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Heart of Essex Awards at Hylands House on Tuesday evening hosted by Alan Woods
11/10/2016  Mayor Patricia Hughes and Jill Turner with winner 2nd place Violet Pace, Haven House


As we celebrate Volunteer Recognition Day we look back to last year when we were honoured to have sponsored the Essex Chronicle Heart of Essex Awards which celebrate and reward the inspiring community projects happening across our county. As a local company in Chelmsford, we are passionate about our county, which is why we continue ... Read more


Chelmsford City Racecourse picks up top industry prize for customer service!

Chelmsford City Racecourse has become the recipient of a top industry award for staff customer service. Alongside just four other racecourses, Chelmsford City was also awarded an Excellence Accolade in the Visitor Information & Signage category. The RCA Excellence Accolades, awarded jointly by the Racecourse Association and VisitEngland, aim to reward those who achieve exceptionally ... Read more

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Find out more about The Shires!

Last year the duo of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes became one of the UKs biggest breakout successes of 2015 after they released their debut album ‘Brave’ early in the year on Decca Nashville. The Shires have taken the support from industry tastemakers they received early on in their career and built it into radio ... Read more

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The Shires at Chelmsford City Racecourse this July!

Chelmsford City Racecourse is going a little bit Country this July when singing sensations The Shires perform! The Home Counties duo will take to the stage at the Racecourse following an evening of thoroughbred racing action. The Shires, aka Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes, are “spearheading a British country boom” according to the Daily Mail. ... Read more


Blue to perform after racing at Ladies Day this June!

Chelmsford City Racecourse can reveal that noughties pop legends Blue will perform live after racing at Ladies Day this Summer. The third annual Ladies Day, on the 22nd of June, is the most glamorous event in the Essex calendar and with the addition of Blue, it should prove to be an amazing event. Sip champagne ... Read more


Look out for your Golden Ticket in the Fairwood this February!

Book into the Fairwood Restaurant this February and you could be in with the chance to win some amazing prizes here at Chelmsford City Racecourse!   Look out for a Golden Ticket on your seat in the restaurant – if you find one on your chair, fill in the details and you will be entered ... Read more


Racing Post gives positive reaction to CCR plans

  This article is from the Racing Post today (11th January 2017). A shorter online version can be found here. Chelmsford City Racecourse is a major step closer to fulfilling ambitious dreams that will include a new turf track on the inside of the existing all-weather racing surface after planning permission was granted for a ... Read more


GIFT VOUCHERS – The perfect present this Christmas!

Struggling for present ideas? Can’t face a trip to the shops during the busy festive season? Don’t worry – Chelmsford City Racecourse has got you covered! We are now offering gift vouchers for 2017, the perfect gift for the horse racing fan in your life. Alternatively, these can be redeemed against restaurant bookings, so why ... Read more


12 Days of Christmas at CCR!

We’re giving away 12 incredible prizes this Christmas for the 12 days of Christmas – enter your details below for the chance to win! Each day, starting from Sunday 11th December, we will be giving away a fabulous prize! This culminates on the 12th day of Christmas, the 22nd December (our last fixture of 2016), ... Read more

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Tickets for January to March 2017 available now!

Tickets are now available for all our fixtures between January & March 2017. Start your new year with a bang by joining us at Chelmsford City Racecourse. We have 14 fixtures in the first three month of next year, with #ThursdayNightsUnderLights continuing – there’s just 2 Thursdays without fixtures until the end of March. We ... Read more