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Chelmsford, city, England


city (1991 pop. 91,109), county seat of Essex, SE England. It is a market center (especially for cattle) for the surrounding agricultural district. Manufactures include electrical equipment, radios, ball bearings, rope, and agricultural equipment. Other industries are milling and malting. A Roman town on this site was excavated in 1849. The first wireless telegraph broadcasting service began there in 1920.

Chelmsford, town, United States


(chĕmz`fərd, chĕlmz`–), town (1990 pop. 32,383), Middlesex co., NE Mass.; inc. 1655. Once a lumber and textile town, Chelmsford is largely residential with light industries.


a city in SE England, administrative centre of Essex: electronics, retail; university (1992). Pop.: 99 962 (2001)
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Jeremy Bates, head of the national business space agency at Savills, comments: Following the success of Savills through-out the East of England we believe now is the time to introduce a commercial team in Chelmsford, dedicated to the Essex market, to further augment our presence and service offer, both in the region and nationally.
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The recent Chelmsford municipal election on April 5 saw the Planning Board chairman, who publicly defended the granting of the 8 special permits, ousted by a substantial margin.
The Chelmsford defence again gave way under heavy Newport pressure and a mistake by Erkan Okay provided Kevin Cooper with a shooting chance from 25 yards which the former Cardiff City player took with style.
There was no respite for Chelmsford after the break and following a Rose free kick on 74 minutes Paul Cochlin extended the lead.
11-2 Chelmsford, Havant &W, 10 AFC Wimbledon, 12 Hampton, 14 Bromley, Braintree, Eastleigh, Newport, 16 Fisher, 18 Bath City, 20 Bishop's S, 25 Worcester, 33 St Albans, Team Bath, Welling, Maidenhead, 40 Hayes & Y, Dorchester, Thurrock, 50 Basingstoke, Weston-s-M, 100 Bognor.
Celebrity Big Brother star Preston, who performed with his band The Ordinary Boys at Chelmsford yesterday said he thought the ex-Smiths singer's voice was "the best it has been in his life".
Hightown could face Chelmsford again in the final at the Old Loughtonians Club in Essex on Sunday, May 9, should the latter side win their play-off against Canterbury.
Despite spending the majority of the 90 minutes firmly entrenched in Chelmsford territory, the Knitters were unable to break down their opponents, who had defender Simon Clarke in goal for the second period following an injury to Paul Nicholls on the stroke of half-time.
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The next evening Devils were up against a strong Chelmsford team who are on course for a top-two finish in the league and looking for title honours.
She enjoyed growing up with two older brothers Dale and Alan Guenard, while spending time on their family farm in Chelmsford.