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Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

75-year-old car salesman officially opens Nando's

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Joe Higgins was given a free meal by staff.

Horticultural society to hold annual show

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cheam & Cuddington Horticultural Society's Summer Show

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Coopersale Horticultural Society will present a wide range of exhibits next Saturday.

Park receives prestigious award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Green Flag award was given to Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve last week.

Junior club go on the search for park wildlife

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:55am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The children's club were searching for newts and butterflies in the park yesterday.

Daughter appeals for information a year after war medals stolen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A daughter has pleaded for help to find £35,000-worth of her late parents’ belongings, including her father's war medals, which were stolen by burglars so she can finally “lay their memory to rest”.

Park visitors warned to stay out of water

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Visitors to Lee Valley Regional Park will be asked to leave if they are caught swimming in lakes or rivers.

Four schools to offer sixth forms next year

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Debden Park School

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The move will mean an additional 594 sixth form places for Epping Forest District.

Church to mark outbreak of Great War

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WALTHAM ABBEY: Spotlight on abbey church

7:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A candlelit vigil with Great War themed poetry and music will take place on August 4 at 9.30pm in Waltham Abbey Church.

Navy veteran to receive French Legion of Honour for D-Day role

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:12am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harold Thain served on a destroyer sent to clear the channel of U-Boats.

Applications open for the Gannett Foundation grants

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Grants between £5,000 and £10,000 will be given to projects based in the areas covered by the East London and West Essex Guardian Series.

Residents and businesses invited to turn out lights to mark start of Great War

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Flags werev flown at half mast outside the Epping Forest District Council offices in High Street, Epping

11:54am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The nationwide event will take place on Monday between 10pm and 11pm.

School seeking to establish alumni network

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Davenant Foundation School in Chester Road, Loughton.

10:31am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Former Davenant Foundation School pupils asked to get in touch.

New bishop consecrated at cathedral

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A football supporting bishop has been ordained in a ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Afternoon tea for cancer charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:59am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Woodredon Riding School in Waltham Abbey hosted the event which raised £685.

Man charged in connection with shopkeeper killing case

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shammi Atwel was pushed under a lorry after trying to protect his wife and business

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Police have charged a seventh man in connection with the death of a businessman killed trying to defend his livelihood.  

Spurs' foundation launches new development centre

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Striker Emmanuel Adebayor wearing Spurs foundation shirt for Sunday's game

2:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

The partnership will see an elite squad formed and entered into national competitions

Woodland plot placed on market

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Bluebells in Claybury Woods, Woodford Green

1:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

Land valued at £350,000

Festival goers dress up to commemorate war dead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:04am Monday 28th July 2014

Residents enjoyed exhibitions, classic cars and a drone display

Green-fingered villagers show their talents

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:26am Monday 28th July 2014

A total of 12 prizes were awarded to entrants

Pictures of the week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

Guardian chief photographer Ken Mears picks his favourite shots of the week

Harassment accused wanted by police

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Police have renewed an appeal for information to trace a wanted man.

Festival goers to remember war dead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: I Love Epping festival in full swing

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

There will be chances to climb aboard the Tresor Paris bus, marvel at a supercar and a vintage Rolls Royce

Park authority boasts award winning green spaces

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Green Heritage accolade also awarded to historic site

Stories of the week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Here is a selection of the week's best stories from the Epping Forest Guardian. Click on the text to read more...

Latest planning applications

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The district council offices in Epping High Street.

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Planning applications submitted to Epping Forest Council up to July 18

Driver arrested after pedestrian injured in early morning collision

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A pedestrian has been hospitalised with head injuries following a collision with a car in Loughton this morning. 

Collision between car and pedestrian closes road

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A road in Loughton has been closed by Essex police after a serious road accident involving a car and a pedestrian. 

Building evacuated in thunder storm "chaos"

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

Ceilings collapse at office building and car is crushed by tree

TOWIE-themed fish and chip shop wins battle to keep name

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:38am Friday 25th July 2014

The Only Way Is Fish was threatened with legal action by Lime Pictures.

Correction: Hitchcock's Blackmail to be shown at Walthamstow Assembly Hall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:41am Friday 25th July 2014

Correction: Blackmail is showing at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow and not Orford House Social Club, which was incorrectly printed in our newspaper.

'Hundreds more traveller sites needed in Essex to meet demand'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The new travellers site beside the A406.

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

An estimated 786 new sites needed by 2033.

Hospital trust's £16.5m deficit under scrutiny

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Princess Alexandra Hospital has a planned deficit of £11.5m this year

Legal threat after reports of youths terrorising neighbourhood

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Flags werev flown at half mast outside the Epping Forest District Council offices in High Street, Epping

7:43am Friday 25th July 2014

Claims young people climb onto residents' balconies and abuse shopkeepers.

Teenager charged over scam

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: PHONE THREATS: Scam callers can turn nasty

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Abu Syed, 18, charged in connection with scam on elderly Buckhurst Hill man.

Council to improve sports centre to encourage users

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: bowls - cxz

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Town council to take over lease in February

Couple's engagement plans cancelled due to sewage flooding

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Lee Emery and Danielle Fenn could face six months out of their home

Nigerian artist marks 100 days since schoolgirls kidnapping

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Epping Forest was chosen as it was evocative of the forest where the girls were last seen

Weekly 350-mile round trip for award winning fishmonger

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Ian McClean comes from Grimsby every Monday to sell fish in Essex

Schoolboy racers claim top prize

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:28am Thursday 24th July 2014

Ben Green, Olliver Longshaw and Jaiden Fenton won the British Schools Karting Competition

School and homes plan for former Spurs training ground

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans for school for children with autism.

'Firecar' deployed to reduce road collisions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:06am Thursday 24th July 2014

The 'Firecar' will be used to engage with young drivers

Hospital trusts referred to government over debt

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: King George Hospital

8:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust faces closer Whitehall scrutiny after improvement plan deemed inadequate.

Pupils go on 'sensory safari'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

Students encouraged to use all five senses to explore their surroundings

Lanes to reopen after fuel spillage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Highways Agency expect all lanes to reopen at 4.30pm

Third hospital death inquest without jury 'unthinkable'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Carmel Bloom died following a routine operation in 2002

3:08pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The third inquest into the death of Carmel Bloom has been recommended to be heard without a jury due to complex medical evidence

Car and lorry collide on M25

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Two lanes are closed on anticlockwise carriageway after fuel spil

Co-op joins Sainsbury's in bid for new store

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Local residents and buisnesses are unhappy about plans proposed for a Sainsbury's local and six flats on the old Church Hill Car Park in Loughton.

12:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Co-op will contact residents about the plans shortly

Pupils create award winning safety posters

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:19am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Winners received £100 vouchers and the school was awarded £200 for books

Seventh arrest in shopkeeper killing case

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shammi Atwel was pushed under a lorry after trying to protect his wife and business

8:03am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Shammi Atwal was killed after trying to defend his business from robbers.






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