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WALTHAM ABBEY: Woman pizza delivery driver attacked by two men

A WOMAN pizza delivery driver was attacked by two men in Waltham Abbey.

ONGAR: Council to send condolences to Margaret Buxton's family

ONGAR Town Council is to send its condolences to the family of Margaret Buxton who died last Saturday.

ONGAR: Status sought for footpath

RESIDENTS of the Sally Lunn estate are seeking 'registered footpath status' for the path linking the estate with the High Street.

ONGAR: Best decorated house competition

IF you will be decorating the outside of your home this Christmas then enter the best decorated home competition being run by Ongar Town Council in conjunction with local news and information website Everything Epping Forest.

LOUGHTON: Pudsey joins Rotary collection

PUDSEY was on hand to help members of the Rotary Club of Roding with a street collection for Children in Need.

EPPING: Cadets prepare for show

MEMBERS of the 414 Epping and North Weald Air Cadets squadron have been rehearsing their 'Epping's War' musical.

CHIGWELL: Students hold fashion show

STUDENTS at West Hatch High School, Chigwell, took to the catwalk to show off their GCSE designs. PICTURES click here

ONGAR: "Unbelievable" motorists

TWO cars were stranded in flood water at Hallsford Bridge, Stondon Road, Ongar. PICTURE 1 PICTURE 2  PICTURE 3

MORETON: Events at The Nags Head

A QUIZ night and race night are being held at the Nags Head pub, Moreton, for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

LOUGHTON: Party for elderly residents

SIXTH form students at Davenant Foundation School will host a Christmas party with entertainment for local elderly residents.

PICTURES: The Dream Factory ball

COMEDIAN and actor Terry Alderton was among the celebrities supporting The Dream Factory's Monte Carlo-themed ball.
PICTURES click here

WALTHAM ABBEY: Business centre success

THE M25 Business Centre in Waltham Abbey has become a bustling hub with over 160 jobs based there.

WALTHAM ABBEY: Woman dies after crash

A MAN has been arrested over a road crash on Sewardstone Road in which a woman died.

ONGAR and NORTH WEALD: Call for zebra crossing road marking improvements

A CALL has been made for white lining at zebra crossings in Ongar and North Weald to be repainted.

DISTRICT: Council to review "erratic" road closure signage

ESSEX County Council is to review how it manages road closures and 'road closed' signage following comments from local town and parish councils.

DISTRICT: Last chance to nominate top citizens for district council honours

THE closing date for nominations for Epping Forest District Council's Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year is approaching.

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The first edition will be circulated on December 1.


Riding Lights Theatre Company perform Goose Chase, Loughton Methodist Church, High Road, Loughton (December 5). 
Events - What's On Diary


MONDAY, DECEMBER 1 - Epping Forest District Council cabinet agenda

MONDAY, DECEMBER 1 - Loughton Town Council's planning and licensing committee preceded by a pre-application presentation by the architect on a proposal for the former gardens of Debden Hall agenda

- Epping Forest District Council district development control committee agenda

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 - Loughton Town Council resources and general services committee agenda

- Epping Forest District Council licensing sub-committee agenda

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 - Waltham Abbey Town Council special meeting and policy and resources committee

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 - Epping Forest District Council licensing committee agenda


Three Chigwell School pupils will represent the Independent Schools FA national representative sides at the Football Association's St George's Park. Read more

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Epping Forest Investors in Young People Business Awards - Iain Duncan Smith MP and Eleanor Laing MP
(added November 13, 2014)

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MP Eleanor Laing at the controls of a digger at Waltham Abbey flats site
(added November 14, 2014)

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Avon House School nativity characters
(added November 28, 2014)
West Hatch High School fashion show
(added November 25, 2014)
The Dream Factory Monte Carlo ball
(added November 23, 2014)
Epping Forest Investors in Young People Business Awards
(added November 13, 2014)
Remembrance Sunday - Epping
(added November 9, 2014)

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local releases issued by the 
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Ongar Town Council
(updated November 26, 2014)
The Dream Factory
(updated November 25, 2014)
The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated November 23, 2014)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated November 23, 2014)
(updated November 21, 2014)
Chigwell School
(updated November 18, 2014)
414 (Epping & North Weald) Squadron ATC
(updated November 18, 2014)
Avon House Preparatory School
(updated November 17, 2014)
West Hatch High School
(updated November 16, 2014)
Louise Fowler / Vicki Michelle (I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!)
(updated November 14, 2014)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated November 14, 2014)
Heart of Epping fundraising appeal
(updated November 12, 2014)
Roding Valley High School
(updated October 23, 2014)
Debden Park High School
(updated October 20, 2014)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated October 20, 2014)
Hereward Primary School
(updated October 2, 2014)
Epping Town Council
(updated September 28, 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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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)


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The Nags Head, Moreton
(updated November 23, 2014)
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 
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Happy birthday - Buckhurst Hill parish and district councillor Gavin Chambers


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