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EPPING: ReUse centre launches new van

THE Epping ReUse Centre has officially launched its new van to be used for the collection and delivery of furniture across the local area. PICTURES

LOUGHTON: Poet visits primary school

INSPIRATIONAL poet Chrissy Gittins visited Hereward Primary School, Loughton, as part of its annual Poetry Week.

LOUGHTON: International award for Davenant Foundation School

DAVENANT Foundation School has been awarded the British Council's prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

DISTRICT: Civic guests visit Gilwell Park

EPPING Forest District Council chairman Liz Webster celebrated the district’s link with scouting by hosting the annual civic lunch at Gilwell Park.

BUCKHURST HILL: Councillor highlights policing concerns

POLICING issues affecting Buckhurst Hill and the district as a whole have been raised with the Conservative candidate for next year's Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex election.

POLICING PLANS: Police stations to be sold

THE police stations in Epping, Ongar and Waltham Abbey are set to be sold while the front counter at Loughton is to close.

POLICING PLANS: MP "most concerned" over planned PCSO cuts

ONGAR MP Sir Eric Pickles is "most concerned" about the proposed cut in PCSOs across Epping Forest and Brentwood.

POLICING PLANS: YOUR VIEWS: Police station closures "disgraceful"

VISITORS to Everything Epping Forest's social media pages have been giving their reaction to the Essex Police announcement.

WALTHAM ABBEY: Plenty of entertainment at King Harold Day

SATURDAY sees this year’s King Harold Day in the Abbey Gardens, Waltham Abbey, with organisers promising old favourites and many new attractions too.


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West Hatch High School (summer 2015)
(issued July 17, 2015)
The Dream Factory (spring 2015)
(issued June 2, 2015)
West Hatch High School (spring 2015)
(issued May 20, 2015)
The Dream Factory (winter 2015)
(issued February 18, 2015)


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 - Epping Forest District Council cabinet

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 - Epping Forest District Council standards committee

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 - Epping Forest District Council area planning sub-committee (west) agenda

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 - Epping Forest District Council licensing committee agenda


The netball team at Avon House Preparatory School, Woodford Green, won the first St Joseph's Tournament. Read more

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Rev'd Noelle Taylor, priest-in-charge at St Martin's, Ongar, and St Peter's, Shelley, speaks about her installation and licensing service and her new role
(added September 9, 2015)

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Hereward Primary School
(updated October 8, 2015)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated October 8, 2015)
West Hatch High School
(updated October 5, 2015)
Roding Valley High School
(updated October 2, 2015)
Avon House Preparatory School
(updated September 30, 2015)
Epping St John's School
(updated September 29, 2015)
Debden Park High School
(updated September 28, 2015)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated September 25, 2015)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated September 23, 2015)
(updated September 22, 2015)
Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(updated September 22, 2015)

Jubilee Park, Love Lane, Ongar
(updated September 21, 2015)

Epping Town Council
(updated September 21, 2015)
Ongar Town Council
(updated September 15, 2015)
North Weald Bassett Parish Council
(updated September 8, 2015)
Slimming World (Epping group)
(updated August 23, 2015)
Chigwell School
(updated August 20, 2015)
Epping Forest Chamber of Commerce
(updated August 27,2015)

Thomas Willingale Primary School and Nursery
(updated July 24, 2015)
Affordable Counselling Epping Forest
(updated July 10, 2015)
Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society
(updated July 7, 2015)
Love Loughton
(updated July 7, 2015)
The Dream Factory
(updated July 6, 2015)
Loughton Town Council
(updated July 1, 2015)
Heart of Epping fundraising appeal
(updated June 15, 2015)
Boots Opticians, Loughton
(updated May 20, 2015)

Epping Forest Conservative Association
(updated March 3, 2015)
Caffe Nero
(updated March 1, 2015)
The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated February 3, 2015)
Morgan Lee-Stephens (charity Wing Walk)
(updated January 30, 2015)
Operation Market Garden 2014
(updated December 8, 2014)
St John's Church, Epping
(updated December 3, 2014)
414 (Epping & North Weald) Squadron ATC
(updated November 18, 2014)
Louise Fowler / Vicki Michelle (I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!)
(updated November 14, 2014)
Rotary Club of Roding
(updated August 30, 2014)

Epping Forest District Sixth Form Consortium
(updated July 14, 2014)

Councillor Valerie Metcalfe
(updated July 10, 2014)
Ongar and District Healthcare
League of Friends
(updated July 9, 2014)

Raymond Warner BEM
(updated June 15, 2014)
Charity Tour de France cycle ride
(updated April 25, 2014)
Robert Halfon MP
(updated April 17, 2014)
Ongar Club for the Handicapped
(updated April 8, 2014)
M25 Business Centre, Waltham Abbey
(updated February 10, 2014)
John Yates
(updated January 6, 2014)
St Clare Hospice
(updated June 28, 2013)
Copped Hall Trust
(updated June 16, 2013)

The Ongar Surgery
(updated April 4, 2013)
Epping Forest Business Forum
(updated February 21, 2013)
Jason Steggall (Comic Relief)
(updated February 5, 2013)
Ongar Christmas lights switch-on
(updated December 3, 2012)
Theydon Bois Primary School
(updated October 15, 2012)
Rotary Club of Epping

(updated October 8, 2012)
Family Care Counselling Service
(updated August 16, 2012)
Jubilee 'Party in the Park' in Ongar
(updated May 21, 2012)
Alfie D (Live and Unsigned competition)
(updated February 23, 2012)
West Hatch High School 2012 Sports Ball
(updated January 22, 2012)
St Martin's, Ongar and St Peter's, Shelley
(updated November 29, 2011)
Grange Farm Centre Trust
(updated November 23, 2011)
Ongar Patients' Forum
(updated August 12, 2011)
North Weald branch, Royal British Legion
(updated May 26, 2011)
Alexander Crossley's Peru trek
(updated February 26, 2011)


African drumming at Jubilee Park family fun day
(added August 1, 2015)
The UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry performs at Hereward Primary School
(added May 8, 2015)
Eleanor Laing's speech after retaining the Epping Forest seat with an increased majority
(added May 8, 2015)

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Epping ReUse Centre launches new van
(added October 8, 2015)
Goddard Veterinary Group staff visit Avon House Preparatory School
(added September 30, 2015)
Dahlicious Day at Avon House School, Woodford Green
(added September 29, 2015)
Epping St John's School open day
(added September 29, 2015)
Rotary Club of Epping Copped Hall fun runs
(added September 27, 2015)
Flower festival - All Saints' Church, Norton Mandeville
(added September 19, 2015)

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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated February 3, 2015)
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Many thanks for your messages.

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Congrats! - Waltham Abbey county councillor Ricki Gadsby
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