Latest News

Countdown to Christmas

Published: 10 Nov 17

Countdown to Christmas - Fun for all the family - Santa carriage rides - Craft Stalls - Live entertainment! Read More...

World Polio Day

Published: 24 Oct 17

To mark the success of the End Polio Now campaign, Loughton Rotary Club has donated 1,000s of crocus corms to local organisations. Read More...

Loughton Bus Garage

Published: 11 Sep 17

The latest blue heritage plague was unveiled in July 2017. We thank Theresa Walstow for providing additional information. Read More...

Christmas card competition 2017

Published: 3 Sep 17

Enter our 2017 competition for a chance to win one of four £25 gift vouchers. An opportunity to show off your artistic talents. The overall winner's card design will be made into the Council's official Christmas card. Open to all ages. Closing date 1 November. Read More...

We’re on the move!

Published: 21 Jul 17

The Town Council's offices are moving to Loughton Library. Read More...

Mindless Vandalism

Published: 18 Jun 17

The new outdoor table tennis table on the Willingale Road playing field has been badly damaged. Read More...

Local Bus Service Consultation

Published: 1 Jun 17

ECC is carrying out a public consultation on the future of bus service 250 which runs from Debden/Loughton to Waltham Cross. The consultation closes on Monday 3 July 2017. Read More...

New Town Mayor for 17/18

Published: 30 May 17

Congratulations to Cllr Philip Abraham who has been elected to serve as town mayor for 2017/18. Read More...

Charity Fun Run

Published: 28 Apr 17

Join us for a 4km run around the lovely Roding Valley Recreation Ground and help raise valuable funds for the Essex Air Ambulance and the Samaritans. Read More...

Building Design Award 2017

Published: 17 Mar 17

The town council is keen to protect and preserve the architectural heritage of Loughton, but recognises the need to provide increased living space on smaller properties to suit a modern family. This year we have been most impressed by The Lodge at 90 High Road. Read More...

Commonwealth Day

Published: 13 Mar 17

Loughton Town Council is delighted to play its part in the international celebrations which will see over 750 Commonwealth Flags raised across the world on Monday 13 March 2017. Read More...

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 3 Mar 17

Are you interested in what happens in Loughton? Read More...

Civic Celebration

Published: 1 Mar 17

This year's Civic Celebration and Citizenship Awards Ceremony was held on 26 February at the Murray Hall. Read More...

Local Plan Update

Published: 2 Feb 17

The Consultation is now closed. Thank you for your responses. Read More...

Precept Announcement

Published: 27 Jan 17

The town council has finalised its spending plans for 2017/18. Read More...

Essex Police Local Community Meeting

Published: 5 Jan 17

An opportunity for local residents to speak to local police on issues of concern in Loughton. Join us on Wednesday 25 January 2017. Read More...

Christmas Card Competition Winners

Published: 3 Jan 17

Congratulations to Summer McGowan, the overall winner of the Town Council’s annual competition to design our official Christmas card. Read More...

Christmas Window Winners

Published: 14 Dec 16

A big thank you to all those shops and businesses that decorated their premises to bring festive cheer to the town. Read More...

Local Plan Response (final)

Published: 12 Dec 16

The town council has submitted a detailed response to the district council. Read More...

Local Plan Response

Published: 30 Nov 16

Find about the town council's response to EFDC's draft Local Plan. Read More...

Countdown to Christmas

Published: 17 Nov 16

Join us on The Broadway, Loughton, on Friday 25 November for festive celebrations and the switching on of the Christmas lights. Read More...

Remembrance 2016

Published: 11 Nov 16

Loughton joined the national two minutes' silence at 11am on 11th November at the war memorial on Kings Green. Read More...

Hillyfields works planned

Published: 1 Nov 16

Following the illegal encampment on this popular open space, the town council in partnership with the City of London, which owns the lower part of this site, is proposing to undertake works to prevent vehicle access. Residents are invited to comment. Read More...

2017 Citizenship Awards

Published: 25 Oct 16

Do you know someone worthy of recognition for their community work or bravery? Nominations are now invited for the 2017 Loughton Citizenship Awards. Read More...

Council Scoops Awards

Published: 14 Oct 16

We are delighted to announce that Loughton Town Council has been recognised by the Essex Playing Fields Association for the excellent standard of maintenance at our children’s play areas and recreation grounds. Read More...

2016 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 12 Oct 16

All Loughton’s businesses are invited to decorate their shop windows in a Christmas themed design for automatic entry to this annual competition. The more festively dressed windows created, the more enchanting the atmosphere! This will help tempt more residents to shop locally over the Christmas shopping period. Read More...

Free Half-Term Events

Published: 10 Oct 16

Join us at Roding Valley High School on 27 and 28 October for a variety of activities. Read More...

Christmas Card Competition 2016

Published: 12 Sep 16

Why not design our official Christmas card for the opportunity to win a £25 gift card and see your design in print. Read More...

Come to The Broadway

Published: 12 Sep 16

For your next shopping trip why not "shop local" and visit The Broadway with its wide range of traditional shops. Read More...

Heritage Open Days

Published: 31 Aug 16

An opportunity to visit historical buildings in the town. Read More...

Responsible Dog Owners Day

Published: 11 Jul 16

Another free fun event for dogs and their owners on the Roding Valley Recreation Ground on Thursday 21 July 2016, 11am - 4pm. Read More...

Traps Hill play area reopens

Published: 10 Jun 16

The fully refurbished play area, close to Loughton Library is not open for use. Read More...

New Town Mayor elected

Published: 24 May 16

At the annual council meeting on 18 May 2016 Cllr Carol Davies was elected to serve as town mayor for the coming year with Cllr Philip Abraham as her deputy. Read More...

Cllr Ken Angold-Stephens

Published: 18 Apr 16

It is with deep sadness that Loughton Town Council announces the death of Councillor Ken Angold-Stephens who passed away on 8 April 2016. Read More...

Annual Charity Fun Run 2016

Published: 18 Apr 16

We’re hoping lots of local residents will come along to the Roding Valley Recreation Ground on Sunday 17 April to support our 7th annual charity fun run. Read More...

Lighting the Beacon

Published: 18 Apr 16

To mark the Queen's 90th birthday, we are delighted to announce the lighting of Loughton's special beacon at the top of Hillyfileds Open Space. Read More...

Free Micro-Chipping for Dogs

Published: 31 Mar 16

As from April 6, 2016, it will be compulsory under UK law for all dogs to be micro-chipped? Read More...

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 16 Mar 16

We invite local residents to join us at the Annual Town Meeting on Wednesday, 16 March 2016, in The Murray Hall, at 106 Borders Lane, Loughton IG10 3SB. Read More...

Financial Assistance Grants

Published: 16 Mar 16

At the Annual Town Meeting on 16 March 2016, the Town Mayor presented certificates to 15 local organisations. Read More...

Flying the Flag for Commonwealth Day

Published: 14 Mar 16

Loughton Town Council was delighted to play its part in the international celebrations which will see over 730 Commonwealth Flags raised across the world on Monday 14 March 2016. Read More...

Ruth Rendell Blue Heritage Plaque

Published: 24 Feb 16

We are pleased to announce that the unveiling of a blue heritage plaque in honour of thriller writer, Ruth Rendell will take place on Wednesday 24 February 2016 at 10.30am at 45 Millsmead Way, Loughton. Read More...

Traps Hill Play Area

Published: 17 Feb 16

Loughton Town Council invites local families to view the final range of designs for the new play equipment. Read More...

Council Tax Frozen

Published: 7 Jan 16

We are pleased to announce there will be no increase in the local precept for Loughton households in the coming year. At the January budget-setting meeting, the Town Council unanimously approved a total precept of £594,600 Read More...