A controversial block of flats which would block sunlight to church windows will be voted on this evening . The Royal Mail group has applied to demolish its former Loughton office, close to Morrison's in the High Road, and replace it with a six-storey building.
MP Robert Halfon has called for an urgent inquiry into money being spent on consultants after the Princess Alexandra Hospital was rated "inadequate". The Harlow hospital, which cares for many people in Epping Forest, received the rating from the Care Quality Commission in a report published last week.
Hosted by Chingford's 105-year-old running club, the Orion Harriers, the event schoolchildren from across the borough to take on a mile-long cross country course on the Chingford Plains on Saturday . She added: "This event has been hosted by Orion for over 25 years now and we are delighted to see how it has grown over the years.
Officers from Essex Police used a battering ram to smash open the door at the flat in Trotwood, Chigwell, in the Limes Farm estate, at about 2pm. After the raid, witnessed by the Epping Forest Guardian , one large knife and a smaller blade were taken away by the officers.
Despite containing only half the required amount of "affordable" housing and accusations that it would be "in stark contrast to the character and appearance of the surrounding area", planners have recommended the Royal Mail group is given permission to demolish its former Loughton office and build the flats. Despite the criticisms, officers from Epping Forest District Council have recommended councillors approve the plans at next Wednesday's planning meeting.
Beds are overflowing and staff are "struggling to cope" at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, which has been placed in special measures. The Harlow hospital has been rated as "inadequate" by the Care Quality Commission in a new report, which found NHS trust bosses were disconnected and unaware of many issues in the wards.
A new group has vowed to "forget politics", look beyond their own back yards and form a People's Plan for the future of Epping Forest. Last night , about 30 people met under the banner of Save Epping Forest in response to the Epping Forest District Council draft Local Plan.
Except TBH a dinner of mash, salmon, and milk at an Essex pub doesn't really sound like us in the alternate reality where we have the fame and fortune of Justin Bieber. And yet that was precisely the meal chosen by the international pop star last week at The Kings Oak hotel in Epping Forest.