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Broadway Area Parking Review Phase 2The District Council will make the final decisions on parking restrictions. However, LRA understands that the scheme will NOT go ahead in the form published last October. Before anything more is done on introducing a Controlled Parking Zone, NEPP officers will conduct a safety audit of road junctions, bus routes, schools etc to identify where safety restrictions are needed. LRA argues that permits should be used only where life for residents is made very difficult by commuters. No further information is available at present. When we know more, we’ll let residents know on social media & markets. More
Residents, together with LRA Cllr Chris Roberts and his LRA colleagues, have been fighting to prevent the District Council grabbing their only bit of green space – highly valued as a children’s play-space and for events. The Council wanted it for a car-park for staff at their new Council depot on the other side of Oakwood Hill. Finally, the Council has withdrawn its planning application. They’ve said they’ll look at other ways of configuring the depot to allow for more on-site parking.
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Epping Forest District Council has now submitted its Local Plan for Examination. The Inspector has produced a timetable and document, including a set of questions. for hearings in 2019.
LRA, SaveJesselGreen and others will be attending some of the hearings to oppose various aspects of the Plan, including the idea of building on Jessel Green. More
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The District Council have negotiated with the County Council to allow individual town or parish councils to opt to have street-lights on all night – but paid for by local Council taxpayers. More
Waiting for the answers to our Cryptic Christmas Quiz 2018 in our December 2018 Loughton Life?
Here are the answers!
Well done to all of you who entered the quiz, and to the very many of you who did the quiz with friends and family over the holiday, but never got round to sending it in. We kept meeting people who delighted in telling us where they'd got stuck, or had a sudden brainwave!
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