POLICE have issued an e-fit of a man they wish to speak to after a woman on a mobility scooter was robbed of her handbag. The victim, a woman in her 40s, was in Bromley Close, Harlow, at about 5.35pm on Wednesday, September 11 when a man approached her from behind.
A LATE Alex Read goal was enough to give Harlow all three points. Read struck on 87 minutes to seal an important victory over a resilient Romford side. Dean Neil and Layne Eadie made their debut for the reds and both were impressive.
MICHAEL O’ Connell last had an exhibition in Harlow in 1973, held at Harlow Playhouse. Professor Edquist mentioned his fondness of Harlow as a growing town, and that O’Connell very much saw art as fundamental to re – building a society. Professor Edquist moved from one piece of his work to another, each had a story behind it, and one couldn’t help but notice the wit and charisma of the artist infused in his work, Edquist said: “He was an extraordinary design genius.”
FAWBERT and Barnard primary school has lost its status as an “Outstanding” school. In an Ofsted report published this week, the school has been graded as “Good”. However, the behaviour of the pupils at the Old Harlow school is credited as ‘Outstanding.”
AS Essex continues to be inspired by the London 2012 Games, residents have just one week left to nominate those who are helping shape the County’s sporting legacy. The Active Essex Sports Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and congratulate the very best in Sport & Physical Activity in Greater Essex, and the men, women, boys and girls who help to make this happen.
THE member of the european parliament (MEP) that covers Harlow, Richard Howitt has made a barnstorming speech at the Labour party conference in which he slams the record of both the Conservatives and UKIP. Mr Howitt said: “In the last five years we’ve voted on whether or not whole countries which are key export markets for Britain go bankrupt; on the balance between the right-to-know and the right to privacy in the exploding digital age and on the true price of carbon emissions for the future of our planet.
A TEENAGER is due to appear in court later next month (Harlow) after having been charged with a string of sexual assaults in Harlow.
THE AUTHOR behind the best selling books turned Hollywood films, “How to Train Your Dragon” Cressida Cowell is coming to Harlow. Cowell will be meeting young fans, signing books and talking about her multi-million selling books at Harlow Playhouse on Sunday October 6th at 14:00pm.
THE POLSKA Szota przedmiotow ojczystych opens this month in Harlow. The Polish Saturday School will teach students about Polish culture and tradition as well as the Polish languag
HARLOW had to come back from 2-0 down to salvage a draw at home against Romford. Goals from Alex Read and new signing James Smith got the point for Harlow. Harlow looked to repeat last Saturdays performance against Lowestoft to get them back to winning ways in the league after Harlow lost away to Heybridge Swifts.
INTEVIEWS are being held today to find the principle of the New The Sir Charles Kao UTC (SCK UTC) Which will be opening in Harlow September 2014. The University Technical College for students aged 14 – 19 opening in Harlow in September 2014 will be located within the grounda of the current Harlow college.
ESSEX County Councillor Kevin Bentley, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Infrastructure commented: “Essex has shared a 25 year relationship with Jiangsu and this was a decisive factor in Phoenix choosing Essex for its investment. The purchase of this hotel is yet another example of investment in the county from China and Jiangsu, all made possible through our workings and relationship with them. I am delighted we were able to help them in the purchase of the premises and look forward to the redevelopment and opening”.
HARLOW will be celebrating its rich cultural diversity by hosting a multicultural festival on Saturday the 5th of October in the Market Square from 11:00 – 16:30.
THE HARLOW TUC have reported that, after much discussion, a motion of No Confidence has been passed in prospective parliamentary candidate, Suzy Stride.
The majority decision was taken at a branch meeting last week.
IF you recognise him please call Pc Gemma Sandy at Harlow on Essex Police 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. He is described as white, in his early to mid-20’s, with short brown hair and was wearing a black and white striped hooded top, grey trousers and white trainers.
Many young people have stop think about further education. I think education is one of the most important things in life. Education is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic. It is one of the most important input a country can make in its people and its future and is major to reducing poverty and inequality.
BURNT MILL is taking neighbouring primaries under its wing on its journey to becoming world-class. Education and achievement at Burnt Mill Academy, in First Avenue, continues to go from strength to strength after once again securing the very best GCSE results in the town this summer.
AN INQUEST will take place this week into the death of a Harlow cyclist. Rob Tyler (62), Bishopsfield, died in September 2012 in a collision with a car in Herons Wood.
A HARLOW bus driver has been sacked after a picture emerged showing him gazing at a hand-held device while behind the wheel. The photo was captured on Harlow cyclist Dave Sherry’s head cam, who then posted the video online.
THIS WEEKEND the eight top table tennis teams in the Senior British League Premier Division will be doing battle at BATTS Table Tennis Club in Old Harlow.
A 19 year old man from Harlow and another 19 year old from Portsmouth were arrested yesterday and questioned about the burglary and fire at the house in Barn Mead both have been released on police bail until October 31.
As of this month Harlow Councils housing register will become the ‘housing needs register’ a change intended to reflect that fact it will now focus on ‘need’ rather than how long applicants have been on the list.The most dramatic change however, is that applicants must have continually lived in Harlow for five years to be eligible.
HUNG Hoang 29 of no fixed abode, appeared in Chelmsford Magistrates court yesterday following a police raid in West Road, Harlow on Monday. During the raid officers found 500 cannabis plants growing in a warehouse.
Essex firefighters have issued safety advice to the public ahead of their strike next Wednesday. Essex Fire Brigades Union members, along with colleagues across the country, will be taking industrial action between midday and 4pm on Wednesday the 25th September. The industrial action is part of a national dispute over Government pension reforms.