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Runners supporting breast cancer unit

FITNESS instructor Elaine Taylor is training for the Royal Parks Half-Marathon to raise money for the local breast cancer unit that treated her.

Debden Park High School launches email media service with Everything Local News

DEBDEN Park High School has launched an email media service to keep people informed about its news and events.

Police investigate two knifepoint robberies

DETECTIVES are investigating two knifepoint mobile phone robberies in Loughton. 

Go-ahead given for The Ongar Academy

THE go-ahead has been given for The Ongar Academy to open in September 2015.

Christmas Day lunch invitation

ANYONE in the Epping area who will be alone on Christmas Day is being invited to join a festive lunch gathering.

PICTURES: MP lays foundation stone

A FOUNDATION stone for a bungalow being built in Epping has been laid by Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing. PICTURES

Cancer survivor completes rowing challenge

A CANCER survivor has completed a 150-mile row along the River Thames, ten months after a bone marrow transplant.

MP receives Chigwell street lights petition

MP Eleanor Laing has received a petition calling for Chigwell's street lights to be turned back on at night.

Four trolleys recovered during litter pick

FOUR shopping trolleys were among the items found during Ongar Town Council's latest litter pick.

St Clare Hospice to open Loughton shop

ST Clare Hospice is to open a shop in Loughton High Road next month.

Rotary club run to support Haven House

THE Rotary Club of Epping Copped Hall fun run will be supporting Haven House Hospice.

PICTURE: Theydon Oak receives rose bowl

THE Theydon Oak pub has won Epping Town Council's Epping in Bloom rose bowl for the second time in three years. PICTURE


Theydon Bois Drama Society, Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois (October 23-25). Events - What's On Diary

St John's Church Choir concert, St John's Church, St John's Road, Epping (October 18). Events - What's On Diary

Forest Philharmonic Orchestra concerts, Walthamstow Assembly Hall (October 12 and November 30). 
Events - What's On Diary

JOB VACANCY: Buckhurst Hill Parish Council - Clerk to the Council / Responsible Financial Officer. Jobs Page


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 - Epping Forest District Council area plans committee (west) agenda

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6 - Epping Forest District Council cabinet agenda

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7 - Epping Forest District Council licensing committee agenda

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8 - Epping Forest District Council licensing committee agenda and district development control committee agenda


Pupils from Davenant Foundation School visited Twickenham when they were invited to train with London Saracens coaches. Read more

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

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Laying of foundation stone for Margaret Road bungalow, Epping
(added September 30, 2014)
Epping St John's School open day
(added September 27, 2014)
Roding Valley High School Day of Dance
(added September 26, 2014)
Avon House School - Macmillan Coffee Morning and Dahlicious Dress Up Day
(added September 26, 2014)
West Hatch High School Years 7 and 8 Sports Awards
(added September 25, 2014)

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Debden Park High School
(updated September 30, 2014)
Rotary Club of Epping
(updated September 30, 2014)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated September 30, 2014)
Ongar Town Council
(updated September 29, 2014)
Epping Town Council
(updated September 28, 2014)
The Dream Factory
(updated September 24, 2014)
Hereward Primary School
(updated September 22, 2014)
West Hatch High School
(updated September 17, 2014)
Chigwell School
(updated September 15, 2014)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated September 15, 2014)
(updated September 8, 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)

Roding Valley High School
(updated August 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)
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)
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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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated September 7, 2014)
M25 Business Centre, Waltham Abbey
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