A pleasant countryside atmosphere awaits commuters in Essex towns and villages with good schools and big family homes.
London rents have dropped 4.2 per cent in a year, but prices are on the rise in cheaper areas.
Lancashire 319 and 317-3 dec, Essex 159 and 316-6; Essex (8 pts) drew with Lancashire (11 pts). Teenager Dan Lawrence hit 141* to salvage a draw for newly promoted Essex
Solicitor joined local law firm as 15-year-old and worked way up over 16 years
Join the London families leaving their flats for houses they can afford, a do-able commute away.
Essex academy looks to crack down on late arrivals
Tired of taking the train? The buyer of this converted windmill can avoid the crowds and take their helicopter to work...
Exclusive: Activists say video shows 'some of the worst conditions we have ever seen on a UK turkey farm'
From 2018, the Elizabeth Line will speed up the commute from the capital to Essex, where bigger homes in charming villages offer London workers the best of both worlds...
Another young boy has been left with 'life-changing' injuries after the attack
In this week's episode of Grand Designs, a couple seeking a bright new start to their lives defy architectural conventions with a black-clad home made of steel-framed cubes with few windows, located deep in a shady Essex forest.
Principle Catherine Hutley says there are ‘not enough hours in the day’ for teachers to teach, mark homework and plan lessons
Two Polish men have been assaulted in a 'vicious attack' outside a row of takeaway shops in Harlow
Police arrest 29-year-old woman for having animal dangerously out of control
Almost 25,000 people took part in the survey
A seaside town takes top spot, while the happiest places in London sit on the Thames...