Church warden jailed for £5m fraud

This Is Local London:

7:30am Friday 31st October 2014

Former investment banker 'preyed on closest friends'.

Lorry driver is rammed off the road on busy motorway

This Is Local London:

3:31pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Drivers clash in M11 drama.

ASBO reggae fan evicted from home

This Is Local London: eviction notice

11:35am Thursday 30th October 2014

A woman who was spared jail after defying a ban on playing loud music has been evicted from her home.

Claims of neglect at historical site

This Is Local London:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Volunteer raises concern over treatment of important artifacts.

Results of King Harold's remains search delayed

This Is Local London:

4:14pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The results of the initial ground scan in the search for King Harold's remains have been delayed.

MP backs dog chipping campaign

This Is Local London:

11:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MP has backed a campaign to microchip dogs so they can be returned to their rightful owners.

Council launches creativity awards

This Is Local London: Flags werev flown at half mast outside the Epping Forest District Council offices in High Street, Epping

10:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

Epping Forest District Council are giving those aged 13 to 25 the opportunity to receive funding to help improve a talent or interest in the arts.

Project to research Whipps Cross war years

This Is Local London: Whipps Cross Hospital.

9:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Whipps Cross University Hospital, which has served the community for more than 100 years, is to be the subject of a research project looking at the war years.

Three bailed after multiple stabbing near primary school

This Is Local London:

2:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Three men have been released on police bail after three people were stabbed behind a primary school.

Suspected gang member arrested in phone scam probe

This Is Local London: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

8:25am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A suspected member of a gang which is believed to have targeted vulnerable people in a phone scam has been arrested in Waltham Forest.

Plaque to honour 'forgotten' soldiers

This Is Local London:

12:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Investigation launched into unexplained omission.

Street light switch-off hours challenged

This Is Local London:

8:02am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A challenge has been launched to the controversial decision to switch off street lights overnight, amid claims the public’s safety is being compromised.

Quad bike crash rider's condition improves

This Is Local London:

7:24am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The 30-year-old was left in a critical condition following a three-vehicle collision.

Firefighters tackle mobile home blaze

This Is Local London: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Firefighters spent an hour tackling a blaze which had completely engulfed a mobile home.

New academy names principal

This Is Local London:

12:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

David Grant will run the new Ongar secondary.

Police warning for Halloween

This Is Local London:

2:18pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Essex Police have issued a statement warning party-goers that Halloween is ‘not an excuse for anti-social behaviour’.

Woman to raise cash for care charity

This Is Local London:

2:14pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A woman is repaying a charity that helped her and her dogs when she fell ill.

New charity shop to open

This Is Local London: Hospice awarded £50,000 grant

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Shop to raise funds for hospice.

Council searching for community heroes

This Is Local London:

11:48am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Nominations are now open for an award that recognises contribution to the community.

Artists invited to event

This Is Local London:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Free event to include demonstrations.

Quiz night fundraiser for hospice

This Is Local London: Hospice awarded £50,000 grant

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Event in aid of St Clare Hospice

Hospital care probe launched following sudden death of teenager

This Is Local London:

4:19pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

An investigation has been launched at Whipps Cross University Hospital following the sudden death of a teenager.

Opposition grows to proposed greenbelt housing

This Is Local London:

3:13pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Developer's representative vows to appeal if plans for 45 homes are rejected.

Hundreds of wall tributes to sudden death boy

This Is Local London:

11:50am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Hundreds of tributes have been added to a wall in memory of 14-year-old Karlysle Bryan, who died after collapsing in the street last week.

Landlord calls for unity to tackle drugs and violence

This Is Local London:

1:40pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Green Dragon owner outlines measures taken to deal with drug problem in the area.

Pivotal sports club vote postponed on technicality

This Is Local London:

9:10am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Lawyers say meeting would be 'invalid'.

Bid for large housing development on historic greenbelt land

This Is Local London:

7:50am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Proposal to build 45 homes and amenities submitted.

'No work required' on roads criticised by TV star

This Is Local London:

1:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Inspectors who checked two roads after TV star Bradley Walsh criticised their condition on national television have said no repair work is required.

Disability charity celebrates 30th anniversary

This Is Local London:

5:16pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

More than 90 families, staff, friends and supporters of Accuro celebrated the anniversary last week.

Man cut free from overturned car following collision

This Is Local London: LOUGHTON: House fire

4:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A man and a woman were hospitalised after a car was overturned following collision.

Students reject voting at 16

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Surprise result during college debate chaired by MP.

Dance pupils learn tricks of the trade

This Is Local London:

2:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The West End stage came to West Hatch High School on Saturday, with a day of dancing for boys aged 6-11.

MP calls on district schools to teach CPR

This Is Local London:

3:03pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The Epping Forest MP is urging people to join and assist in increasing the number of people trained in life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Charity to celebrate anniversary with fundraising ball

This Is Local London:

10:55am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Proceeds to support Rhys Daniels Trust's Home from Home appeal

Church to host bereavement fundraiser

This Is Local London: Waltham Abbey Church

4:08pm Monday 27th October 2014

A church is hosting a fundraiser to help those suffering from bereavement.

Council issues poster to keep trick or treaters at bay

This Is Local London:

3:47pm Monday 27th October 2014

A district council has issued a poster for residents to display in windows if they want to keep Trick or Treaters at bay this Halloween.

Golf society raises cash for riding trust

This Is Local London:

1:17pm Monday 27th October 2014

A riding trust which works with people who have special needs received a £1,150 donation from members of a golf society.

Houseboat blaze at luxury marina

This Is Local London: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

12:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

Firefighters spent over an hour tackling a blaze on a canal boat moored at a luxury marina.

New church community centre plans submitted

This Is Local London: NOW: St John's Church in Epping

10:09am Monday 27th October 2014

Outline planning permission being sought.

Charity quiz raises £560 for new van

This Is Local London:

9:28am Monday 27th October 2014

Epping Forest ReUse Centre hoping to improve service.

Thousands raised in memory of classmate

This Is Local London:

8:37am Monday 27th October 2014

School pupils help to raise thousands in memory of classmate.

Firefighters set to strike

This Is Local London: Wyvern Club Fireworks Display

8:03am Monday 27th October 2014

Families being advised to attend organised Halloween or bonfire events as firefighters plan four-day walk-out.

Planning applications for Epping Forest

This Is Local London:

8:34am Sunday 26th October 2014

A summary of planning applications submitted to Epping Forest District Council in the week up to October 24 are listed below.

Don't judge Rod Stewart impersonator

This Is Local London:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Comments about rock star's lookalike were hurtful, say readers

Speaking Out: Vernon Gurtner on pioneering stem cell research

This Is Local London: Vernon Gurtner

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A disabled Waltham Abbey resident has spoken of the pioneering therapy that allowed a paralysed man to be able to walk again after transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

Speaking Out: Peter Burke on the search for King Harold's remains

This Is Local London:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Peter Burke of Chigwell is speaking out about the recent hunt for King Harold's remains.

TV star Bradley Walsh blasts potholes in Epping Forest

This Is Local London:

3:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

Actor, comedian and game show host said roads in Chigwell and Theydon Mount were "shockers" when he appeared on BBC One's The One Show.

Reader's letter: Sorry to everyone I've insulted, especially Craig Revel Horwood

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

Reader makes public apology for past offences

Editor's View: Why ban smoking when alcohol is costing us billions?

This Is Local London: A man drinking beer

1:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

Alcohol related crime costs us £11 billion a year in policing costs.

Missing 14 year old girl returns home

This Is Local London: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 14-year-old girl who had been missing from Monday has returned home police have said.

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