WITH the recent resignation of seven MP’s from the Labour party due to racism and antisemitism, I am intrigued as to how the Harlow Labour party stand with these issues?
USING social media for some small business can be hard, even large ones struggle. For this week’s blog, I’m going to write about how to devise a social media strategy that will be the best for your brand/business/organisation.
JANUARY doesn’t start in January. It actually starts in February. How can January possibly start in January when you still have half of Christmas laying around?
Sir, I’m not bitter, I’m angry! Last September, the Corbynistas in Harlow Labour Party orchestrated my deselection. Because I wasn’t prepared to stay silent whilst some elements plotted and undermined and ultimately made the positions of other councillor colleagues untenable, I earned myself “a number of enemies” as one Labour Councillor informed me, that would […]
ON the 29th March, we are leaving the European Union (maybe), but you must agree with me that that this is one of the most confusing things that is happening in British Politics right now.
Sir, I’m over the moon to announce the birth of my baby, Frank, who was born on 13th January at Princess Alexandra Hospital. My husband, Omid and I are thrilled to be parents, and so thankful to the absolutely wonderful staff, and incredible work of our precious NHS. I felt that from beginning to end […]
HEARING about the demise of The Harlow Star, hit the recall button of my experiences with the local media when I worked for the ‘original’ Harlow Citizen back in 1966 for 18 months or so.
The Hyperlocal Bible: Not so long ago, Harlow (pop 80,000) had three printed newspapers. Next week, the printers stop rolling for the last surviving one, the Harlow Star. A few thoughts from me…. Tweet
EARLIER this month we could be at one place for two on-line newspapers but on Saturday it wasn’t so easy.
A FEW words on a driving from job to job to job on a Super Saturday.
By Stephen Silverman Campaign Against Antisemitism LAST week, YourHarlow published a petition that has been submitted to Harlow Council by the Harlow Palestine Society with the aim of bringing about an amendment to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism recently adopted by the council. The article, taken from the wording of the […]
THE funeral of much-loved former editor of the Thurrock Gazette, Andy Lever.
Another one on Brexit
PLANNING as a subject will, no doubt, come up a few times this year.
PATIENCE they tell me is a virtue. It is hard.
WHEN you get to know someone through a story and it ends badly.
PLEASED to continue to be a member of the press regulator, Impress.
The sad case of Michael Forrest.
A PAINED reflection on the day I file my tax returns. Maybe not as painful as the day I get the bill!
CAN you put your deep and abiding devotion to David Robert Jones into your on line newspaper, even three years after his death.
ON a very busy Tuesday night in January, I reflect on reporting the key EU Withdrawal Agreement Vote.
Dear Sir / Madam, I would like to know why Robert Halfon MP has changed his Brexit stance from publicly stating that “leave means leave” and that he did not support the deal offered by Teresa May PM to joining forces with a Labour MP Lucy Powell to co-author Common Market 2.0 on behalf of […]
A FEW words on the subject of the BBC Local Democracy Reporter Scheme.
IT is a week into 2019 and we are getting into the swing of reality after the festive break. Most people will be going back to work, school, uni, etc, but just remember as you go back to your daily routines