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PICTURES: Lord Lieutenant of Essex opens First World War exhibition in Waltham Abbey

AN exhibition of photographs and memorabilia from the First World War at Waltham Abbey Town Hall has been officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Essex. PICTURES

TUBE STRIKE: How are you coping?

COMMUTERS have been speaking about their nightmare journeys as the Central Line is being affected by strike action.

Views sought on crime and disorder issues

EPPING Forest District Council's Community Safety Team is working to identify the district's priority crime and disorder issues.

Society's photo archive donated to museum

THE Epping Society has donated a collection of about 150 monochrome photographs of street views of buildings in Epping and Coopersale to Epping Forest District Museum.

Man arrested over dog stabbing and attempted stabbing of the Rottweiler's owner

A MAN has been arrested over the stabbing of a Rottweiler in Loughton and the attempted stabbing of the dog's owner.

GCSEs: Epping St John's celebrates results

STUDENTS at Epping St John's School have been celebrating their GCSE results.

Registration open for Santa Fun event

REGISTRATION is open for The Rotary Club of Roding's Santa Fun walk or run on Sunday, December 7.

M25 closed following lorry blaze

THE anti-clockwise M25 between junctions 27 (M11) and junction 26 (Waltham Abbey) remains closed following a lorry blaze.

Witness appeal after Rottweiler stabbed

POLICE are hunting a man who stabbed a Rottweiler dog and tried to stab his owner in Loughton.

GCSEs: Bancroft's delighted with results

BANCROFT'S School students have again produced a "very pleasing" set of GCSE results.

GCSEs: Braeside results "reflect hard work"

AN impressive set of GCSE results were achieved by girls at Braeside School, Buckhurst Hill.

GCSEs: Chigwell School student nets 12 A*s

CHIGWELL School GCSE students have been celebrating their exam results with Rhea Gupta achieving 12 A* grades.

GCSEs: West Hatch "proud" of students

WEST Hatch High School is celebrating another round of excellent GCSE exam results. PICTURES

GCSEs: Record results for Roding Valley

STUDENTS at Roding Valley High School have been celebrating a record set of GCSE results. PICTURE 1  PICTURE 2

GCSEs: Davenant celebrates exam results

STAFF and students at Davenant Foundation School have welcomed another excellent set of GCSE grades. PICTURES


Family Fun Day, Ridgeway Church, 36 Ridgeway,  Chingford (September 13). 
Events - What's On Diary

Rotary Club of Roding Santa Fun walk or run, Ashton Playing Fields, Chigwell Road, Woodford Bridge (December 7).
Events - What's On Diary

Valley Hill Kids Club and Nursery and St Michael's and All Angels Church. Charity Fun Day, St Michael's Church, Roding Road, Loughton (August 30).
Events - What's On Diary

JOB VACANCY: Accuro - Deputy Project Co-ordinator (Loughton Youth Group).
Jobs Page


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27 - Epping Forest District Council area plans sub-committee (west) agenda

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 - Ongar Town Council planning and environment committee agenda and full council agenda 

- Epping Forest District Council area plans sub-committee (south) agenda


A team from Debden Park High School has won the 2014 British Schools Karting Championships. Read more

Get active and have fun by taking part in free Sports in the Park sessions at the QEII Jubilee Field, Ongar, on August 14 and 21. Read more

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

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Official opening of First World War exhibition at Waltham Abbey Town Hall
(added August 22, 2014)
GCSEs: West Hatch High School
(added August 21, 2014)
GCSEs: Davenant Foundation School
(added August 21, 2014)
A-LEVELS: West Hatch High School
(added August 14, 2014)
A-LEVELS: Davenant Foundaton School
(added August 14, 2014)
Ongar Town Council allotment competition
(added August 11, 2014)
PGA in Essex supports The Dream Factory
(added August 7, 2014)
First World War Act of Remembrance, St Andrew's Church, North Weald
(added August 4, 2014)
Toot Hill Show
(added August 3, 2014)
Flower Festival - St Mary's Church,
Stapleford Abbotts
(added July 28, 2014)
Epping Festival
(added July 28, 2014)
High Beach Festival
(added July 21, 2014)
Lambourne Flower Festival
(added July 21, 2014)

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local releases issued by the 
Everything Local News
media service.

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Chigwell School
(updated August 21, 2014)
West Hatch High School
(updated August 21, 2014)
Roding Valley High School
(updated August 21, 2014)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated August 21, 2014)
Ongar Town Council
(updated August 20, 2014)
The Dream Factory
(updated August 17, 2014)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated August 10, 2014)
(updated July 23, 2014)
Epping Town Council
(updated July 23, 2014)
Hereward Primary School, Loughton
(updated July 21, 2014)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated July 18, 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)
Operation Market Garden 2014
(updated June 18, 2014)
Raymond Warner BEM
(updated June 15, 2014)
Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(updated June 2, 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)
Avon House Preparatory School
(updated March 12, 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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