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COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to the Extreme Torque Show on North Weald airfield

Everything Epping Forest and Everything Harlow have ten family tickets to the Extreme Torque Show on North Weald Airfield (Sunday, May 3, and Monday, May 4) to be won. 
For details go to the April 19 articles on the
news page

VOTE 2015: Keep up-to-date with the election campaign news on the VOTE 2015 page

Everything Epping Forest's VOTE 2015 page features news on the General Election in the Epping Forest, Harlow and Brentwood and Ongar constituencies and the district, town and parish council elections on Thursday, May 7 click here

CHIGWELL: Former student into BGT live shows

FORMER West Hatch High School student Michael McNeish is through to the live semi-finals of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent with his dance group BoyBand.

EPPING: Funding boost for ReUse Centre

THE Epping Forest ReUse Centre has received £10,000 in funding.

HIGH BEACH: Man robbed of Rolex watch

A MAN was punched in the face and knocked to the ground while in the car park of the Kings Oak Hotel, High Beach. While on the floor the man, aged in his 30s from Ilford, was held down and his black and silver Rolex watch worth several thousand pounds was stolen.

NORTON HEATH: Four men injured as car hits tree

POLICE are appealing for information after four men were injured when a car hit a tree on the A414 at Norton Heath.

LOUGHTON: Mayor's fun run

ABOUT 100 people turned out for the sixth Loughton Town Mayor's fun run which this year supported Oakview School. PICTURES

EPPING: Hospice trustee and medical centre boss set for London Marathon

ST Clare trustee Debbie Bodhanya will be among 13 runners taking part in the London Marathon to raise money for the hospice.

VOTE 2015: General Election hustings

A HUSTINGS with Epping Forest general election candidates will be held at St John's Church, Epping, on Thursday, April 23 (8pm) Questions should be emailed to hustings2015@gmail.com by April 20.

EPPING: Bowls club launches new season

THE new season at Epping Bowls Club was launched with a visit from mayor Barbara Scruton. PICTURE 1  PICTURE 2.

EPPING: Man loses teeth and suffers fractured cheekbone in High Street assault

A MAN lost two front teeth and suffered a fractured cheekbone when he was punched and kicked by a group of men in Epping.

EPPING: Town council presents awards

FREDDY Limer, who served on four councils since first being elected in 1965, has been made a Freeman of the Town by Epping Town Council. Meanwhile Epping and District Royal British Legion branch secretary John Duffell received the Townsperson of the Year award. PICTURES

WALTHAM ABBEY: Man jailed for "atrocious" driving on Crooked Mile

A MAN has been jailed for four years and given a ten-year driving ban for "atrocious" driving on Crooked Mile.

WOODFORD GREEN: Christopher Biggins becomes hospice ambassador

TELEVISION personality Christopher Biggins.is Haven House Hospice's second celebrity ambassador.

LOUGHTON: Man in court over drugs plot

A LOUGHTON man has appeared in court charged in connection with a plot to import and supply class A drugs.

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before it happens

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2015: April 13-19  April 6-12  March 30-April 5  March23-29  March 16-22  March 9-15  March 2-8  February 23-March 1  February 16-22  February 9-15  February 2-8  January 26-February 1  January 19-25  January 12-18  January 5-11

2014: December 15-21  December 8-14  December 1-7

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The Dream Factory (winter 2015)
(issued February 18, 2015)


General Election hustings with Epping Forest candidates, St John's Church, Epping (April 23). Events - What's On Diary

80th anniversary flower festival and craft fair, St Winifred's Church, Manor Road, Chigwell (May 23-25). Events - What's On Diary

Life drawing/painting workshop, Buckhurst Hill Community Association, Bedford Hall, Westbury Road, Buckhurst Hill (May 9).
Events - What's On Diary

Playground At Theydon Spring Fair (May 2).
Events - What's On Diary


TUESDAY, APRIL 21 - Epping Forest District Council council agenda

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 - Epping Forest District Council area planning sub-committee (west) agenda

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 - Lougjhton Town Council agenda

THURSDAY, APRIL 23 - Epping Forest District Council asset management and economic development cabinet committee agenda

MONDAY, APRIL 27 - Epping Forest District Council's overview and scrutiny committee agenda


An 11-year-old student at West Hatch High School has won a gold medal in gymnastics while representing the UK in an international competition.  Read more

(with Radio Forest)

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For  earlier 2015 bulletins, click on the links April 11  April 4  March 28  March 21  March 14  March 7  February 28  February 21  February 14  February 7  January 31  January 24  January 17  January 10  January 3

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Hereward Primary School music teacher Alex Larke speaks about being chosen as the UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry
(added March 11, 2015)
A van driver speaks about being stopped during 'Surround A Town' police operation
(added January 28, 2015)
Sgt Gary Hills talks about the 'Surround A Town' police operation
(added January 28, 2015)

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local releases issued by the 
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(updated April 18, 2015)
Ongar Town Council
(updated April 17, 2015)
Thomas Willingale Primary School
(updated April 17, 2015)
North Weald Bassett Parish Council
(updated April 17, 2015)
West Hatch High School
(updated April 16, 2015)
Epping Town Council
(updated April 15, 2015)
Eleanor Laing
(updated April 14, 2015)
Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(updated April 14, 2015)

Jubilee Park, Love Lane, Ongar
(updated April 13, 2015)

The Dream Factory
(updated March 31, 2015)
Avon House Preparatory School
(updated March 28, 2015)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated March 27, 2015)
Debden Park High School
(updated March 23, 2015)
Heart of Epping fundraising appeal
(updated March 17, 2015)
Roding Valley High School
(updated March 12, 2015)
Hereward Primary School
(updated March 11, 2015)
Chigwell School
(updated March 10, 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)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated October 20, 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)

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)


For archive e-editions (April 2012 to July 2014) click here


Eleanor Laing at Waltham Abbey flats site
(added November 14, 2014)

For earlier video news items click here


Loughton town mayor's fun run
(added April 19, 2015)
Epping mayor's 'At Home' - presentation of Freeman of the Town award and Townsperson of the Year award
(added April 17, 2015)
Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society spring show
(added April 11, 2015)
Avon House School - Mad Hatters tea party
(added March 28, 2015)
Avon House School - Easter Bonnets
(added March 27, 2015)
Ongar Town Council Citizen of the Year awards
(added March 25, 2015)
Avon House School - 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' and 'The Piper'
(added March 25, 2015)
West Hatch High School Dance Show
(added March 24, 2015)
Roding Valley High School GCSE Music concert
(added March 20, 2015)
Mothering Sunday tea - St John's Church, Epping for Heart of Epping appeal
(added March 17, 2015)
Avon House School Mothers Day tea
(added March 16, 2015)
MP Eric Pickles at Jubilee Park, Ongar
(added March 13, 2015)
Roding Valley High School - 'My Fair Lady'
(added March 12, 2015)

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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated February 3, 2015)
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Everything Epping Forest celebrated its sixth anniversary on November 17, 2014.
Many thanks for your messages.

Congratulations - Duncan Phillips, commercial, residential sales and lettings, Waltham Abbey
Congrats! - Waltham Abbey county councillor Ricki Gadsby
Happy EEF birthday. Well done, you've done incredibly well! - Dennis Wood, Magdalen Laver 
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Congratulations David. You have done very well - Joan Yates, Theydon Bois
Congratulations, David - I am sure it will go from strength to strength - Buckhurst Hill and Loughton South county councillor Valerie Metcalfe 
Happy birthday - Buckhurst Hill parish and district councillor Gavin Chambers