Baddow Blog

Volunteers Sought To Support Local Firefighters

on call firefighters

The local fire service recently visited businesses in the village to request volunteers to help with local fire emergencies. Great Baddow fire station is currently day manned, but soon they will be closing to become an on-call only station. This means that in the case of an emergency, firefighters and local volunteers will be called to…

Advanced Chiropractic Clinics Awarded Best Customer Service In Essex!

Essex business awards

Advanced Chiropractic Clinic which has a practice in Great Baddow, as well as Maldon and Witham, picked up the very prestigious title of “Best Customer Service in Essex” (medium business category) at the Countrywide Business Awards where Clinic Directors Dr Sorcha Elliott and Dr David Elliott, along with their team, were presented with the award. What…

Quick Summer Breaks From Great Baddow

Ibiza

7 Easy Destinations for a Summer Break from Great Baddow If you’re fed up with the gloomy summer we seem to be experiencing, why not head overseas to hotter climes? There’s a heat wave across Europe to the south of the jet stream, and with both Stansted Airport and Southend Airport close by, we have…

11 Thoughts On Why Great Baddow Is An Awesome Place To Live

We Love Great Baddow

On Saturday EssexLive published a slightly tongue-in-cheek article about Great Baddow, which was not received well by many of the residents who love living in the one of the largest villages in the country. So, here’s our response. 1. Baddow Has Lost Some Pubs, But Others Thrive EssexLive asked about our old pub, The Beehive. The…

Punch Announces £275,000 Investment In Chelmsford Pub

Blue Lion for sale

Work is underway on the £275,000 refurbishment of the Blue Lion pub in Chelmsford by national pub operator, Punch. Located on Tabors Hill in Great Baddow, The Blue Lion will reopen on Thursday 16 February with a new look, new publican and new menu. The significant investment includes altering the pub’s layout from a two-room…

Recycle Your Small Electrical Items in Great Baddow

Great Baddow-library weee recycling poster

With the support of Essex Libraries, David A. Church, the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Campaign Project Officer, has set up a wheeled bin inside Great Baddow Library for local residents to recycle their small electrical items for free, during opening times. What Is WEEE? WEEE is the UK’s fastest growing waste stream because technology…