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LRA’s Farmers Markets change to second Sundays!
Our organisers (Essex Farmers Markets) have done a great job in revitalising the market, now on the second Sunday of each month, on Centric Parade, High Road, Loughton.
We now have a full market with a wide variety of stalls, and we aim to further increase the number of produce stalls in the coming months. More
|Draft Local Plan.
LRA is considering our options should the District Council persist with what we see as several extremely harmful proposals, and will keep residents informed about what they can do to help. More
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The Broadway area
The first phase of the long-awaited residents’ parking scheme took effect on August 21st. Roadworks should end, and Colson Road re-open, on October 20th. LRA is pressing for Phase 2 to go ahead asap – NEPP will look at the parking in roads within about 15 minutes’ walk of Debden station, for action in 2018. More
Forest Road/ Smarts Lane area
Residents’ parking is now in operation. NEPP will be considering permits for businesses and others, and LRA Cllr Chris Pond and Cllr Valerie Metcalf will be watching closely to ensure any extra permits don’t affect parking for residents. (see LRA’s letter to residents) More
Chigwell Lane roadworks
The works have dragged on and, despite its promises when the Retail Park planning application was approved, the Conservative-led District Council have allowed shops to open before the roadworks are completed and Colson Road re-opens(due October 20th). Aldi should open end-November. More
The leaseholders have converted the premises to a gastro-pub. More
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