In a new feature the Epping Forest Guardian looks back at the biggest stories of the week.
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Here is our choice for this week:
Katy Short died on May 2 aged 16 after a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis.
Households and businesses were without water for most of the weekend after a water pipe burst.
Water was reportedly cut off to properties in Chigwell postcodes IG5, IG6, IG7 and IG8 after a leak in a Thames Water pipe in Vicarage Lane.
Epping Forest College’s Gavin King and and Susan Collins have spoken of their joy after funding was found for the £3,000 Allora 2 text-to-speech devices.
A proposal to axe lollipop people from outside schools across Essex has been ditched following strong public opposition.
Essex County Council hoped to make a £320,000 annual saving by axing crossing patrols.
Coppice Primary School in Manford Way, Chigwell, used the AcerMetric building system to construct the two-storey, 460sqm block.