In the press

Our work for and with the Waltham Abbey community is regularly covered in the local press. This is a selection of links to news items in the Epping Forest Guardian.


Would you support a school uniform exchange? (30/09/2018)

Residents asked if they want electric car charging stations (11/08/2018)

The RSPCA are appealing for witnesses following the duck’s death (29/05/2018)

Lee Valley Park parking permits will be introduced (22/03/2018)

Waltham Abbey Town Council inspired by Blue Planet II (13/03/2018)

Potential plans to subsidise two bus routes in Waltham Abbey after Essex County Council’s cuts (14/02/2018)

Dave Plummer is organising a litter picking group in Waltham Abbey (05/02/2018)

A Green Party activist is campaigning against a retirement complex in Waltham Abbey (29/01/2018)

McCarthy & Stone have outlined plans to build retirement accommodation in Waltham Abbey (12/01/2018)


Cutting 250 and 251 buses “shows a complete disregard” to anyone who can’t drive, say campaigners in Epping (24/08/2017)

Cutting the 251 bus will force people to spend £300 a month on taxis (13/07/2017)

Plans to cut Debden and Waltham Abbey bus routes a ‘major concern’ (12/06/2017)

Authorities blame each other for cuts to bus route through Debden (22/03/2017)


Has poor transport made you leave your job in Epping Forest? (30/08/2016)

Bus routes in Epping Forest to see fare increases while facing potential cuts (12/08/2016)

Epping Forest Green party opposes parliamentary bus bill (20/06/2016)

Late intervention forces second vote on controversial Royal Gunpowder Mills plan (21/04/2016)

Council officer recommends go-ahead for PGL proposals for Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey (13/04/2016)


Waltham Abbey Town Council holding public meeting on future of the Royal Gunpowder Mills (24/11/2015)

Royal Gunpowder Mills exhibition aims to end ‘gunpowder plot’ fears (07/10/2015)

Help house refugees, Epping Forest campaigners urge council (07/09/2015)

Green Party opposes development appeal despite ‘desperate’ housing need (03/08/2015)

Campaigner claims reduced service for 505 bus route is not good enough (07/04/2015)

Petition fighting 505 route closure rapidly gains signatures (03/04/2015)