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Cause of house fire under investigation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sheriden Dorigo

5:03pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Sheriden Dorigo wanted by police.

£6k worth of cigarettes stolen in shop raid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shanna and Victoria at the finish line

8:03am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Haven House benefits from marathon efforts.

Warning over Easter traffic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Man assaulted twice in Waltham Abbey

2:52pm Monday 14th April 2014

Two attacks within an hour.

New bus route to start

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: North Weald Airfield

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

Lizzie Chamberlain to honour husband's wish.

Driver charged after pensioner death

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A wild death cap mushroom.

2:26pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Sabina Prus found guilty of breaching forest bylaws

Waltham Abbey food festival announced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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.






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