News and Events

Horticultural Show and Town Mayor's Best Allotment Awards Presentation

Published: 5 Sep 18

The inaugural Loughton Horticultural Show took place on Saturday 1 September 2018 at the Murray Hall in Borders Lane and was hailed a great success. Read More...

Christmas Card Competition 2018

Published: 28 Aug 18

Enter our 2018 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 31 October. Read More...

Heritage Open Days

Published: 21 Aug 18

Heritage Open Days 6 – 9 September 2018 Every year in September, Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s rich architecture, history and culture. Thousands of buildings of every age, style and function open their doors free of charge. Many of these places are normally closed to the public, while others usually charge for admission. But Heritage Open Days is not just about opening buildings. The programme also includes many activities that bring to life the stories and traditions that make places, communities and neighbourhoods so special. Read More...

Parks Presentation

Published: 20 Jul 18

Loughton Town Mayor presents the Grounds Maintenance Team at Epping Forest District with a certificate of appreciation for their work at the Roding Valley Recreation Ground. Read More...

Tennis Coaching Sessions

Published: 17 Jul 18

Inspired by Wimbledon? Looking for a fun, low cost activity for your children during the summer holidays? Read More...

Loughton Horticultural Show

Published: 19 Jun 18

We are pleased to announce that the inaugural Horticultural Show will take place on Saturday 1 September 2018 at The Murray Hall, Borders Lane IG10 3SB Read More...

Play in the Park 2018

Published: 18 Jun 18

Free fun activities for children during the summer holidays at Jessel Green and Roding Valley Recreation Ground - games, sport, arts and crafts and more...... Read More...

Jessel Green Community Fun Day

Published: 1 Jun 18

This year's family event is to be held on Sunday 15 July from 12 noon until 4pm. Join us for a varied programme of activities for all ages. Read More...

New Town Mayor 2018/19

Published: 24 May 18

Cllr Stephen Murray takes up the role of Town Mayor for 2018/19. Read More...

Loughton Festival

Published: 6 Apr 18

The 2018 Festival runs from Friday 20 April until Tuesday 29 May, offering a varied programme of events and activities. Read More...

Annual 4km Charity Fun Run

Published: 6 Apr 18

Join us for this annual event to be held at 10.30am on the Roding Valley Recreation Ground on Sunday 29 April and help raise funds for the Chigwell Riding Trust. Read More...

Casual Vacancy to be filled by co-option

Published: 29 Mar 18

As no by-election had been called by the due date, the town council will now move to fill the vacancy in the Broadway ward by co-option. Read More...

Casual Vacancy

Published: 9 Mar 18

Following Cllr Leon Girling's resignation, a casual vacancy exists in the Broadway Ward. The Town Council has paid tribute to Leon's hard work serving his residents since May 2012. Read More...

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 2 Mar 18

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING We invite local residents to join us at the Annual Town Meeting at 8pm on Wednesday, 14 March 2018, in The Murray Hall, at 106 Borders Lane, Loughton IG10 3SB. Read More...

Council meeting postponed

Published: 28 Feb 18

The council meeting scheduled for 28 February has been cancelled owing to the weather conditions and will take place on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Read More...

Local Plan

Published: 7 Feb 18

Loughton Town Council's detailed representations on the Local Plan (Submission Version) 2017 are now available to view. Read More...

Christmas Window Competition Winners

Published: 21 Dec 17

Winners of the 2017 Christmas Window Competition Read More...

Local Plan Submission 2017

Published: 14 Dec 17

At its meeting on 14 December 2017, Epping Forest District Council will decide on whether to publish the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version 2017. The Town Council is monitoring the outcome of this meeting carefully and Loughton’s district councillors will use their best endeavours to ensure that the views of our residents are reflected in the revised proposals for future development in the town. Read More...

Financial Assistance

Published: 30 Nov 17

Local clubs, groups and charities are reminded that they have until 31 December to submit their grant application for financial assistance for the period April 2018 - March 2019. Read More...

2017 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 23 Nov 17

We encourage our local shops and businesses to decorate their windows in a Christmas themed display by 1 December. Winning windows will receive £100 cheque for their favourite charity. Read More...

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...

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...

2017 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...

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...

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...