Harlow man climbs Mt Kilimanjaro

Harlow man climbs Mt Kilimanjaro

ON Tuesday 16th October, a son from Harlow embarked on a trek to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, in memory of his mother and to raise vital funding for St Clare Hospice, who cared for her during December 2016. Daniel Mackay (40, from Harlow) completed the renowned Northern Circuit to Uhuru peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, starting […]

Council seek to reassure residents over Allied Healthcare

Council seek to reassure residents over Allied Healthcare

By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler ESSEX County County has moved to calm fears for elderly people who use Allied Healthcare after the health watchdog said it had serious doubts about its future. The county council says it has contigencies in place if Allied Healthcare stops operating in the wake of a warning from the […]

Harlow businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity

Harlow businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity

HARLOW businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity Businesses in Essex and Suffolk are being encouraged to bid for £500 million worth of contracts as part of the development of Hinkley Point C. EDF Energy, which is building the new nuclear power plant in partnership with CGN, has identified £500m worth of contracts […]

Ford to close UK HQ in Brentwood

Ford to close UK HQ in Brentwood

CAR giant Ford has announced it is set to close down its Ford UK headquarters in Brentwood – the centre of its operations for more than 50 years. The proposal, which remains subject to relevant board approvals and local authority reviews, intends to bring together all of the company’s main UK-based office activities in the […]

Irish legends Foster and Allen come to the Harlow Playhouse

Irish legends Foster and Allen come to the Harlow Playhouse

International Recording artists Foster & Allen are bringing their 40th Anniversary Tour to Harlow CELEBRATING 40 years together in the music business they will be performing a string of their hits including ‘Bunch of Thyme’, ‘Maggie’, ‘After All These Years’, ‘I Will Love You All My Life’ and ‘Old Flames’. They will also be playing […]

Lord Lieutenant of Essex launches new website

Lord Lieutenant of Essex launches new website

A new interactive website launched yesterday (6 November) to highlight the office of the Lord-Lieutenant of Essex and to show how to honour those who make a significant contribution to the county. The website – https://essex-lieutenancy.org.uk – gives a history of Lord-Lieutenants, including outlining what they do and who held the office in Essex dating […]

Robert Halfon continues his call for new hospital for Harlow

Robert Halfon continues his call for new hospital for Harlow

HARLOW MP reaffirms call for new hospital in area: ‘This is on the government to act’ Robert Halfon has reaffirmed the desperate need for a new hospital “that is fit for the demands of the 21st century” in his constituency in order to deal with surging demand and take pressure off existing healthcare providers in […]

Essex Police issue security advice during Diwali celebrations

Essex Police issue security advice during Diwali celebrations

AS Diwali celebrations continue, Essex Police are reminding residents how to keep themselves and their jewellery safe. Burglars are believed to target specific homes and are generally ignoring possessions such as valuable electrical items, to steal traditional Asian gold jewellery. Here are top five tips below: Lock your doors and windows every time you leave […]

Rugby: Harlow U-17 beaten by local rivals Epping

Rugby: Harlow U-17 beaten by local rivals Epping

Harlow 5 v 22 Epping Report courtesy of Epping and Upper Clapton Rugby Club http://www.eppingucrfc.com/teams/12876/match-centre/0-4215177 EPPING visited their local rivals Harlow on a bright Sunday morning, the game kicked off with Epping making the stronger start. Good pressure from the forwards gave Epping good clean ball that the backs made good ground with but simple […]