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VOTE 2015: Election page launched

Everything Epping Forest's VOTE 2015 page features news on  the General Election and local town and parish council elections on Thursday, May 7 click here

EPPING: Dream Factory official charity partner for Duke of Essex Polo

THE Dream Factory charity is the official charity partner for the Duke of Essex Polo event on Saturday, July 11.

THEYDON BOIS: Police seek owners of suspected stolen property

POLICE want to find the owners of recovered property believed to have been stolen from cars in the Theydon Bois area.

LOUGHTON: All set for charity fun run

LOUGHTON Town Council's sixth annual charity fun run will be supporting Oak View School.

CHIGWELL: Students attend Oxbridge day

YEAR 12 students at West Hatch High School attended an academic 'stretch day' hosted at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

LOUGHTON: Chance to vote for special trees

LOUGHTON Town Council has launched the 'Loughton Special Trees' project to find which trees matter most to local people.

EPPING: Cheque presented to air cadets

A CHEQUE for £300 has been donated by the Epping & Theydon Garnon Joint Charities to the 414 Air Cadet Squadron.

NORTH WEALD: Parish council awards

NORTH Weald Bassett Parish Council will present its annual Citizen of the Year award at the Annual Parish Assembly.

EPPING: Awards at annual town meeting

THE annual Civic Awards and Allotment Awards will be presented at Epping Town Council's Annual Town Meeting at Epping Hall on Friday, March 13 (8pm).

DISTRICT: Council seeks committee member

EPPING Forest District Council is seeking to appoint a new co-opted member to its Audit and Governance Committee.

LOUGHTON: Police talk at town meeting

A TALK on local policing issues will be given by Chief Inspector Denise Morrissey at Loughton Town Council's town meeting.

NORTH WEALD: Council's views on plans

NORTH Weald Bassett Parish Council has renewed its objections to proposals to develop land at the Harlow Gateway South site, off the A414 London Road at Hastingwood.

EPPING: Police renew appeal over fight

THREE men hurt during a fight in Epping High Street are recovering from their injuries.

DISTRICT: Conservatives elect new chairman

GRANGE Hill district councillor Gagan Mohindra has been elected chairman of Epping Forest Conservative Association.

LOUGHTON: Creative Arts evening

STUDENTS at Roding Valley High School, Loughton, put on a Creative Arts Evening. PICTURES

NORTH WEALD: Council's media service

NORTH Weald Parish Council has launched a media service to keep people informed about its news.

NAZEING: Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

A CYCLIST suffered a broken collarbone when he was involved in a hit-and-run collision in Nazeing.

Bringing you the news 
before it happens

EEF WEEKLY brings you the news from the Epping Forest district before it happens by highlighting what is going on in the next seven days.

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2015: 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)


Three Valleys Male Voice Choir concert, St Mary the Virgin Church, Church Lane, Stapleford Abbotts (May 16).
Events - What's On Diary

Plant sale, St Mary the Virgin Church, Church Lane, Stapleford Abbotts (May 9). 
Events - What's On Diary

St Clare Hospice's 10k race (April 12).
Events - What's On Diary

Chapel End Savoy Players present Gilbert & Sullivan's 'The Gondoliers', Deaton Theatre, Forest School, Snaresbrook (May 28-31).
Events - What's On Diary

Papillon Book Club meets at Papillon Restaurant, Chigwell (April 30).
Events - What's On Diary

Ongar Music Club concert, Budworth Hall, High Street, Ongar (April 24).
Events - What's On Diary


MONDAY, MARCH 9 - Epping Forest District Council cabinet agenda

TUESDAY, MARCH 10 - Epping Forest District Council's finance and performance management scrutiny panel agenda

TUESDAY, MARCH 10 - Epping Town Council planning and general purposes committee agenda and council meeting agenda


Members of the Waltham Abbey-based Shotokan Karate will be taking part in a Kata Marathon in memory of a former member. Read more

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February 21  February 14  February 7  January 31  January 24  January 17  January 10  January 3

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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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media service.

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The Dream Factory
(updated March 6, 2015)
West Hatch High School
(updated March 6, 2015)
North Weald Bassett Parish Council
(updated March 5, 2015)
Epping Town Council
(updated March 5, 2015)
(updated March 3, 2015)
Epping Forest Conservative Association
(updated March 3, 2015)
Roding Valley High School
(updated March 3, 2015)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated March 1, 2015)
Caffe Nero
(updated March 1, 2015)
Chigwell School
(updated February 28, 2015)
Jubilee Park, Love Lane, Ongar
(updated February 20, 2015)

Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(updated February 20, 2015)

Avon House Preparatory School
(updated February 20, 2015)
Heart of Epping fundraising appeal
(updated February 15, 2015)
Debden Park High School
(updated February 14, 2015)
Hereward Primary School
(updated February 9, 2015)
The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated February 3, 2015)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated January 30, 2015)
Morgan Lee-Stephens (charity Wing Walk)
(updated January 30, 2015)
Ongar Town Council
(updated January 25, 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)

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 

For the committee's constitution click here

For the Epping Forest Neighbourhood Watch website click here

Why not set up a Neighbourhood Watch scheme where you live? click here

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)


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


Roding Valley High School Creative Arts evening
(added March 3, 2015)
Loughton Town Council civic service
(added March 1, 2015)
Art exhibition at Chigwell School
(added February 28, 2015)

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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated February 3, 2015)
M25 Business Centre, Waltham Abbey
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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 
Congratulations, David. I think you can honestly say it's a case of 'The boy done good!' May you continue to do so - Annette Chesher, Loughton
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