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

This Is Local London: POLICE Taser 1_27.JPG

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

Slimmers lose pounds to raise money

This Is Local London: The rate of child obesity is increasing.

3:59pm Monday 14th April 2014

A group of four women raised £600 and lost almost 46lbs in six weeks

Shopworker 'attacked twice after ID requests'

This Is Local London: Man assaulted twice in Waltham Abbey

2:52pm Monday 14th April 2014

Two attacks within an hour.

New bus route to start

This Is Local London: The new of fleet of heritage buses will run four times a day every weekend and Bank Holiday, stopping at Chipping Ongar and North Weald.

2:01pm Monday 14th April 2014

The new of fleet of heritage buses will run four times a day every weekend and Bank Holiday, stopping at Chipping Ongar and North Weald.

Motorcyclist in hospital after collision with car

This Is Local London: Police at the scene of a crash between a motorbike and a car

1:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

Roads expected to remain closed for some time.

Night-time light switch-off 'insidious threat'

This Is Local London: Fanum House, the Basingstoke headquarters of the AA

11:35am Monday 14th April 2014

Concerns over accident rates in unlit streets.

NHS creates new opportunities for public involvement

This Is Local London: NHS charging proposals slammed

7:56am Monday 14th April 2014

The NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG) has created new opportunities for local people to get involved in their health service.

Image of woman sought over driving offences released by police

This Is Local London: Image of woman wanted in Epping Forest area released by police

7:17am Monday 14th April 2014

Kim Thompson failed to attend court after being charged with driving with excess alcohol.

Public backing for new academy

This Is Local London: The town council says the sign needs work to bring it back to its original condition.

7:09am Monday 14th April 2014

Almost 1,000 people supported the proposal during a public consultation, with only 12 registering their opposition.

Community cricket club on the verge of closure

This Is Local London: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Financial woes due to low membership and high insurance costs.

Freedom of Information requests criticised by council leader

This Is Local London: So far this year Essex County Council has received 750 FoI requests

9:30pm Sunday 13th April 2014

The Conservative group leader criticised requests on issues such as "apocalypse zombies" and the "number of public loos in Essex".

Youngsters learn about creepy crawlies

This Is Local London: Irena, Nick and Conrad Souroup during the Forest Families Minibeasts event

5:42pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Children aged five to 11 enjoyed a day out in the forest

Hundreds flock to society's Spring show

This Is Local London: First Prize for Brenda Bailes in the Easter cake  category

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Over 100 hundred people flocked to the Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society Spring Show yesterday.

'Sugar junkies' rehabilitated at farmhouse workshops

This Is Local London: Susy Harrison  is helping so-called ‘sugar junkies’ with workshops offering healthy alternatives.

2:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

Company offers diet alternatives for working mothers.

Six-year-old organises own fundraising event

This Is Local London: Oscar Edwards wanted to raise money for sick children

12:32pm Friday 11th April 2014

Oscar Edwards raised £40 for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Wife of killed pilot to open tea room

This Is Local London: North Weald Airfield

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

Lizzie Chamberlain to honour husband's wish.

Driver charged after pensioner death

This Is Local London: Emelie Buckner

10:52am Friday 11th April 2014

Josh Benjamin has been charged with causing death by careless driving after Emelie Buckner's death

Man guilty of repeated assaults on woman

This Is Local London: Former St Ambrose teacher accused of historic sexual abuse appears in court

9:30am Friday 11th April 2014

Raffaele Palmarelli will be sentenced in May

Carbon monoxide safety measures urged

This Is Local London: The tricks to saving energy – and your cash

8:10am Friday 11th April 2014

Residents are being urged to take safety measures against a potentially deadly gas.

Parents warned as scarlet fever rates rise

This Is Local London: Publih Health England launches initiative

4:41pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Parents in London and Essex are urged to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever among their children after a rapid spike in cases nationally.

Initial plans for new Jack Silley Pavillion revealed

This Is Local London: An architect's impression of how the new pavilion may look.

4:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Initial designs for the new Jack Silley Pavilion have been unveiled by Epping Town Council.

Ongar cubs see plans for new rock climbing area

This Is Local London: Members of 3rd Ongar Cub Scouts with Steve Elliott, from Park Leisure, showing them how high the rocks will be when the climbing area is installed.

3:44pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Ongar Cub Scouts had a chance to see plans for a new rock climbing facility in the town’s Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee play area.

Woman fined for picking forest mushrooms

This Is Local London: A wild death cap mushroom.

2:26pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Sabina Prus found guilty of breaching forest bylaws

Waltham Abbey food festival announced

This Is Local London: Waltham Abbey food festival

1:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Waltham Abbey Town Council is holding a Food Festival on Sunday May 25th as part of a series of events throughout the year.

Hunt for suspected attacker

This Is Local London: Jamie Wernham is being sought by police suspected of assault

8:07am Thursday 10th April 2014

Female victim suffered fractured cheekbone after being repeatedly kicked in the head.

Council rejects Twitter call for lane pedestrianisation

This Is Local London: Epping High Street

7:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

Twitter campaign calls for end of rat-run.

Wanted brothers arrested

This Is Local London: Daniel Witham from Kent is 26 years old

4:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Daniel Witham will appear in court tomorrow.

Man admits £115 theft of flu medication

This Is Local London: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

2:02pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Lee Roberts will be sentenced next month.

Ongar council organise litter clear up

This Is Local London: Litter pick in on Saturday

12:58pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Ongar Town Council has organised litter picking sessions as part of a plan to improve the local environment.

'Miracle' dog treks six miles home

This Is Local London: Charlie Moss and Jane Prior with Archie.

12:38pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Beagle Archie was missing for 16 hours before finding his way home across dangerous terrain to Loughton.

Council launches blue plaque scheme

This Is Local London: The new blue plaque, the 34th to be installed by Loughton Town Council.

10:49am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Epping Town Council will launch a blue plaque scheme, commemorating famous people connected to the town.

First council homes for 30 years approved

This Is Local London: An artist impression of the houses in Roundhills

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

First phase of £4million scheme to build 120 homes given go-ahead.



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