Days Out / Health

National Care Home Open Day

This month sees the return of National Care Home Open Day on 17 June. To celebrate, some of East Anglia’s most sought after care homes are opening their doors and welcoming new visitors…

If you’re considering a care home for yourself or loved one, this month is the perfect opportunity to explore some of the region’s …


Tips for improving your golf technique

Have you tried personal training to improve your golf technique?

Chelmsford City Council has started to offer a series of small group personal training sessions to help people reach their fitness goals without having to find the full costs of a personal trainer.

Here we meet Adam Holmes, Fitness Team Leader at Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre, …

Days Out

It’s great outdoors in the Lee Valley

Lee Valley Regional Park is a great place to visit for a day out or weekend away – you’ll discover an abundance of picturesque open spaces, wildlife, historic gardens and family friendly destinations. You’re certain to return home with a smile on your face, feeling great from being active in the great outdoors!
Fascinating gardens

Garden lovers will delight in the …

Portrait, Memorial Building verandah
Days Out / Featured

Telling the stories at Cambridge American Cemetery

When Cambridge was chosen to be the permanent site of the only World War II American Cemetery in Britain the location played an important role. Set on a hillside, partially framed by the ancient Madingley Wood, it looks north across the flat Fenlands of East Anglia, toward Ely Cathedral on the horizon.

Nurse Mary …

Home and Garden

An essential guide to wet rooms

If the days of soaking in the tub for hours on end are behind you then its time to invest in a wet room.

It’s official, wet rooms are having an interior moment. Convenient for our busy everyday lives and less hassle than having to clean a bath and shower screen, here’s a quick guide to …


Would you buy a Sabaru Levorg?

Eastlife’s motoring columnist Sue Cooke test drives the Sabaru Levorg

Facts at a Glance

Model: Subaru Levorg GT

Price: £ 27,495otr

Engine: 1.6 litre DIT Boxer

Performance: 0-62mph in 8.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 130mph

Combined fuel consumption: 40mpg

CO2 emissions: 164g/km

Subaru brings some great cars to the UK. Last year one of the most searched for and …

Days Out / Health

The best pay and play golf courses

The best golf courses in East Anglia for pay and play

Is it a birdie, albatross or eagle? You might be mistaken for thinking this article is about falconry or wildlife – in fact we are actually taking a swing at the top golf courses in East Anglia.

As the weather brightens up and keen golfers dust …

Home and Garden

15 Garden makeover tips

With the Easter weekend finally here and the promise of warmer weather, many of us will be heading out into the garden for a spring clean.

If tidying the garden is on your to do list this Easter, has compiled a list of 15 ways to spruce up your garden on a budget

Paint old plant pots

Don’t buy …


Volunteers paint the East yellow for Marie Curie

Iconic of the spring time, the daffodil is a sign of life, a beauty to behold. But beyond being a  signifier of sunnier times ahead, the daffodil holds another meaning: the emblem of Marie Curie. Throughout February and March, thousands of committed volunteers across the east have been committing their time and efforts to raise …