The City Times

Local monthly magazine

Chelmsford The City Times is a free monthly community 32-page A4 full colour magazine which has been published since October 2013. It is written by local people and distributed via many pick-up points throughout Chelmsford, Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers, plus many other villages in the surrounding area. Some of the pickup points are in supermarkets in Chelmsford such as Tesco Springfield Road, Tesco Princes Road, Morrisons, Sainsburys and ASDA. It can also be found in Morrisons in Maldon, and Sainsburys and Asda in South Woodham Ferrers, along with many libraries, pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and other businesses throughout the Chelmsford region. It can also be picked up from outside Rayleigh Hi Fi, Allegro Music and Priest Brothers in Chelmsford High Street and the Co-Op supermarket on Bridge Street in Writtle. There are at least 10,000 printed copies monthly, along with an online version at

What Is in It?

The old Marconi New Street Works building

The City Times has articles and features including the following subjects:

Local history, news, local charity, food, gardening, events, beauty, fashion, music, children's articles and profiles about some of our advertisers and much more.

As well as monthly special articles and stories we hope you will be interested in reading. We also have letters page for you to share views. You can email us at as we would love to hear from you.


If you wish to write or contribute to the magazine please send an email to here.


Please let us know about your events for our what's on in page which lists many events including theatre, music, family events and more.

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