Welcome to AboutMyArea EN9 - the local interactive community website
- Annabelle's Boutique nominated for national independent retailer award - PLEASE VOTE NOW! Published: 28-07-2014 22:28
- Debden Park High School triumphant winners of British Schools Karting Championships National Final 2014 Published: 25-07-2014 18:51
- Devastating news for Orange Monkey Pro Team Rider out of Commonwealth Games Published: 23-07-2014 23:09
- How are you coping in the heatwave? Published: 17-07-2014 18:48
- Heritage Lottery Fund award for Waltham Abbey Town Council to mark First World War Centenary Published: 08-07-2014 11:49
- Art & Science Festival at Royal Gunpowder Mills - 23rd July to 31st August 2014 Published: 05-07-2014 19:43
- "TOWIE" 50 Mile Cycle Ride in aid of Nightingale Cancer Support Centre - Sunday 6th July 2014 Published: 04-07-2014 09:50
- Collegiate Baseball League Games & Free Coaching Sessions - 8th & 9th July 2014 Published: 03-07-2014 11:51
- Le Tour de France is coming to Epping Forest - Spectators and Businesses are you ready? Published: 30-06-2014 20:18
- Summer Robotics Lego Camp at Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel - 28th July to 1st August 2014 Published: 26-06-2014 21:32
- Save the Tea Hut Campaign - 7,000+ petition signatures, support of Epping Forest MP and Ross Noble retweets! Published: 26-06-2014 17:51
- How to get more from your savings Published: 24-06-2014 09:53
- Volunteers needed to represent bricks to mark out original Abbey Church walls - Sat 19th July 10.30am Published: 23-06-2014 10:36
- Railway Weekend Event at Royal Gunpowder Mills - 5th & 6th July 2014 Published: 21-06-2014 11:58
- Museum appeal for design icon items from 60s, 70s & 80s - Can you help? Published: 21-06-2014 11:13
- Employment Law – Right to Request Flexible Working Published: 20-06-2014 16:24
- Waltham Abbey Independent Retailer Competitions July & August 2014 Published: 19-06-2014 23:00
- Local Summer Fetes, Fayres & Events Published: 18-06-2014 23:28
- Save the Tea Hut campaign gains phenomenal community support Published: 18-06-2014 13:27
- Annabelle's Boutique nominated for national independent retailer award - PLEASE VOTE NOW! Comments: 1 Latest: 30-07-2014 12:15
- Volunteers needed to represent bricks to mark out original Abbey Church walls - Sat 19th July 10.30am Comments: 1 Latest: 10-07-2014 13:12
- Summer Robotics Lego Camp at Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel - 28th July to 1st August 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 10-07-2014 12:02
- Save the Tea Hut campaign gains phenomenal community support Comments: 2 Latest: 18-06-2014 22:50
- Orchid 54 Ladies Film Night "Footloose" - Wed 18th June 2014 - Postponed Comments: 1 Latest: 16-06-2014 19:01
- Win tickets to "Lego Movie" outdoor cinema in the woods - Sat 31st May 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 30-05-2014 15:41
- Orchid 54 Girls Film Night Competition - Win a Pair of Tickets! Comments: 1 Latest: 08-05-2014 16:05
- "Brave" Outdoor Cinema in the Woods - New Date 31st May 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 08-05-2014 15:53
- The Great Waltham Abbey Bake Off - Sat 10th May 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 01-05-2014 09:57
- My Marathon Challenge for Pancreatic Cancer Comments: 3 Latest: 29-04-2014 21:33
- Keep It Local Traders May Fete - Sat 3rd May 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 28-04-2014 19:21
- Claire Leed First Time Marathon Runner Appeal for Pancreatic Cancer UK Comments: 1 Latest: 14-04-2014 11:48
- Grow a Perfect Day - New Book Launch & Competition Comments: 2 Latest: 04-04-2014 13:16
- YES Partnership Motivation Conference 2014 Thumbs Up Success Comments: 2 Latest: 03-04-2014 09:50
- Waltham Abbey Wool Show - Sun 19th January 2014 Comments: 1 Latest: 31-12-2013 11:15
- People's Millions - VOTE TODAY for St Clare Hospice Comments: 1 Latest: 29-11-2013 10:09
- Waltham Abbey's Becket Drama Company present It Runs in the Family - 19th, 20th & 21st September 2013 Comments: 1 Latest: 19-09-2013 23:30
- The Scratching Post Cat Rescue Charity Urgent Appeal for Donations & Homes Comments: 1 Latest: 15-08-2013 09:57
- Jo Jingles Pre-school Music Classes have come to Waltham Abbey starting 12th June 2013 Comments: 1 Latest: 10-08-2013 18:26
AboutMyArea EN9 community resource for local residents, businesses and visitors to Waltham Abbey, Upshire and Nazeing
We hope you find this website enjoyable and informative - first and foremost it is community website to inform local residents in the EN9 postcode region (Waltham Abbey, Upshire, Nazeing and the surrounding villages of Epping Forest District in Essex) about what is going on, to report on positive news, to support and forge links in the community as well as help promote our local businesses and the wonderful attractions we have in our historic town. To make a difference!
Come visit our historic market town, which has both a heart and a soul, located on the Essex, Hertfordshire border with the River Lea, Lee Valley Park and Epping Forest close to the town and the Meridian Line runs through the heart of the town across Sun Street, the Abbey Gardens and Gunpowder Park! Local attractions include the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Epping Forest District Museum, Lee Valley Park Farms and the Lee Valley White Water Centre.
The more contributions from the community, the more interesting and informative the website will become - please join in and help it grow and expand. Keep the spirit of community alive in EN9!
If there is anything we have missed that you would like to see included or if you would like to contribute to the website on a regular basis, please get in touch:
Kate & Jeff Towerzey - Site Editors
Tel: 01992 651066 Mobile: 07950 027959
Waltham Abbey Press & Media Information Pack
This brand new document was launched by Waltham Abbey Town Partnership at Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel on 17th January 2013, please feel free to take a look and spread the word about Waltham Abbey "the hidden gem at the heart of Epping Forest District".
Waltham Abbey Hidden England New Video
Waltham Abbey Town Partnership (independent committee working to enhance the economy of our town) has commissioned a new video to help promote Waltham Abbey to visitors and the media, but also for residents and businesses to be more aware of the local attractions, opportunities and potential - to be proud to live and/or work in Waltham Abbey:
Visit Epping Forest
For more information on Epping Forest District attractions and activities in Epping, Ongar, North Weald, Loughton and Waltham Abbey, you might like to visit the new Visit Epping Forest website:
Health & Lifestyle Sections
Our new Lifestyle Section is packed with articles and information on Green Issues, Money Matters, Motoring, Food & Drink, Home, Gardening, Pets Corner, People and IT Tips. We are currently looking for sponsorship for these new sections who will have a static position on the page relevant to their business. If you are interested please get in touch.
Please register to log on to the interactive AMAZing Place click on "Join Now" and complete your details, when you next log on your own icon will be displayed in the top right) and you can then join in as this site is as much yours as ours.
For every voice in the community that wants to be heard - we're listening!
Once you have logged on you will receive a monthly newsletter via email and you can contribute to the website in many ways - including writing an article or review, commenting or debating current local issues and sharing information ideas and information with other readers.
Schools, Clubs & Charities
All charities, schools and clubs can promote their events, write and include articles for FREE. Just email us and we will upload the details on the website or you could become a Sub Editor.
If you do not have your own website, we could give your club their own section of the website to help increase your membership and communicate with current members.
We offer a FREE standard listing in our Business Directory which you can add yourself by clicking on "Submit my Business Listing" and offer very competitve low cost rates for advertising that can link directly to your website or we can produce an enhanced business listing created specifically for you that will be displayed when a visitor clicks on your advert.
Link on the banner at the top of this Home Page to view our advertising rates. No print costs, no deadline dates, no hassle!
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