ALEX Read’s 44th goal of the season was all that separated Aveley and Harlow as the Hawks consolidated a play-off spot with a 1-0 win at Mill Field. Read’s set-piece four minutes into the second half was the only real piece of quality seen in the final third all game with neither ‘keeper being tested often.
THE ESSEX Police and Crime Commissioner, Nick Alston has pledged, in his annual report to continue to place domestic violence at the top of his agenda.
Mr Alston said: Every day, Essex Police deal with over 80 incidents of domestic abuse. Whilst real progress has been made over the past 12 months, nevertheless the HMIC report shows that more work needs to be done to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are identified earlier and kept safe from harm.
WELL, he said they would come and they certainly did. Legions of the Conservative Future from London, Manchester, Cambridge and Cardiff came to flood the town in support of Harlow MP, Robert Halfon. Mr Halfon spent the morning on the Broad Walk in the High, discussing matters and distributing the Harlow Sun. He was joined by Vicky Ford MEP.
ABLY supported by the assistant headteachers, you have reviewed your raising attainment plan to reflect the key priorities identified during the inspection. The plan works in alignment with a clear monitoring timetable and detailed weekly plans. Together these ensure all staff know what is happening when and understand what is expected of them.
Make exciting 2D artwork around the theme of dreams and fantasy. Run by artist Ella McCartney. A fun activity for this Easter weekend.
REPORTERS from YH’s sister paper, (YourThurrock) were at the press conference held by George Osborne at the Port of Tilbury where he made a key pledge regarding full employment.
FIRE CREWS were called to a fire in a fourth floor flat in a high rise block. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used one jet to extinguish the fire by 15:37hrs at Brenthall Towers, Potter Street, Harlow.
ONE OF the things we have been delighted about, in our first nine months of YourHarlow, is the proliferation of artists in the town. Sone work in groups and some, like Lewis Terry, plough a solo furrow.
FIRE CREWS were called to a fire in a third floor flat in Heronswood. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used hose reels to extinguish the fire by 11:44hrs. Two people were rescued by firefighters from the property.
A THOROUGH cleanse of the highway drainage system has been undertaken on the estate. Preliminary reports suggest that the system was heavily silted up and required jetting.
PUPILS were kept indoors at a Harlow school this week after parents raised their concerns about the high pollution levels of smog in the area. Primary pupils at Pear Tree Mead Primary and Nursery School near Southern Way were kept inside after the school decided it would be best for their health and safety.
THE number of cases of food shoplifting in Harlow rose by about 40% last year. Figures from Essex Police show there were 2,752 thefts in 2013, compared to 2,290 in 2012.
SCOTTISH punk rockers The Revillos, rolled back the years with a storming set at The Square. Fay Fife and the band played their best known hits from the seventies as well as songs written more recently as the audience enjoyed a great night.
PAUL Schroder, one of our three Labour Councillors in the Mark Hall Ward, has resigned as a Local Councillor due to work commitments. Paul Schroder has represented Mark Hall for three years, has taken on a new job as a full time official for the maritime trade union Nautilus. His duties cover the whole of the UK and beyond, and as such he has found it difficult to devote the necessary time to his local councillor role. As a consequence, he has decided to stand down from Harlow Council with immediate effect.
THE South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SE LEP) has today called on HM Government to make a £1.2 billion investment in growth across the South East. With support from Ministers and Whitehall, local partners’ plans will unlock a total investment package of £10 billion to accelerate growth, jobs and house building until 2021.
BUILDING on the success of their day of action in Harlow, UKIP will be having a Day of Action in Harlow on Friday night. The meeting will be held at the Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way at 7pm.
AT Great Parndon Community Association field and Play Barn, Abercrombie Way, Staple Tye, Harlow CM18 6YJ Fun Day , Easter Egg Hunt, Teddy Bears Picnic, Rainbow Young Bus, Art and Craft
ON Wednesday 14th May. The Harlow Comedy Club opens it’s doors for it’s inaugural show at the Churchgate Hotel in Old Harlow. The first (of what will hopefully be many shows), features three of the finest acts working the UK comedy circuit today as well as a resident compere.
NHS WEST Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG) has reached its first birthday and is reflecting on its achievements which have surpassed expectations in a challenging climate. Successes over the past year include more collaborative working between statutory organisations and service providers and more integration between services – meaning local people are already benefitting from improvements in their care.
HARLOW Council is leading a successful partnership including Jobcentre Plus and Harlow College to work with local developers to ensure that where jobs are created that local people are able to access them. The Council says it is essential that local people benefit from the growth of the Town and that it actively encourages all developers to engage with the partnership and assist it in promoting employment and job opportunities where possible.
THE Songwriting Charity is working in partnership with Essex County Council as part of the Positive Assertive Confidence Skills Programme (PACS). They are funded to deliver songwriting workshops to pupils who complete the six week PACS programme.
BP HAS said the security of their service station is “not a problem” after the recent string of thefts from the garage store on Southern Way in Harlow. The theft from BP in on February 21st was the latest in a significant number from the service station, dating back several months.
A man has entered the BP shop in Southern Way, Harlow on at least two occasions at the end of February and beginning of March and stolen tins of salmon and other fish. Anyone who recognises the man is asked to contact Pc Donna Money at Harlow Police station on 101.
Hollie started writing in 2012 and is rapidly gaining success. She was a shortlisted writer on the Essex Book Festival’s ‘Get it Writ’ competition in 2013. Her play Dinosaurs, was also shortlisted for the Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing (2013). Her second play, Cats and Dogs, was performed as a rehearsed reading at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch in January.