THE partnership has developed Get Back into Football which aims to get people aged over 25 and not currently playing football back into the game. Sessions only cost £1 and interested participants just turn up and play at Paringdon Sports and Social Club every Saturday morning from 10.30am until midday.
THESE enhancements to grass roots involvement are based on the successes of the 2013 campaign My Health, My Future, My say, which allowed WECCG to reach out a wider audience by visiting their communities and talking one-to-one. The local NHS and care providers are now working much more closely together to look at how people access services and what they need to stay healthy and receive the right support.
HARLOW Running Club fielded 14 runners in this years Virgin London Marathon. They joined over 35,000 others runners on what was a great day for spectating but, because of the constant sunshine, made it very warm for running a distance of 26.2 miles. Several runners ran for charity, raising over £3000 for St Clare Hospice, Seafarers, Diabetes UK and Oasis.
Walsingham shrine director Fr Alan Williams, a member of the Society of Mary known as Marist Fathers, was appointed to the post by Pope Francis. He will be ordained bishop at Brentwood Cathedral on 1 July this year.
REMEMBER Labour’s defining mission: ‘education, education, education’? We have now had the Conservative equivalent ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’.
In what some might see as an important day in the development of the mission of the Conservative Party, the Chancellor pledged the goal of Full Employment:
THE successful Active Women ‘She Has Energy’ (SHE) project has now come to a close. The project has changed the lives of over 1500 women in some of Essex’ most deprived communities by enabling access to free or low cost fun, friendly physical activity sessions close to their homes.
DETECTIVES in Harlow are appealing for anyone who was in Tillwicks Road, Harlow around 2.30pm on Friday, April 4 and may have witnessed an incident where two women, one older than the other, with a two year old child, were in a dispute with two men who got out of a black medium sized car.
OVER 100 people attended the Harlow Conversation at the Harlow Study Centre. People discussed the four local issues: hospitals, schools, payday loan companies, and housing, in small groups of around 12.
GRAMMY-nominated singer, Stacey Kent, brings her new album, The Changing Lights, to Harlow Playhouse. The Changing Lights places Kent’s love for Brazilian music centre-stage, featuring Bossa Nova classics like How Insensitive alongside originals by the songwriting team of Jim Tomlinson and acclaimed novelist, Kazuo Ishiguro.
BELFRY manager Barry Redington was left speechless after a stoppage time Sonny Adams goal earned his side their first ever Essex Sunday Junior Cup triumph thanks to late drama against Parsloe Athletic at Brightlingsea Regent FC’s North Road. Substitute Adams’ late clincher sealed the win after Dexter Terrell-Stuart’s early second-half opener for Belfry had been cancelled out by Darren Smith with under 15 minutes to play. “For Sonny [Adams] to come off the bench and score the winner – it’s just brilliant,” declared Redington after leading his London City Airport League outfit to victory in north Essex.
THE first Essex Energy Switch has secured total savings on gas and electricity bills of over £250,000 for Essex residents. Some 1,202 residents accepted offers to switch energy providers with the collective savings scheme, with average savings per household of £209.
IMPROVEMENT works to revitalise four of the county’s key town centre footway areas are already more than halfway underway. The £1m of improvement works have already helped to revitalise a number of town centre footways in Chelmsford, Colchester, Harlow and Basildon, helping to create an improved shopping experience for local residents, business and visitors to the county.
ESSEX County Council is planning to fly the EU flag to mark the visit that day by auditors from the European Union, who will be auditing the MaxiGreen Project which is part funded by Brussels, using taxpayers’ money. The MaxiGreen project raises awareness and promotes the South Essex Marshes through the development of Thames Estuary path maps, signage and mobile applications designed to orientate and inform visitors to the various gateways and green heritage attractions.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon is calling on the Government to do more pothole repairs across Harlow. Mr Halfon has raised the issue in Parliament after learning that the number of potholes on 125 miles of roads in Harlow increased to 632 in the first quarter of this year.
CABINET, Tuesday 22 April, Committee Room 1 Members and Officers Foreign Travel Committee, Tuesday 22 April, Committee Room 1 Corporate Scrutiny Committee, Tuesday 22 April, Committee Room 2 Essex Fire Audit, Governance & Review Committee, Wednesday 23 April, Fire Service HQ
Ricky Sheridan, 34, was last known to be living in Upper Mealines, Harlow. He failed to appear at North Essex Magistrates Court on November 11, 2013, to answer a charge of theft. He is also suspected of committing other thefts in Harlow in September and October 2013 where goods totalling over £200.
“DRINKING and cooking simply do not mix. Time and again firefighters have been called to fires in the home and found a pan of food on the stove and someone sound asleep on the sofa. This is a deadly combination, just three breaths of smoke can be enough to kill.”
HARLOW Town dropped two vital points as the last kick of the game saw them draw 2-2 against Cheshunt at The Harlow Arena. Harlow started like a team on form with James Smith rampaging down the middle and only a couple of offsides preventing them from taking the lead.
Good luck to the following who will be chasing Mo and co. on Sunday. If you click on their name, you can see their Justgiving page.
YOUR HARLOW was started up in 2013 through an award from the Carnegie Trust. Our mission statement was to increase the amount of news delivered to the residents of Harlow. It is going to take us a while but we would, eventually, like to get back to the halcyon days of the Harlow Gazette and Citizen which had over 100 stories a week.
A MAN from Harlow has been charged with driving offences following a collision in Harbert Road, Harlow on January 31 involving six cars. James DODGE, aged 39 from Felmongers, Harlow is charged with aggravated vehicle taking and property damage; using a motor vehicle without insurance and driving without a licence. He has been bailed to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on April 24.
Ryman Div One North Witham 2 v 5 Harlow Town HARLOW Town reserved their performance of the season in a wonderful 5-2 victory against Witham on Thursday night. The victory also saw Alex Read beat Jeff Wood’s 25 year goal-scoring of 44 in a season. Alex Read scored a hat-trick that brought his tally to […]
STRUGGLING for ideas to keep the little ones entertained this Easter – without breaking the bank? Fear not – The Harvey Centre, Harlow’s top shopping destination, is launching its first ever Kids’ Club. Complete with new mascot, Harvey The Hippo, the Harvey Centre Kids’ Club will launch on 19 April with a host of free Easter workshops and activities – and continue with a programme of fun and educational events throughout the year.
A PACKED Harlow audience was treated to a wonderful performance of The Wizard of Oz at the Harlow Playhouse. This reporter took their grand-daughter (aged five) along to the show and she loved every single minute of it.