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We are delighted that the disused entrances at the southern end of Buckhurst Hill Underground Station are to be re-opened.   TfL announced on 29th June that six further stations on the network will get...
EFDC published their Local Plan for future development in the Epping Forest District in September 2016. There was a Public Consultation between the end of October and 12th December, and the Council...
BUCKHURST HILL RESIDENTS’ SOCIETY 54th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wednesday 10th May 2017 at 7.30pm ST JAMES’ UNITED REFORMED CHURCH HALL PRESENT: Jenn Page (Chair), Peter Foxton, Margaret Sinfield,...
In 2016 EFDC's Town & Village Centre Opportunities Funds were opened to a wider audience for bids. BHRS successfully won a modest bid to encourage interest in some of our local businesses alongside...
On Sunday May 7th members of the Society and guests enjoyed a six-mile walk around the boundaries of Buckhurst Hill.
Charity Donations in 2016 During 2016 a total of £826 was raised at events run by the Society and donated to various Charities Hearing Dogs for the Deaf : £380 Macmillan Cancer Care : £380 Loughton...
During the school Easter Holiday 6 Easter Bunnies plan to hide in 6 windows in Queen's Road. The challenge is to try to find them. All you have to do is print off the form and go hunting! When you...
In March 2017 the 167 bus route from Ilford to Debden was curtailed to terminate at Loughton Station. We have now learnt that the 20 from Walthamstow to Debden may also be under threat in 2019....
Committee Vacancies If you are interested in participating in the work of the Society, then we currently have two vacancies on the Committee. Our activities include, but are not restricted to...
  If you think that speeding traffic has a dangerous or negative impact in our area, why not participate in our Community Speed Watch scheme? If you can spare a few hours on a regular basis, Buckhurst...
Epping Forest Local Plan - Comments of Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society We have studied the Draft Local Plan published by Epping Forest District Council, and are responding as part of the Public...
District and Parish Councillors sympathise and express support for over 100 local residents who say NO to proposed 90 new houses in Buckhurst Hill.   On Monday 28th November, over 100 residents of...
Bollards! Why are the bollards in Queens Road made of plastic? They are designed in this insubstantial material and sprung from a metal device beneath them so that when hit by a careless driver they pop...
The BH Parish Council request to fund our own Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) was declined 'with regret' by Chief Superintendent O’Callaghan from Essex Police at their meeting on September 29th....
Last week I attended the Parish Council’s launch of the Neighbourhood Plan and learned how important it is to complete the Plan questionnaire which is the start of the consultation process.  This is our...
Christmas is Coming! Yes and Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society is once again organising the Queens Road Street Fair with the Parish Council. This event has become something of a tradition in...
Essex County Council have decided to withdraw the subsidy for the 20 and 167 bus routes which they currently pay to Transport for London. This is to take effect from April 2016. This was without...
In May 2016 Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society worked alongside traders in Queens Road to hold a Photographic Competition & Exhibition to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday. The...
At the Annual General Meeting on May 11th 2016, the Society elected Jenn Page to be its new Chairman. Jenn will continue as Membership Secretary.  Tony Oliva said "I have been Chairman now for ten...
Planning Application on Green Belt at 1 Powell Road In December 2015 McCarthy & Stone submitted amended plans to Epping Forest District Council to build 57 flats for assisted living on part of the...
Following on from the article in the Spring Newsletter, Essex County Council have announced another opportunity for homes and businesses to save money on their energy bills. See http://www.essex.gov.uk/Pages/Energy-Switch.aspx...
This year's Christmas Fayre at the top of Queens Road took place on Friday 4th December. Invited to open this year's Fayre was Barbara Blossom, former Chairman of both Parish Council and Resident's...
  Please read these links from Essex Police regarding Community Policing in Epping Forest.  Statement by the District Commander  Summary of Proposals The main proposal is that the front desk at Loughton...
The second stage of the consultation exercise on the future shape and role of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) has begun.Three options for change have been formulated and ECFRS are now...
In a decision of 4th January 2016, The Planning Inspectorate dismissed the Appeal of the Parochial Church Council against the decision of Epping Forest Council to Refuse permission for the...
In this age of complaints about the standard or lack of service, it is refreshing to comment on exceptional service.   After receiving the draft of the Autumn 2015 Newsletter, the printers  Brylan...
Looking for an opportunity to meet new people or gain experience and develop new skills? If so, why not come and join our team by volunteering as a Customer Services Library Volunteer? Buckhurst...
Please see the following from: Colin I. FreemanMITOL Essex Watch Liaison Officer - West LPA Member: Essex Security & Fire Protection Association Community cohesion consultant to the voluntary...
    At the Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 23rd July the Society addressed the Councillors as follows:-   "Many thanks for the opportunity to view the documents.   The Green Belt areas in the...
Residents' Society gets our Underground Station Refurbished! Head of the Central Line Chris Taggart has now confirmed the following work to be done. There will be two phases of work to improve the...
At the Parish Council's Parish Assembly on Thursday, 14th May 2015 the Council and representatives from Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society presented a cheque for £1,001 to Megan Bailey, Essex...
Proposed Conservation Area for Buckhurst Hill Epping Forest District Council have announced that they hope to progress work on designating the area around St John's Church as a Conservation Area in...
Welcome to our new Website. The old website was written in 2004 using a design program which is now obsolete, was inflexible, and was unable to link to printed documents. The new website is written...
Charity Donations in 2014 During 2014 a total of £695 was raised at events run by the Society and donated to various Charities Guide Dogs for the Blind : £80 Macmillan Cancer Care : £180 Essex Air...