A forum for requesting and disseminating information and views about living in, visiting or being a descendant from Essex. Contributions are welcome from people who live, work or study in the county, or have an interest in the county.
The odd spelling of Essex is deliberate to prevent the sex spam picked up by the string "sex" in uk.local.essex.
Suppliers of goods and services relevant to the county of Essex in the UK may post an invitation to visit their web site or request details. It should be of four lines or fewer and not posted more than once every 3 months. The subject line should begin "
ADVERT:", except for vacancy adverts, when it should begin "
Note that the advertising of widely-available goods or services is *not* relevant in this context, and that most uk.local.* groups have restrictions on advertising, or prohibit it. Cross-posted adverts, where allowed, must meet the requirements of the charters of *all* groups involved.
Posts must be readable as plaintext. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted messages are prohibited. To see how to make your newsreader comply with this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html>.
uk.local.essx The county of Essex, England