When it comes to shopping, there’s nothing quite like the real thing. From wonderful outdoor spaces and delicious al fresco dining options to superb outlet savings,

Rolling Rims, of Great Dunmow are the largest refurbishment

company in Essex. Powder coat, Diamond cut, Split rims along with

Buckle & Crack repairs offering a 2 to 3 day turnaround with a

wheel collection service from your home or at our workshop.

No obligation quote, on… 01371 876 885

or visit their website at: rolling-rims.co.uk

But hurry, as they are offering a special discount if you mention Leisure FM.

The Blue Goose Marks Tey, Colchester

Tel: 01206 213 319

George Yard Shopping Centre is right at the heart of Braintree. We offer a great mix of high street names and boutiques, including fashions and every day products as well as eateries and department stores.

Blackwells Farm Shop, Herons Farm, on the B1024 near Coggeshall is open

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm. Saturday 8am - 4pm & Sunday 10am - 3pm

Check their website for upto date offers.

The Kings Head, Gosfield

The Red Fox Brewery in Coggeshall (Phone orders only)

are offering a “Spring Gold Box”  which includes

St Georges Gold,  Hunters Gold  and Coggeshall Gold for the lighter, warmer evening,

and to give you the thumbs up, Colin Barber & Debs will be Beer Tasting again

On Friday 21st May from 6pm. Visit our competitions page for a chance to win 3 bottles

of beer and a special etched Leisure FM 1 pint beer glass.

Beers are also sold at Buntings of Coggeshall & Blackwells Farm Shop

At present they have some lovely Afternoon Tea Boxes,

perfect for Spring. Enjoy their Classic Afternoon Tea Box which Includes,

Fresh Scones, Homemade Jam, Fresh Cream and a punnet of Strawberries

or their Gourmet Afternoon Tea Box which includes all the Afternoon Tea Box  plus,

sausage rolls, variety of sandwiches and homemade scotch eggs.

The Bell Inn, Feering.

will be re-opening for inside drinking and dining from Thursday 20th May, however they will still be keeping their Takeaway service available.

Tel: Caroline 07968 840 177.

The Bell Inn, Panfield.

Braintree Arts Theatre, Notley Road.

Halstead Empire Theatre

Braintree Museum

Items in the shop are sourced from all over the world, including some very unique ranges and samples of made-to-measure bespoke furniture. From contemporary to classic, we stock furniture for every occasion. Often, we have unusual items that make perfect gifts. Mention Leisure FM for 10% discount


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Special opening hours

Monday to Friday 10am* to 6pm

*some stores open from 9am,

Saturday 9am to 7pm

Sunday 10am to 5pm

We would like you to welcome back. Aafter a very challenging time we are pleased to announce that our retailers have now reopened their doors! If you’re looking to visit a specific retailer we suggest you check their opening hours beforehand.

We offer a friendly, professional service, in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The stylists' consultation skills result in you receiving a personalised hairstyle, which is designed to suit your individual taste and style. Advice is offered and products recommended to help style your hair and keep it in great condition. You will also be shown how to style your hair between visits to the Salon.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Ricksu Hairdressing, Coggeshall (book on-line or Tel 01376 562 160)

Open on May 17th to resume our full indoor and outdoor service where you can enjoy the same great food, drink and service that you have grown accustom to.

We still offer our takeaway service available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday lunch times. Order online at: www.kingsheadgosfield.com

Country rural family pub. Best place to eat with value for money around Braintree.

Food Times:

Monday to Thursday 12pm till 2pm and 6pm till 8pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm till 2pm and 6pm till 9pm, Sunday 12pm till 3pm.

Riverside Spice Indian Restaurant, Earls Colne.

Braintree Museum has now reopened with changes  to make your visit safe, so come along to Manor Street  and see the new Warner and Sons gallery

telling the rich history of the textile company  and its staff.

This years summer family exhibition is ‘Space - Fact and Fiction’ which opens on Tuesday, 29th of June which includes a Dr Who Tardis and Martian War Machine

from War of the Worlds!

We’re open Tuesday to Saturday 10am until 4pm.

Remember to book your admission tickets on-line at just £4 for adults

with concessions and children for £3, the under 5’s get in for free.

www.braintreemuseum.co.uk for tickets, along with details about our upcoming exhibitions.

Offers live music, theatre, dance and comedy. Also available for a private hire.

Please visit our facebook page for up to date information.

Box Office is open Monday - Friday 11am - 4pm and 2 hours before any other scheduled performance.

THE BINGO CONTINUES at the Empire from Monday 17th May 2021

Monday evening sessions. - Doors open at 6.45pm for 7.45pm start.

Small entry fee which includes raffle. Prize raffle and cash prizes, refreshments and a warm and friendly welcome

Socially distanced allocated seating, clean environment. (Over 18s only)

If you have not played before please book your seat by calling the Ticket Helpline

call 07778 025490

Open 4pm to 9pm Mon-Fri, Sat 12noon to 4pm, CLOSED Sundays

or email: mike@empire-theatre.co.uk with any queries

Our restaurant will be open for dinning in and for takeaway from Tuesday 18th of May,

Due to Covid 19 restrictions we will have less seating and limited of staff so we advise you to book in advance. For safety off our customers and staff please wear a mask to come in and keep it on until you are at your table otherwise to keep your mask on all times

if you haven’t booked in advance for dinning in, please enquire before hand to save your time, we will not compromise with health and safety of everyone and we will refuse to the serve anyone who will not follow the Covid 19 restrictions.