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. After a very challenging time we are pleased to announce that our retailers have now reopened their doors!

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 “Fruity Fox Box”  which includes

Peach & Mango Crush ,  Orange IPA  and   Minstrel Kriek         “Perfect for Summer “

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

Have some special Boxes,

Fathers day Hampers,   

Steak Dinner Boxes,  

BBQ Boxes

and Afternoon Tea Boxes

The Bell Inn, Feering.

Now open for inside drinking and dining, with their Takeaway service available.

However make a note in your Diary  - A Summer afternoon Tea

on Saturday 26th June from 3pm    with Strawberries & Cream

Open Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sundays        Tel: Caroline 07968 840 177.

The Bell Inn, Panfield.

Braintree Arts Theatre, Notley Road.

Halstead Empire Theatre

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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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.

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

We are now open for 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:

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.

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

However please note,  

scheduled to start on Friday 16th July with the George Michael Story

Please visit our facebook page for up to date information.

BINGO  at the Empire Monday evenings.  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,   Over 18s only

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: with any queries

For safety off our customers and staff please wear a mask to come in and keep it on until you are at your table.

if you haven’t booked in advance for dinning in, please enquire before hand to save you time.


Little Braxted Lane, Witham, CM8 3EX.

Tel: 01376  516  383

Coleman’s Cottage Fishery

is set in open countryside in Little Braxted Lane, on the bank of the River Blackwater, with easy access from Coleman’s Bridge on the nearby A12.

Facilities include, on site tackle shop, toilets including facilities for disabled anglers and the lake view tea room which is open for food & drink Thursday-Sundays 9am - 3pm. Sunday Roasts (booking only).

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Braintree Museum, Manor Street.

The new Warner and Sons gallery

telling the rich history of the textile company and its staff is now on.

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. for tickets

Braintree Village,

Outlet shopping in the heart of Essex.

Braintree Village is a social, sophisticated, and inviting space, where over 70 premium brands, including Polo, Ralph Lauren, Timberland, Reiss, BOSS, Kate Spade and New York, can be found at outlet prices that create unexpected moments of surprise.