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WOODFORD BRIDGE: Lunch raises £1,300 for Dream Factory charity

A LUNCH at La Sala, Woodford Bridge, raised £1,300 for The Dream Factory charity.

LOUGHTON: Names to be added to memorial

SEVERAL names are to be added to the Loughton War Memorial on Kings Green following research by Loughton Town Council.

DISTRICT: Award for youth councillor

EPPING Forest youth councillor Jaymey McIvor has won the Making a Difference Award as part of the British Youth Council's 2015 Youth on Board Awards.

EPPING: Sun shines on Town Show

FEARS that the Epping Town Show could be spoilt by early morning rain were soon lifted as the sun shone on the Stonards Hill recreation ground. PICTURES

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CHIGWELL: Speech Day and Summer Ball

NOVELIST, screenwriter, short story writer and Old Chigwellian Michael Marshall Smith was the guest at Chigwell School's Speech Day.

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LOUGHTON: MP visits "magnificent" giant Epping Forest map

EPPING Forest MP Eleanor Laing visited the "magnificent" Epping Forest Map which was displayed at Loughton Library. 

DISTRICT: Schools compete in district athletics championships

ATHLETES from five of the district's secondary schools have competed in track and field events at the annual District Sports championships. PICTURES

ONGAR: Woman recounts airgun shootings

A WOMAN has recounted to councillors the moment she was hit by an air gun pellet and when, on another occasion, she found her cat shot dead on allotments in Ongar.

CHIGWELL: Students show off their work

FOURTEEN West Hatch High School students have taken part in the school's first Creative Showcase.

LOUGHTON: Two arrested over break-in

TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle following an incident in Loughton.

EPPING: School appoints new headteacher

THE current Associate Principal of Mark Hall Academy, Harlow, is the new headteacher of Epping St John's School.

ABRIDGE / CHIGWELL: Golf day success

THE Abridge Ladies Golf Group raised £22,000 for local charity Revitalise when it held a golf day at Abridge Golf Club.

EPPING: Yoga teacher holding prize giveaway

YOGA teacher Amy Bramble is celebrating the success of her yoga blog and classes by running a 100-prize give-away.

LOUGHTON: Still time to enter 'It's A Knockout' as part of Community Day

THERE is still time to enter a team for the ‘It's A Knockout’ challenge, part of Loughton Town Council's Community Fun Day at Jessel Green, Debden, on Sunday, July 19 (11am-4pm).

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The Dream Factory (spring 2015)
(issued June 2, 2015)
West Hatch High School (spring 2015)
(issued May 20, 2015)
The Dream Factory (winter 2015)
(issued February 18, 2015)


French Market, Epping High Street (July 11).
Events - What's On Diary

Farmers Market, High Road, Loughton (August-November). 
Events - What's On Diary

North Weald Airfield Community Day (July 12). Events - What's On Diary


MONDAY, JULY 6 - North Weald Parish Council planning agenda and council agenda

- Epping Forest District Council asset management and economic development cabinet committee agenda

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8 - Loughton Town Council resources and general services committee agenda

- Ongar Town Council Extraordinary meeting agenda

- Epping Forest District Council standards committee agenda

TUESDAY, JULY 14 - Epping Forest District Council licensing sub-committee agenda


Colebrook U12 girls will represent the South East of England in the finals of a national tournament. Read more

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Service to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Rev'd Geoffrey Connor's ordination
(added June 20, 2015)
The UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry visits Hereward Primary School, Loughton
(added May 8, 2015)

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The Dream Factory
(updated July 6, 2015)
Eleanor Laing MP
(updated July 5, 2015)
West Hatch High School
(updated July 3, 2015)
Loughton Town Council
(updated July 1, 2015)
North Weald Bassett Parish Council
(updated June 30, 2015)
Epping Town Council
(updated June 29, 2015)
Roding Valley High School
(updated June 27, 2015)
Jubilee Park, Love Lane, Ongar
(updated June 27, 2015)

Avon House Preparatory School
(updated June 22, 2015)
Chigwell School
(updated June 20, 2015)
Thomas Willingale Primary School and Nursery
(updated June 19, 2015)
Loughton Music Academy
(updated June 19, 2015)
Heart of Epping fundraising appeal
(updated June 15, 2015)
Ongar Town Council
(updated June 8, 2015)
(updated June 1, 2015)
Boots Opticians, Loughton
(updated May 20, 2015)

Buckhurst Hill Parish Council
(updated May 19, 2015)

Hereward Primary School
(updated May 9, 2015)
Davenant Foundation School
(updated May 8, 2015)
Debden Park High School
(updated March 23, 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)
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)


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The UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry performs at Hereward Primary School
(added May 8, 2015)
Eleanor Laing's speech after retaining the Epping Forest seat with an increased majority
(added May 8, 2015)
Returning officer Glen Chipp announces the 2015 Epping Forest general election result
(added May 8, 2015)

For earlier video news items click here


Epping Town Show
(added July 5, 2015)
Chigwell School Summer Ball
(added July 5, 2015)
Chigwell School Speech Day
(added July 5, 2015)
District schools' athletics championships
(added July 4, 2015)
West Hatch High School Creative Showcase - Extended Research Project
(added July 3, 2015)
Epping in Bloom raised flower beds, Tower Road green, Epping
(added June 29, 2015)
Thornwood Festival
(added June 28, 2015)
Flower festival, St Mary's Church, Stapleford Tawney
(added June 28, 2015)
Healthy Living Week at Avon House School
(added June 22, 2015)

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The Nags Head, Moreton
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Everything Epping Forest celebrated its sixth anniversary on November 17, 2014.
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Congrats! - Waltham Abbey county councillor Ricki Gadsby
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