Witnesses sought to Waltham Abbey farm theft

This Is Local London: Former homeless mother made MBE

1:54pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Epping police are appealing for witnesses to a theft at a farm in Waltham Abbey.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

This Is Local London: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in London will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Scooter club complete decade of donations

This Is Local London: Foresters Scooter Club and children at Whipps Cross Hospital

10:03am Thursday 24th April 2014

Foresters Scooter Club deliver Easter eggs and presents to Whipps Cross hospital on Good Friday every year

Woman to live on £1 a day to highlight poverty

This Is Local London: Woman to live on £1 a day to highlight poverty

9:34am Thursday 24th April 2014

Chelsea Camp, from Loughton, has set herself the challenge of living five days ‘Below the Line’ as part of the UNICEF anti-starvation campaign.

Music for Lunch recitals begin

This Is Local London: Waltham Abbey Church

7:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

The summer season of Waltham Abbey Church’s Music for Lunch recitals begins on April 26.

Epping woman behind new World Cup song

7:28am Thursday 24th April 2014

We’ll Do It Again features a host of celebrities including Simon Cowell, Jonathan Ross, Jamie Oliver and Gary Lineker

Town council objects against plans to change Clintons into iCandy

This Is Local London: Epping High Street now

7:01am Thursday 24th April 2014

Epping Town Council has objected to plans which will see Clinton Cards turned into an iCandy store.

Pupil raises £500 for Dream Factory

This Is Local London: Epping St. Johns school pupil Molly Curtis with Avrill Mills

2:43pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A pupil at Epping St John’s School has singlehandedly raised £500 for charity The Dream Factory.

Police seek couple after Waltham Abbey theft

This Is Local London: Police seek couple after Waltham Abbey theft

2:34pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Police have released CCTV images of a couple they want to speak to in connection with a theft from the Co-op in Waltham Abbey.

Man sought after cash machine theft

This Is Local London: Police want to talk to this man in connection with the theft

1:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man withdrew £100 but forgot to take the money

Speaking Out: Steven Neville on environmental issues

This Is Local London: Steven Neville is urging people to save energy and money

11:42am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Steven Neville is running the Green Fair at the Loughton Festival and discusses how to reduce your carbon footprint

Lack of school places blamed on migrating Londoners

This Is Local London: 32 children have been unable to attend Staples Road Primary School

11:33am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Chris Pond feels a new school may be needed if the problem continues.

Patriotic shop owners call for St George's Day celebration

This Is Local London: Manager, Sally King and Sue Olateru of Lanes

10:43am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Shop owners of Epping are calling on the town to put more effort into celebrating St George’s Day.

Worshippers scatter as car drives through Easter procession

This Is Local London: Rev. Paul Walker at Epping Green Chapel

8:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Epping Walk of Witness was disrupted when a car drove straight through the procession.

Safety to be improved on road over M25

This Is Local London: M25 traffic chaos as seen in Waltham Abbey

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A £200,000 scheme will see embankments stabilised and barriers replaced

Escaped murderer and health worker due in court

This Is Local London: Lerone Boye escaped from a mental health unit

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The trial of a health worker accused of helping a convicted killer escape from a mental health unit is due to start today.

Three generations help run new clothes shop

This Is Local London: Lauren Healey with daughter Lottie modelling a dress

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Lauren Healey opened Lottie Lou after struggling to find children's clothes in her town

Shop owner's business left in ruins after burglary

This Is Local London: Shop burglary part of county-wide crime

2:13pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The owner of a shop burgled last Friday says he is in a state of shock after his business was left in ruins.

Teenagers charged with attack on schoolboy

This Is Local London: Nathan Innes-Harrero after the attack

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Nathan Innes-Harrero underwent surgery to save his sight after the attack.

Three-mile egg hunt attracts biggest crowd of the year

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11:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Epping Ongar Railway had its busiest day of the year

Darth Vader and Stormtroopers make Easter party a success

This Is Local London: The Dream Factory Easter party received 500 donated chocolate eggs

11:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Actress Vicki Michelle and former boxer Colin McMillan support event

Festival programme announced

This Is Local London: People in fancy dress during the parade at a previous Debden Day

10:19am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Debden Day is in its 14th year

Youngsters turn firefighters

This Is Local London: Members of Yip Yop Youth, Ellie and Murray with the hose reel

9:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Charity arranges trip to see work of firefighters

Funeral date confirmed for plane crash victim

This Is Local London: Crash scene: Picture courtesy of Essex Fire and Rescue Service

7:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Simon Chamberlain was a married father of one from Harlow.

Cause of house fire under investigation

This Is Local London: Fire fighters rescue baby locked in house

2:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Neighbour reported smoke pouring from home.

Police release image of wanted man

This Is Local London: Sheriden Dorigo

5:03pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Sheriden Dorigo wanted by police.

£6k worth of cigarettes stolen in shop raid

This Is Local London: Waltham Forest's promotion hopes suffered a setback

10:36am Saturday 19th April 2014

Around £6000 worth of cigarettes stolen.

Heavy traffic on M25 at Waltham Abbey

This Is Local London: Queuing traffic westbound on the M4 between J27 and J28 (5208029)

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Heavy traffic is affecting motorists travelling anticlockwise on the M25, according to traffic reports.

Easter bunny visits nursery

This Is Local London: Nursery gets a visit from Easter bunny

10:59am Thursday 17th April 2014

Children at Sunshine Nursery enjoyed a visit from the Easter Bunny yesterday.

Two trapped after M25 collision

This Is Local London: Fire crews tackled a car fire in Bringsty.

7:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

Firefighters cut crash victims free

New changing rooms for bowls club ladies

This Is Local London: Mayor Will Breare-Hall opens the new changing rooms

4:55pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The ladies of Epping Bowls Club will no longer have to 'bump bottoms' after new changing rooms were opened.

Children's charity founder injured in Arctic sledding incident

This Is Local London: Avril Mills outside the Ice Hotel in Sweden during her Arctic trip

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Avril Mills sustained bruised ribs after coming off her dog sled in the Actic

False reporting accused given crown court date

This Is Local London: Chelmsford Crown Court

2:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Nicola Benson is charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice

Man robbed by car gang

This Is Local London: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

1:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

White Samsung Galaxy phone stolen by three men

Woman accused of 'right to buy' fraud

This Is Local London: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

2:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sarah-Jane Foster accused of buying house at huge discount after false claim.

Tour de France business seminar

This Is Local London: The cost of staging  the Tour de France has increased

12:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

One Epping Forest is hosting a free seminar to help businesses maximise their profit-making opportunities when The Tour de France comes to the district.

Travelling entertainers looking for new members

This Is Local London: John Dudman,80, started the group 38 years ago

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cab-hoo-ary has been touring Essex for 38 years performing for free

Employee accused of stealing more than £12,000

This Is Local London: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

11:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Alpha Jollah is charged with six counts of theft

Runners raise £40k for children's hospice

This Is Local London: Shanna and Victoria at the finish line

8:03am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Haven House benefits from marathon efforts.

Warning over Easter traffic

This Is Local London: Heavy traffic on M25 near Oprington

7:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

M25 and M11 to be hit by holiday traffic.

Increased taser use prompts closer monitoring of officers

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5:18pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Tasers were used 152 time last year by Essex police

Ongar arts centre holds primary school workshop

This Is Local London: Pupils listening to 'Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers’

4:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Zinc Arts, a charity based in Chipping Ongar, organised a workshop with pupils from a primary school in Waltham Forest to perform a new theatre production.

Threatened shopkeepers fear further abuse

This Is Local London: Abbey Off-licence owner Ray Morrell

3:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Shopkeepers say they fear customer abuse after a shopowner was assaulted twice within an hour.

Speaking Out: Norma Green on youth employment opportunities

This Is Local London: Norma Green

2:59pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Norma Green, chairman of the Youth Employment Strategy Partnership, discusses what the organisation is doing to get young people into work

Big screen to show Tour de France in Olympic Park

This Is Local London: Visitors at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

1:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Fans can watch English stages of this year's race.

Karate clubs raise money for hospices

10:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Children and instructors take on challenge for charity.

Families meet farm's spring arrivals

This Is Local London: Visitors admire the new born lambs

12:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Children and adults got to feed new born lambs and recently hatched chicks

Community cinema could become regular event

This Is Local London: In August services will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays

8:59am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A total of 80 people attended recent screening.

Woman in court accused of falsely reporting crimes

This Is Local London: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

7:38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Nicola Benson is charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice

By-election triggered by councillor's resignation

This Is Local London: Gavin Chambers (Left) passed the title of chairman to Aniket Patel, last night

5:37pm Monday 14th April 2014

Gavin Chambers has served on the parish council since 2009



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