THE Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority have released their annual data showing MP expenses for the financial year 2012 to 2013. Harlow MP Robert Halfon is seventh on the list of the highest spending MPs for the last financial year.
YOUR HARLOW met with local inventor Steven Tisseyre to discuss his new creation. The former engineer took his passion for photography to new heights when he realised he wanted to be able to take photos, from the sky.
SUZY Stride, the Labour candidate in Harlow, has claimed fewer offenders are being prosecuted because of police cuts. New figures, published in the House of Commons, reveal that the number of cases of domestic violence being handed to the CPS in England has fallen by 13% since 2010 reversing the trend of previous years.
SEVENTY-five MPs back Harlow MP Robert Halfon’s debate on free ‘school meals’ for Further Education students. Over the past year, Harlow MP Robert Halfon has been campaigning for disadvantaged Harlow College students to receive free school meals.
HARLOW had looked forward to a hard challenge in their last warm up game before the start of the league campaign. Early in the first half however they found they had the edge over the visitors. They took full advantage of the situation and at every opportunity put moves from the training field into practice. Eight minutes into the game they took clean ball from a lineout inside the visitors 22 and immediately set up a rolling maul. Kain Claridge the No8. peeled off with the ball and touched down for an unconverted try.
HARLOW Running Club members contested a number of events over the weekend, both at home and abroad. At the Maidenhead Half Marathon in Buckinghamshire Jamie Jephcott finished in 197th position out of 1672 finishers in a superb 1hr 30min 43sec. He was followed home by Steve Ambrose (294th, 1.35.09), Sean
Flynn (495th, 1.42.01), Janice Page (774th, 1.50.00), David Page (964th, 1.55.48), Karen Moir (1238th, 2.05.08) and Debbie Smith (1239th) in a personal best time for the distance (PB) of 2hrs 05min 09sec.
FIVE times World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will be on hand to start things at Princess Alexandra Hospitals NHS Trust ‘fun day Sunday’.
Developers Places for People are inviting members of the community across Harlow and East Hertfordshire, to learn more about their proposals to build up to 10,000 new homes in the area and to listen to their views.
VISITORS can take a trip to The Gibberd Garden in Marsh Lane Harlow for free this Sunday as they host a Heritage Open Day.
THIS Saturday, Harlow charity ‘Upwards with Downs’ are hosting a fun day to raise money for their support group for children with Downs Syndrome. The day will be held at The Queens Head Inn, located in Old Harlow with activities from Owl Handling to Face Painting.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced £5.7m extra funding for Princess Alexandra Hospital ensuring it will be ready for any additional demand on services that might occur this winter. The extra funds, in addition to £470,000 in funding for St Clare Hospice, should ensure it can provide a good service to everyone that needs it […]
ESSEX POLICE paid more than £10,000 in the past year, so that staff can listen to music.
Whilst many believe that they spend every breathe you take, fighting crime, others have wondered why there is a need, in difficult times, to pay out for music.
The Bushfair Neighbourhood Action Panel met this Tuesday, Nishall Garala sent us this update: Anti-social behaviour with a moped in Waterhouse Moor has been reported by a resident, as it is currently getting better, residents will continue to monitor the problem. PC Rob Hance will be attending St Mark’s school on Wednesday to work with […]
A new exhibition by Gatehouse Arts artists Jane Burnett, Rob Davies, Rib Jones, Kien Vong and Duncan Smith, opens today at the Westgate Gallery in the town centre.
BUILDING work is to begin next Monday on the first phase of a £10m scheme to add a new leisure complex to the existing Harvey Shopping Centre
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an accident which closed the A414 in Harlow (Tuesday, September 10).The road was shut after an articulated lorry swerved off the carriageway and hit trees. No other vehicles were involved.
Every second Wednesday, The Square hosts its fortnightly open mic night. Run by resident eccentric Love Hobbs, it’s an open mic with a difference where anyone can go along and have their 15 minutes of fame.
FIGURES released by Oxford University this week have found that one in 10 residents of Harlow is a foreign national. Mark Wilkinson, Leader of Harlow Council, was keen to dispel any myths surrounding this figure and its impact on the town.
NEXT Wednesday The Playhouse will be showing the Eyestrings Theatre Company reworking of Johns Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi.
YOUNG people are really bearing the brunt at the moment, don’t you think? As a recent graduate I surely am feeling the effects of living within “Broken Britain” and there are many young teens living within Harlow who I know for a fact that are having a hard time of it all.
The man described as Obama’s mentor throughout his campaign for presidency in America, Arnie Graf, has made a third visit to Harlow. Graf was brought in by Ed Milliband shake up to Labour’s grassroots campaigning leading up to the next general election.
ESSEX police and crime commissioner Nick Alston spent more than £36,000 in the four weeks leading up to last November’s election. Mr Alston, who won the seat for the Conservative Party, spent three times as much as second-placed Independent candidate Mick Thwaites, who spent £12,185. Labour candidate Val Morris-Cook spent £4,475, Ukip candidate Andrew Smith […]
AT around five to eleven on Friday night, Rock ‘n’ Rollers; The Lady Killers took the to the stage at The Square in Harlow in all their glory.
FOLLOWING on from the arrest of a 28 year old man in connection with last months suspected arson attack at Harlow Islamic centre, three further arrests have been made.