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 […]
THE children and staff at Kiddi Caru’s Harlow day nursery have been celebrating Diwali.
STUDENTS at Pemberley Academy have been commentating 100 years since the end of the First World War this week with displays and activities across the school.
PUPILS and staff at Holy Cross Primary Academy have produced a fitting memorial to those who gave their lives in WW1.
A HARLOW writer has dedicated a poem to those who gave their lives in World War One.
HARLOW Labour successfully defended both wards in by-elections on Thursday night.
HARLOW Town’s new director of operations, Shannon Toms has reflected on his first six months in the job. Shannon said: “I am now six months into my role at the club and now feel this is an appropriate time to reflect on the progress we’ve made thus far. We currently find ourselves bottom of the […]
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 […]
DIABETES prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to figures from NHS Digital.
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 […]
HARLOW parkrun is set to celebrate its fourth birthday on Saturday. The first 5k run around Harlow Town Park took place on November 8th, 2014. Since then the run gets a regular 200 plus participants who undertake the challenging but satisfying run. It is not a race, you are just challenging yourself so it is […]
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 […]
THERE are by-elections in Bush Fair and Netteswell today (Thursday Nov 8th).
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 […]
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 […]
A LETTER from Church Langley resident, Peter Liddle, which describes a “crime wave” that he believes is consuming the Harlow housing estate.
RAYTHEON UK have supported the relaunch of the Science Alive Centre in Harlow – with CEO Richard Daniel and Robert Halfon MP in attendance. The relaunch is the start of a new chapter in the life of the Centre.
CAN you help Essex Police find Mark Histon, 49, who is missing from Harlow?
CONCERN for this winter as foodbank reveals it has fed 2,204 local people with emergency food supplies in six months
THURSDAY”S by-election was triggered by the resignation of Labour’s deputy leader, Waida Forman. This reporter alway saw Mrs Forman as a formidable campaigner and in many ways, one of Harlow’s true left-wingers and not one of the transient militants with a mobile.
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 […]
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 […]
BLACK boxes are to be installed in Essex Police cars as a condition of a new car insurance policy.
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 […]