Letter to Editor: We must save Maples Centre

Letter to Editor: We must save Maples Centre

Sir As Councillor for Little Parndon and Hare Street I am very concerned to hear about the proposed cuts by Essex County Council to the Maples respite centre. This centre provides vital respite services to parents with children with complex needs and I personally oppose any downgrading of services. I am pleased that the leader […]

Letter to Editor: Let’s write for rights

Letter to Editor: Let’s write for rights

Dear Sir, As the festive period draws close and people begin writing cards to their loved ones, thousands of people across the UK will also be writing messages to people suffering human rights abuses around the world. Amnesty’s annual Write for Rights campaign is based on a simple idea – that writing a letter can […]

Letter to Editor: Office conversions an example of “an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council”.

Letter to Editor: Office conversions an example of “an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council”.

Sir, The report into offices being converted into flats is another example of an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council. 1. They could have taken legal action far earlier so that anyone wanting to convert offices across the whole town would need to seek planning permission which would have given them much more control over […]

Blogspot: Reflections On Labour Co-Operative Conference

Blogspot: Reflections On Labour Co-Operative Conference

Reflections from the Co-Operative Party Conference, Bristol 2018 – ‘Keeping the Harlow £ in Harlow’ By Frances Mason I arrived at the ‘Unleashed’ Co-Operative Party Conference in Bristol hoping to come away with new ideas to bring back to Harlow. You may be wondering who is the Co-Operative Party and what do they do? Apart […]

Blogspot: Why volunteer?

Blogspot: Why volunteer?

Blogspot: Why Volunteer? By Nishall Garala AFTER working the community for many years, I gained a passion about volunteering, so this week’s blog is going to be themed about why one should volunteer. Make a Difference Volunteering, at home or abroad, gives you the chance to vote every day about the kind of community and […]

Op-Ed: Harlow Labour and the Great Disruption of 1843

Op-Ed: Harlow Labour and the Great Disruption of 1843

Op-Ed BY Michael Casey I DON’T often break cover in my news pieces. Across both my on-line newspapers, I have published close to 45,000 stories. Most stories are attributed to “Staff Reporter”, in the manner of The Economist. It is the words that matter not the moniker. Also, I make no great predictions as to […]

Blogspot: Reflections on the Labour Conference

Blogspot: Reflections on the Labour Conference

By Gavin Callaghan Leader of Basildon Labour Group LABOUR’S Conference is over for another year and the message coming from every fringe meeting and speech is clear; Labour is preparing for government whilst Theresa May is preparing for retirement. Or at least that’s what Labour want the public to believe. The reality remains that the […]

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