Ham United And Playing Football Again

The Tv Series Britain's Youngest Football Boss Raised The Profile Of The Women's Team

We catch up with Jack Sullivan to talk about following in his father’s footsteps, taking over at West Ham Ladies and why he’s playing for Debden FC A lot of children end up rebelling against their famous parents [his father is David Sullivan currently joint chairman of West Ham United] – but given how early […]

What To Do In West Essex In January

Nuclear High Ropes

Where to go to see in the new year in and around West Essex Nuclear High Ropes Ongoing Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood One for the daredevils… The biggest highropes course in Essex has three levels, six different courses, 60+ elements, giant zipline and big drop all situated in the treetops. New facilities include a large registration […]

Haslers Warns Businesses To Prepare For A Rise In HMRC Investigations


Jon O’Shea, senior tax partner at Haslers, on why businesses need to be on their guard in West Essex and beyond Businesses across London, Essex and beyond need to be prepared for a potential tax investigation, according to Haslers Chartered Accountants. As the nation recovers from the impact of COVID-19, HM Revenue & Customs has started […]

The Woodford Green Venue Perfect For Christmas

Christmas party

As we head towards the festive season, Haifa Live suggests one Woodford Green venue to get you into the spirit As the days get shorter, the weather colder and we approach party season I have just the place to tell you about: family-run Seasons Bar in Woodford. It is situated on Woodford Broadway just 50 […]

Interview With Avril Mills, Founder Of Charity The Dream Factory

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Absolutely West Essex meets Avril Mills, the founder of The Dream Factory, to find out about inspirations, dreams and one heart-warming story involving Battersea Dogs & Cats Home For readers who may not know The Dream Factory, what do you do? I set up The Dream Factory children’s charity in memory of my son Oliver, […]

Why H Beauty From Harrods Is A Game Changer

H Beauty At Lakeside

We look at why Harrods’ new opening at Lakeside Shopping Centre is revolutionising the way we shop all things beauty We’ve all seen the luxury that is a department store beauty hall, but Harrods has given this a whole new meaning. The heritage retailer is adding to their legacy as one of the largest, most […]

The Perfect Summer ‘Staycation’ At The George Hotel

The George

Whilst we would all like to get away this Summer after a year and a half or little to no travel, the restrictions surrounding European and further-afield getaways can make it difficult to do so, especially if you are travelling with children. Luckily, The George Hotel are on hand to host the perfect Summer retreat.  […]