News and Events

Loughton Wombles update

Published: 23 Nov 21

Loughton Town Council is very grateful to all 16 Loughton Wombles who gave up most of their Saturday morning for the first organised litter pick in different parts our town.... read more

2021 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 18 Nov 21

An invitation to all Loughton businesses to decorate your window in a Christmas theme to bring some much needed cheer to Loughton Town for this festive season. (Above header will take you to the press release and rules.)

Light up a Life

Published: 16 Nov 21

For many people, Christmas begins with the annual Light up a Life ceremony at Kings Green ... read more

Loughton Wombles

Published: 2 Nov 21

‘Loughton Wombles’ are here ! We all detest it – it blights our wonderful town of Loughton – it does not go away! ‘Litter’ – YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU ... read more

Essex Playing Fields Awards

Published: 2 Nov 21

Councillor David Wixley, Chairman of the Recreation Committee, and Paul Hoy, Services Manager, attended the annual AGM and Awards Evening of the Essex Playing Fields Association in Chelmsford on Thursday 21 October 2021 ... read more

Christmas Card Competition 2021

Published: 19 Oct 21

Win a £25 Gift Card. Show off your artistic skills and submit a design for this year's Christmas Card competition. Closing date is 10 November 2021. Read the Press Release

Heritage Plaque - Millican Dalton

Published: 3 Sep 21

Loughton Town Council recently installed its 48th blue plaque to commemorate Millican Dalton, Environmentalist and ‘Professor of Adventure’. The attached Press Release gives more details.

New Town Mayor 2021

Published: 24 May 21

Following the Annual Town Meeting held on Wednesday, 19 May 2021, we are delighted to announce that Cllr Rose Brookes was duly elected as the Town Mayor for 2021-22, For the full press release click on the title above.

Elections 6 May 2021

Published: 12 Apr 21

On 6 May 2021 there are 4 elections for Epping Forest voters: 1. Election of Parish / Town Councillors (postponed from 7 May 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic) 2. Election of District Councillors - Epping Forest (postponed from 7 May 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic) 3. Election of County Councillors 4. Election of a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Police Area (postponed from 7 May 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic) The full list of nominees can be found by opening this item.

MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF HRH THE PRINCE PHILIP

Published: 12 Apr 21

Should local residents wish to send a message of condolence, you are advised to use the official link. To access the link open this item. Mark Squire Town Clerk

Message of Sympathy

Published: 9 Apr 21

Loughton Town Council express a message of condolence to the family and friends of Richard Okorogheye.

Message of Condolence

Published: 9 Apr 21

Loughton Town Council expresses condolences following the announcement of Her Majesty The Queen on the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Citizen of the Year Award 2021

Published: 11 Mar 21

Our congratulations go to Pesh Kapasiawala the winner of the 2021 citizenship award. Read more by clicking on title above.

Loughton Building Design Award 2021

Published: 11 Mar 21

The Town Council recognised two developments in the 2021 Loughton Building Design Awards. Congratulations go to Cranbrook who developed 2 Connaught Avenue and Higgins Homes for Royal Oak Close. Read more by clicking on title above.

CENSUS DAY - 21 MARCH 2021

Published: 10 Mar 21

Households across Essex will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that provides the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, except for 1941.

Murray Hall - Covid 19 Vaccination Centre

Published: 2 Mar 21

Loughton Town Council is pleased to announce its support of the NHS in its Covid 19 Vaccination programme. Murray Hall in Borders Lane will be used as a vaccination centre from 4 March 2021. Read more ...

Redevelopment of Whipps Cross Hospital

Published: 17 Feb 21

The Whipps Cross Redevelopment Team has launched the second phase of consultation - to share their updated designs which have been further developed, following the valuable feedback received from staff, local people and hospital users. Their plans aim to transform the area by creating a new, state-of-the-art NHS hospital, surrounded by green spaces, with improved access to the site and re-establishing its connection to its setting in Epping Forest. Read their following statement ...

2020 Christmas Card Competition

Published: 20 Jan 21

The winner's of this year's Christmas Card Competition were selected by the Town Mayor and her Deputy, with the overall winner's design (Leah Chowdhry) being used for the official Christmas card of the Town Council. The winners are detailed on the attached poster.

Loughton Citizenship Awards

Published: 7 Jan 21

Loughton Town Council are looking to recognize local citizens. Do you know someone worthy of rewarding for their contributions to the community or bravery. Nominations are invited.

Loughton Building Design Award 2021

Published: 19 Nov 20

Nominations are invited for the Loughton Building Design Award 2021.

Loughton Cemetery is Closed

Published: 5 Nov 20

Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/1200) Further to Regulation 18(10) of the above Loughton Cemetery is CLOSED to the public except for funerals or to allow a person to pay respects to a member of their household, a family member or friend.

Knitted Poppy Display

Published: 5 Nov 20

Loughton Town Council were overwhelmed with the response to our knitted poppy appeal, and are delighted to announce that Loughton's acts of remembrance poppy installations are complete ... read more

Covid-19 Restrictions

Published: 4 Nov 20

Owing to Government Covid-19 restrictions, from Thursday 5 November office staff will be working remotely from home until further notice. We have full access to emails but reduced capacity to answer telephone calls. If your email requires immediate attention please resend to contact@loughton-tc.gov.uk

Update - 2020 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 3 Nov 20

Following the latest Government announcement regarding a new national lockdown, the Town Council has decided to defer its decision to hold this competition, until 2 December. Read more...

2020 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 30 Oct 20

During these challenging times that we are all facing, the Town Council invites all local businesses to enter this competition to help bring some cheer to the residents of Loughton; and help raise much needed funds for a charity of your choice. Read more...

Blue Heritage Plaque - Peter Abrahams

Published: 20 Oct 20

The Town Council has installed a blue heritage plaque in honour of the writer and journalist Peter Abrahams. Read the press release.

Remembrance 2020

Published: 20 Oct 20

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions currently in place, acts of Remembrance this year will be very different from usual. Details of the Town Council and its partners arrangements can be viewed here.

Half-Term Tennis Sessions

Published: 5 Oct 20

GET INTO TENNIS Looking for a fun, low-cost activity for your children during the October half-term. More details.....

Poppy Appeal

Published: 2 Oct 20

Are you looking for something to keep you busy during these difficult times - can you knit or crochet? Maybe you would like to put your skill to good use by knitting or crocheting poppies for Remembrance Sunday – 8 November 2020 read more ...

2020 Christmas Card Competition

Published: 28 Sep 20

Show off your artistic skills and submit your design for the Council’s 2020 Christmas card by Wednesday, 11 November 2020.

'Countdown to Christmas' event cancelled

Published: 14 Sep 20

Sadly due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ event has been cancelled. Read more ...

Blue Heritage Plaque - Rudyard Kipling & Stanley Baldwin

Published: 14 Sep 20

Loughton Town Council have installed a further heritage plaque to commemorate 'The Loughton Idyll' spent by Rudyard Kipling and his cousin Stanley Baldwin. Read more,,,

Blue Heritage Plaque

Published: 7 Sep 20

We are pleased to announce that the latest Blue Heritage Plaque has been installed at 91 Staples Road, IG10 1HR.

Playgrounds and Outside Gyms

Published: 5 Aug 20

Updated guidance has been issued by Loughton Town Council on using Playgrounds and Outdoor Gyms. Read more ....

Playgrounds and Outdoor Gyms

Published: 28 Jul 20

Updated guidance has been issued by Loughton Town Council on using Playgrounds and Outdoor Gyms. Read more ....

Playgrounds and Outdoor Gyms

Published: 9 Jul 20

Further to Government advice about reopening playgrounds and outdoor gyms, Loughton Town Council has reviewed its position. Read more...

Loughton Town Council Office Opening

Published: 8 Jul 20

From Monday 13th July local residents will be allowed to visit the Loughton Town Council office situated in Loughton Library. Read more ...

Playgrounds and Outdoor Gyms

Published: 3 Jul 20

Following Government advice about reopening playgrounds and outdoor gyms, Loughton Town Council is reviewing the guidance. Read more...

Loughton Day 2020 - CANCELLED

Published: 18 Jun 20

Due to the Coronavirus situation and current Government guidelines, it has been decided that this event should now be cancelled. Read more...

Best Allotment Competition and Loughton Horticultural Show - CANCELLED

Published: 18 Jun 20

Unfortunately, due to the continuing Covid 19 Government guidelines, Loughton Town Council has decided to cancel these two summer events. Read more ...

Poppy Appeal

Published: 2 Jun 20

Are you looking for something to keep you busy during these difficult times - can you knit or crochet?

Open Spaces in Loughton

Published: 26 May 20

It is wonderful to see so many residents and visitors using the open spaces we have in Loughton ... but sadly not everyone respects these beautiful places ... PLEASE TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME!

Open Spaces in Loughton

Published: 26 May 20

It is wonderful to see so many using the open spaces we have in Loughton ... but sadly not everyone respects the these beautiful places ... PLEASE TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME!

Quiz - General Knowledge

Published: 22 May 20

Loughton Town Council Quiz – Friday 22 May 2020 How’s your general knowledge? Have a go - no cheating!

Think Loughton Summer 2020 On-line Newsletter

Published: 7 May 20

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter, along with our Annual Report 2020 is now available to view on-line.

Loughton Town Council - 75th VE/VJ CELEBRATIONS

Published: 1 May 20

VE (Victory in Europe) Day marks the end of the Second World War in Europe and is celebrated in the UK on 8 May 2020. VJ (Victory over Japan) Day on 15 August 2020 also marks the end of all hostilities in the Second World War.

Coronavirus Update 2/04/2020

Published: 2 Apr 20

The following Loughton Town Council events and meetings have been cancelled ...

Coronavirus Update 24/03/2020

Published: 24 Mar 20

Following the latest Government advice Loughton Town Council will be implementing the following procedures. Read more ...

Coronavirus Update 17.3.20

Published: 17 Mar 20

The following Loughton Town Council events and meetings have been cancelled ...

Coronavirus Update

Published: 13 Mar 20

New working arrangements will be implemented in Loughton Town Council Offices as of Monday, 16 March 2020 in light of the coronavirus situation. Read more ...

Loughton Building Design Award

Published: 12 Mar 20

At last night's Annual Town Meeting the Town Mayor presented the award to the owners and architect of this year's winning nomination. Read more ...

Citizenship Award 2020 - Presentation at the Annual Town Meeting

Published: 12 Mar 20

Our congratulations go to Judy Lovell, the winner of the 2020 citizenship award.

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 28 Feb 20

We invite local residents to join us at the Annual Town Meeting at 8pm on Wednesday 11 March 2020, in the Murray Hall, at 106 Borders Lane, Loughton IG10 3SB

Easter Holiday Tennis

Published: 28 Feb 20

Looking for fun, low cost activities for your children during the Easter holidays? Then why not book them up for tennis coaching sessions on the Roding Valley Recreation Ground courts?

Blue Heritage Plaque

Published: 30 Jan 20

We are pleased to announce that the latest Blue Heritage Plaque has been installed at The Loughton Club, Station Road to commemorate the Rev'd William Dawson, who gave this building to the people of Loughton in 1901.

Christmas Window Competition

Published: 23 Dec 19

The standard and participation of businesses decorating their windows in a festive theme seems to increase each year. Our thanks for helping to make a wonderful spectacle for visitors to our town, even though it presents the judges with a more difficult task!

2019 Christmas Card Competition Presentation

Published: 16 Dec 19

On Wednesday, 11 December at the Council Meeting the presentation by the Town Mayor was made to the winners of the Christmas Card Competition.

Countdown to Christmas - Cancelled

Published: 4 Dec 19

As a mark of respect to the bereaved and injured our event on Friday is cancelled. Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with Harley Watson, his family and the Debden Park High School Community. Our whole town mourns with the families.

Light up a Life

Published: 2 Dec 19

The Town Council, in conjunction with St. Clare Hospice, again held a successful Light up a Life ceremony at Kings Green.

2019 Christmas Card Competition Winners

Published: 29 Nov 19

Congratulations to all the Winners of the 2019 Christmas Card Competition. The Overall Winner for this year was the winner of the Infant School Category, Joel Smith.

Countdown to Christmas 2019

Published: 22 Nov 19

Join us at The Broadway, Debden, on Friday, 6 December from 3.30pm until 5.30pm for this festive celebration. With a special guest appearance from Santa!

Loughton Wombles

Published: 18 Nov 19

‘Litter’ – YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU We all detest it – it blights our wonderful town of Loughton – it does not go away!

Loughton Citizenship Awards

Published: 18 Nov 19

Do you know someone worthy of recognition for their community work or bravery? Nominations are invited for the 2019 Loughton Citizenship Awards.

Financial Assistance for Loughton organisations

Published: 18 Nov 19

Loughton’s local groups, organisations and charities are invited to apply to the town council for financial assistance for the period from April 2020 – March 2021.

Light up a Life

Published: 18 Nov 19

Loughton Town Council and St Clare Hospice cordially invite you to their Light up a Life Service on Kings Green

Remembrance Service 2019

Published: 12 Nov 19

Sunday saw hundreds of Loughton residents along with members of the Loughton branch of the Royal British Legion, various youth groups and all the local churches come together to pay their respects in remembrance of those that have fallen in past conflicts.

2019 Christmas Window Competition

Published: 7 Nov 19

Help bring festive cheer to Loughton this year by decorating your shop or business windows, and find yourself entered into our Christmas Window Competition.

Jessel Green Saved!

Published: 22 Oct 19

Great news! Jessel Green has been saved from development, for the benefit of the local community. Read more ....

2019 Christmas Card Competition

Published: 30 Sep 19

Win a £25 gift card! Show off your artistic skills and submit your design for the Council’s 2019 Christmas card by Wednesday, 13 November 2019.

Loughton Horticultural Show and Town Mayor's Best Allotment Awards

Published: 19 Sep 19

Loughton Town Council held their 2nd Horticultural Show at The Murray Hall, Borders Lane, on Saturday 7 September. Open to any Loughton resident with an interest in gardening, baking and flower arranging ....

Half-Term Tennis Sessions

Published: 19 Sep 19

GET INTO TENNIS Looking for a fun, low cost activity for your children during the October Half-term?

Loughton Citizenship Awards 2020

Published: 19 Sep 19

Each year Loughton Town Council recognise the significant contributions and awards are given to local residents ... Nominations are invited

Annual Canvass of Electors 2019

Published: 16 Jul 19

The annual canvass of electors will start again at the end of July. Please look out for the form addressed to "The Residents" from Epping Forest District Council. Read more...

Jessel Green Fun Day 2019

Published: 2 Jul 19

We are delighted to report that another successful Community Fun Day was enjoyed by around 3,000 Loughton residents at Jessel Green on a beautiful sunny day.

Annual Fun Run 2019

Published: 12 May 19

The Town Mayor's Annual Fun Run 2019 was held this year to support St Clare Hospice.

Loughton Horticultural Show 2019

Published: 1 May 19

We are very pleased to announce that the 2nd Loughton Horticultural Show will be taking place on Saturday 7 September 2019 from 2pm-4.30pm at the Murray Hall in Borders Lane ...

Citizenship Award Presentation

Published: 25 Apr 19

The Citizenship Award presentation took place last night at the Loughton Town Council meeting held in Loughton Library.

Annual Town Meeting 2019

Published: 15 Mar 19

The Annual Town Meeting was held at 8pm on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, in The Murray Hall. The Town Mayor awarded the 2019 Citizenship Award to Peter Medway in recognition of his dedicated service to the community. He will receive his award at a presentation which will take place before the Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Christmas Window Competition

Published: 2 Jan 19

Winners of the Christmas Window Competition 2018

Blue Heritage Plaque

Published: 2 Jan 19

We are pleased to announce that the unveiling of a blue heritage plaque in honour of Lord Murray of Epping Forest will take place on Thursday 10 January 2019 at 10am at 29 The Crescent, Loughton.

Christmas Card Competition Winners

Published: 17 Dec 18

Congratulations to Isabelle Frost, the overall winner of the Town Council's annual competition to design our official Christmas Card.

Light up a Life

Published: 3 Dec 18

The Town Council, in conjunction with St. Clare Hospice, again held a successful Light up a Life ceremony at Kings Green.

Christmas lighting

Published: 23 Nov 18

Our new lighting displays lasted only 24 hours!

Light up a Life

Published: 20 Nov 18

Saturday 1 December 2018 4.30pm meet at Loughton Methodist Church for candle light procession to Kings Green. In partnership with St Clare Hospice, local residents are invited to come together with their friends and family to remember and celebrate the life of someone close.

Financial Assistance

Published: 19 Nov 18

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 2019 - March 2020

There But Not There

Published: 9 Nov 18

As part of the 100 years' commemorations of the day when the guns fell silent on the Western Front, the City of London has installed one of the ghostly figures of a First World War soldier or ‘Tommy’ on Kings Green by the Loughton War Memorial.

Essex Playing Fields Awards

Published: 26 Oct 18

The town council scoops major awards in the 2018 Competition.

2018 Christmas Card Competition

Published: 26 Sep 18

Enter now to win a £25 gift card! Show off your artistic talents and submit your design for the Council’s 2018 Christmas card by Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Loughton Cemetery Memorial Safety Testing

Published: 24 Sep 18

Notice is hereby given that Loughton Town Council intends to carry out memorial safety testing in Loughton Cemetery to provide a safe environment for both visitors and staff. Work will commence from 29 October 2018.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tennis Coaching Sessions

Published: 17 Jul 18

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

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

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......

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.

New Town Mayor 2018/19

Published: 24 May 18

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Local Plan

Published: 7 Feb 18

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

Christmas Window Competition Winners

Published: 21 Dec 17

Winners of the 2017 Christmas Window Competition

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.

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.

Countdown to Christmas

Published: 10 Nov 17

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

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.

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.

We’re on the move!

Published: 21 Jul 17

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

Mindless Vandalism

Published: 18 Jun 17

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 3 Mar 17

Are you interested in what happens in Loughton?

Civic Celebration

Published: 1 Mar 17

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

Local Plan Update

Published: 2 Feb 17

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

Precept Announcement

Published: 27 Jan 17

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

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.

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.

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.

Local Plan Response (final)

Published: 12 Dec 16

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

Local Plan Response

Published: 30 Nov 16

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Heritage Open Days

Published: 31 Aug 16

An opportunity to visit historical buildings in the town.

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.

Traps Hill play area reopens

Published: 10 Jun 16

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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