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PUBLIC NOTICE: Road closure, Forest Drive, Theydon Bois (Friday, November 28)

PUBLIC NOTICE: Road closure, Forest Drive, Theydon Bois, November 28, 2014 (4.30pm-9pm) for Christmas market.
For the public notice click here

The 2015 Everything Epping Forest calendar

Orders are being taken for the 2015 Everything Epping Forest calendar which features pictures of 2014 events. 
For more details click here

EEF news updates via Facebook and Twitter

Latest local news updates are posted on Everything Epping Forest's Facebook page and group and on Twitter @eefnews.

PICTURES: Spooky goings-on at Caffe Nero

SPOOKY goings-on have been spotted at Epping's Caffe Nero branch as staff dress up for Halloween.
For pictures click here

Second fire on houseboat in three days

A JOINT fire and police investigation will take place into the cause of a second fire on the same houseboat moored at Roydon Marina in three days.

MP supports microchipping campaign

EPPING Forest MP Eleanor Laing supported the Dogs Trust charity showcased its www.chipmydog.org.uk website.

Police appeal for information over crowbar attack by lorry driver on moving lorry

POLICE are appealing for information over an incident which resulted in a driver hit another lorry with a crowbar as the vehicles were driven at 50mph.

Hospice seeks volunteers for new shop

ST Clare Hospice is recruiting volunteers for its new shop in Loughton High Road.

Crews tackle mobile home blaze

THREE fire crews spent an hour tackling a blaze which engulfed a mobile home in Curtis Mill Lane, near Passingford Bridge, Stapleford Tawney.

The Ongar Academy appoints headteacher

DAVID Grant, deputy headteacher at Herts and Essex High School and Science College, has been appointed headteacher of The Ongar Academy.

Pumpkin Plod raises 10,000

THE first fancy dress Pumpkin Plod walk raised 10,000 for Haven House Hospice.

Accuro celebrates 30th anniversary

A SPECIAL event has been held to mark the 30th anniversary of local charity Accuro.

Casualty rescued after car overturns

FIRE crews have released a casualty from a car after a vehicle overturned in a two-vehicle collision in Alderton Hill, Loughton.


Waltham Abbey Community Craft Event, Waltham Abbey Town Hall, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey (November 11).
Events - What's On Diary

Christmas Market, Stapleford Abbotts Village Hall, Stapleford Road, Stapleford Abbotts (November 30). 
Events - What's On Diary

Epping Church Choirs Association's 'Christmas Reflections', St John's Church, Epping (December 19).
Events - What's On Diary

Chapel End Savoy Players concert, St Anne's Church Hall, 200 Larkshall Road, Chingford, (November 8).
Events - What's On Diary

Rotary Club of Loughton, Buckhurst Hill and Chigwell hosting An Evening with Charlotte Jaconelli and the Modality Youth Singers, St Mary's Church, High Road, Loughton (November 22). Events - What's On Diary

National Trust Woodford & District Centre meetings (November and December).
Events - What's On Diary


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 - Epping Forest District Council cabinet agenda

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 - Loughton Town Council planning and licensing committee agenda

- Epping Forest District Council full meeting agenda 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10 - Epping Forest District Council overview and scrutiny committee agenda


Chigwell School's Under-14s girls' hockey team will represent Essex in the regional finals in Bedford  after being runners-up in the Essex tournament. Read more

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Mark Cavendish's wife talks about the Tour de France
(added June 29, 2014)

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Halloween at Caffe Nero, Epping
(added October 30, 2014)
King Harold Day
(added October 11, 2014)
Roding Valley High School open evening
(added October 9, 2014)
Rotary Club of Epping Copped Hall fun runs
(added October 5, 2014)

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local releases issued by the 
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Eleanor Laing MP
(updated October 29, 2014)
(updated October 28, 2014)
Ongar Town Council
(updated October 27, 2014)
Chigwell School
(updated October 26, 2014)
Roding Valley High School
(updated October 23, 2014)
West Hatch High School
(updated October 21, 2014)
Debden Park High School
(updated October 20, 2014)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated October 20, 2014)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated October 9, 2014)
Rotary Club of Epping
(updated October 7, 2014)
Hereward Primary School
(updated October 2, 2014)
Avon House Preparatory School
(updated October 2, 2014)
Epping Town Council
(updated September 28, 2014)
The Dream Factory
(updated September 24, 2014)
The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated September 7, 2014)
Operation Market Garden 2014
(updated September 2, 2014)
Rotary Club of Roding
(updated August 30, 2014)

Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(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)

Love Loughton
(updated July 8, 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)

Epping Forest Chamber of Commerce
(updated April 23, 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)

Family Care Counselling Service - newsletter (December 2011)

Epping Forest District Neighbourhood Watch Executive Committee

The committee was established in 2011 to provide an information point and support for Neighbourhood Watch groups in the Epping Forest district.

For more information, ring 01992 561530 or email efdnWatch@hotmail.co.uk 

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Annual General Meeting minutes (meeting, August 21, 2012) click here

Annual General Meeting minutes (meeting, September 17, 2013) click here

News from the Neighbourhood Watch Committee click here (added July 2012)


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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated September 7, 2014)
M25 Business Centre, Waltham Abbey
(updated February 10, 2014)

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