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Help look after LoughtonThe Loughton Residents Association (LRA) is an independent group of people who want to make Loughton an even better place to live and work. LRA represents a wide range of ideas and concerns. We seek out the views of people in the community and ensure that their voices are heard. LRA makes great efforts to provide a public arena for the residents who care about Loughton.

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Loughton LibraryDemolition of Loughton Library

The proposal to demolish Loughton Library and provide a 5-storey block containing a smaller new Library with 38 flats above it was approved by the County Council's heavily Conservative Development Committee at Chelmsford on Friday 27 October.

Local LRA Cllr Chris Pond and his predecessor David Linnell (for LRA Plans Group) spoke forcefully against the proposal but to no avail. No non-Tory voted for it. More

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13-15a Alderton Hill13-15A Alderton Hill
Another proposed block of flats


In February this year, the District Council refused permission for the demolition of houses at 13, 15 and 15a Alderton Hill, which were to be replaced by linked blocks of 89 elderly persons apartments in buildings up to 6 storeys high.

As expected, the developer has now lodged an appeal, so it's now time to make your views known (again), this time to a Planning Inspector who will be making the final decision. More
Waste and RecyclingDistrict Council to Manage Waste and Recycling Collections

The District Council has decided to create a council owned company that will collect household waste and recycling. It will also provide street cleansing.

The new arrangements are planned to be in place once the existing contract with Biffa ends in November 2024, with the Council planning to take full management control. More
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