News

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

Published: 31 May 24

All are welcome - light refreshments will be served.

D-DAY LANDING

Published: 28 May 24

Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France

SALT BAGS

Published: 16 Jan 24

The Town Council is participating in Essex County Council’s winter salt bag scheme. The initiative sees the County Council provide one tonne of rock salt to participating local councils to distribute throughout their area.

Grant awarded to 3Food4U

Published: 22 Dec 23

Ongar Town Council has agreed a grant of £750 to 3Food4U for the purchase of toiletries to be donated by the charity from its Ongar hub at Zinc Arts.

NEWS IN BRIEF FULLCOUNCIL MEETING 21 DEC

Published: 22 Dec 23

Brief news from last nights Full Council meeting

RESULTS OF THE 'BEST DRESSED SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION CHRISTMAS 2023

Published: 21 Dec 23

All shops and businesses in Ongar were judged this week.

PUBLIC MEETING 23RD NOVEMBER 2023 @ 7.30PM

Published: 16 Nov 23

What improvements does Ongar need to its major roads?

Essex House planning decision

Published: 26 Sep 23

Council welcomes Essex House planning decision

Ongar Petanque Club

Published: 26 Sep 23

Ongar Petanque Club looking to expand

Zebra crossing

Published: 26 Sep 23

Town council supports zebra crossing request

Bus Services Consultation

Published: 20 Sep 23

Essex County Council public consultation re bus services

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING

Published: 23 Aug 23

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, will be holding a public meeting in Ongar on Monday 18th September from 7pm to 8pm at the Zinc Arts Centre Ongar

NEWS IN BRIEF - 20 JULY FULL COUNCIL MEETING

Published: 21 Jul 23

Items discussed at the Full Council meeting on 20 July

Co-option

Published: 21 Jul 23

3 new councillors co-opted onto the council

Ride London Funding and Feedback survey

Published: 13 Jul 23

Details of Ford RideLondon Essex

Memorial Bench

Published: 17 May 23

Bench in memory of Edwyn Gilmour

Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Published: 12 May 23

Chairman and Vice Chairman elected

RIDE LONDON

Published: 20 Mar 23

Meeting with ECC portfolio holder regarding Ride London

Town council looks to target speeding traffic

Published: 21 Feb 23

Town councillors are to come up with ideas to target speeding in Ongar - including improved signage - in an attempt to highlight the speed limit through the High Street, and on the roads coming into the town.

IDEAS FOR SKATEPARK

Published: 21 Feb 23

Town council wants to hear from youngsters over skatepark idea

Local Plan approved by Inspector

Published: 21 Feb 23

The Inspector’s Report into the examination of Epping Forest District Local Plan 2011 to 2033 has been published.

High Street Weight restrictions

Published: 26 Jan 23

Town Council renews call for High Street weight restrictions

Missed refuse collections

Published: 26 Jan 23

Town council to write "strongly worded" letter to complain about missed refuse collections

Grant awarded

Published: 3 Jan 23

Ongar millennium History Society

NEW COUNCILLORS

Published: 27 Oct 22

Two new councillors co-opted.

NEW TOWN SIGN

Published: 27 Oct 22

Discussions continuing over new town sign.

ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN

Published: 27 Oct 22

Council to launch anti-litter campaign.

Prevent dog theft

Published: 21 Sep 22

Join Essex Police watch to prevent dog theft

Her Majesty The Queen - Moment of Reflection / Reading of the Proclamation

Published: 16 Sep 22

Her Majesty The Queen - Moment of Reflection / Reading of the Proclamation

Ride London 2023

Published: 23 Aug 22

Council to oppose inclusion of Ongar in 2023 Ride London route

Report of crime plea to residents

Published: 23 Aug 22

Ongar Town Council is calling on local residents to report all crimes and anti-social behaviour incidents to Essex Police online.

Town council discussing trees project to commemorate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Published: 23 Aug 22

Ongar Town Council is continuing its discussions over which native trees to plant - a total of seven

COUNCIL AWARDS £5000 TOWARDS LOCAL WEEKLY YOUTH HUB

Published: 26 Jul 22

OTC awards grant towards Place to be Me new youth hub at Zinc Arts

COUNCIL CONTRIBUTES TOWARDS MEDIEVAL COINS

Published: 26 Jul 22

Town council contributes towards purchase of medieval coins

DONATIONS FOR UKRAINE

Published: 3 Mar 22

Collection point for donations to go to Ukraine will be at the Ongar Farmers Market and Craft Market on Sunday 5th March between 10am and 2pm

Council seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

Published: 24 Feb 22

Council seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

Update from Full Council

Published: 21 Dec 21

Update from Full Council meeting December 2021

MEMORY CAFE

Published: 10 Sep 21

Friendly, welcoming and engaging for those with varying degrees of memory issues and those who love and care for them. Enjoy activities, singing, bingo and more with light refreshments

Ongar Bridge site

Published: 30 Jun 21

Council remains opposed to apartments on Ongar Bridge site

Community Initiatives Fund funding

Published: 9 Jun 21

Ongar Town Council is highlighting funding available to individuals, groups and voluntary organisations through the Community Initiatives Fund.

MEDIA SERVICES

Published: 10 Apr 21

ARE YOU A GOOD LISTENER?

Published: 24 Feb 21

Victim Support

Looking for a Community Grant?

Published: 31 Oct 19

Ongar Youth Club

Published: 11 Jul 19

Every Monday 3pm-5pm From 16 September 2019 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm FREE ENTRY