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Chelmsford Theatre joins Mercury Creatives Partnership

Chelmsford Theatre has become a partner in the Mercury Creatives programme.

Celebrating Chelmsford’s favourite parks for Love Parks Week

Love Parks Week will celebrate Chelmsford's 17 Green Flag Award wins with a free-to-attend event on the 24 July at Oaklands Park.

Skills Festival for Chelmsford students returned for 2024

Over 1,200 Year 8 pupils from Chelmsford secondary schools attended a festival-style careers fair organised by Chelmsford City Council.

Picnic in Melbourne Park with us this summer

Picnic in the Park is a week of free activity sessions in Melbourne Park, providing free lunches to children entitled to free school meals.

Chelmsford Market nationally recognised as ‘Innovation Champions’

Chelmsford Market has been named ‘Innovation Champion’ by the National Association of British Markets (NABMA).

Chelmsford City Council ‘strongly objects’ to pylon plans in consultation response

Chelmsford City Council will continue to strongly object to National Grid plans for a new Norwich to Tilbury electricity transmission line.

Chelmsford Museum showcases local creatives with new Gallery Wall programme

Chelmsford Museum and Ignite Chelmsford have chosen the first artists to be showcased in a new Gallery Wall programme.

General election results for Chelmsford 2024

Marie Goldman for the Liberal Democrats has been elected MP for the Chelmsford constituency in the 2024 parliamentary general election.

Volunteers help keep Chelmsford's rivers clean

On Saturday 8 June, residents and community groups volunteered their time to help clean up Chelmsford's rivers and the surrounding areas.

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