Baddow Blog

The Vineyards Christmas Event – Thursday 19th December – 3pm – 8pm

Vineyards Christmas evening

The Vineyards Christmas Event is on Thursday 19th December, from 3pm til 8pm. There will be many stalls as well as some of the local shops opening. Thurley Meats will be serving tasty hot rolls, and there will be Piperoni Woodfired Pizzas, Xpresso coffee and hot chocolate, gourmet burgers and much more. Chelmsford Silver Band…

Kids Inspire – Great Baddow, Chelmsford

Kids Inspire Chelmsford Great Baddow

The local children’s charity, Kids Inspire, has recently relocated into the Great Baddow area. We support children, young people and their family recovering from traumatic experiences or dealing with emerging mental health difficulties in Essex. With each child we meet we look and listen to how their past affects their present, reviewing closely the whole system…

Rubicon West Announce Changes To Vineyards Parking Rules

The Vineyards, Great Baddow – “More free parking for shoppers will follow clampdown on illegal parking..” The Rubicon West Group, owner of The Vineyards in the heart of Great Baddow, have confirmed that 2 hour free customer parking will be the key element of changes shortly to take place to the control of parking around…

Why Does Great Baddow Have So Many Mobility Scooters?

small mobility scooter

Seeing mobility scooters in Great Baddow is something to be proud of – it means that more elderly and less able people are getting out to the shops and being an active part of the community. We ask, and are they allowed to be on the paths and the roads, and why are there so many now?

Don’t Upgrade Your Phone Contract Before Reading This

mobile phone contract cost bargains savings

If your contract is coming to an end you may be considering renewing or moving service provider, especially if a free phone upgrade is part of the new deal. Before signing up for another two years – as most contracts now are – it could be worth considering your other options.

A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

puppy for Christmas

If you’re looking to invite a puppy or a dog into your home this Christmas, then it’s worth knowing that many breeders won’t be happy to sell to you unless they’re absolutely convinced that their pups will be going to a safe and secure home. As a responsible owner, all of these basic points should be met: