“Lost Modernist” returns to Harlow

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.”

Nominations still open for Harlow sportsmen and women

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.

MEP Howitt slams UKIP and Tories

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.

Football: Harlow fightback salvages point for Hawks

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.

Interviews held for principal of new technical college

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.

China’s biggest publishing company set up near to Harlow

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”.

Blog Post: Nishall on Education

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.

Further Arrests In Barn Mead Fire Case

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.

New Council housing policy takes effect in Harlow

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.

Essex firefighters issue safety advice ahead of strike

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.