ALMOST every weekday, Church Langley Residents, (and anyone entering Church Langley) are faced with major delays getting out of the area onto the A414. This situation has been getting progressively worse for several years.
INCREASINGLY, people are contacting us and questioning why details of their court appearance(s) have appeared on our website and/or social media platforms. People mistakingly seem to be believe that this is confidential information and on a number of occasions tell us they are contacting the police and/or getting a highly paid lawyer to write to […]
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 […]
YOU think ‘the deal has the potential to undermine the Union because of the different arrangements for Northern Ireland.’
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 […]
Sir, HARLOW MP Robert Halfon says, and I quote, ‘Everything I have done since the referendum has been to fulfil the pledge to ensure that we leave the EU”. This statement misleads the People of Harlow, because he has not said anything against the so-called ‘Deal’ accepted by Teresa May, which means we would stay […]
Dear Sir, Are Harlow Council tenants’ being short-changed in respect of housing repairs? I would suggest they are: Why? Well the current list of repairs made the responsibility of the tenant has been increasing over many years and now consists of three pages of A4 paper with the result that many tenants have not had […]
IT HAS been another eventful weekend at the Oasis. Commuters emerging from Harlow Mill station on Friday evening were greeted by immigration enforcement vans on what seemed to be a significant raid.
FOLLOWING being elected onto the Council on Thursday night, I would like to extend my gratitude to all the people of Netteswell who voted for me.
OUR editor was in the Republic of Ireland last week. On a brighter autumnal day, he decided to pop across the border (between Cavan and Clones) and post a little v-log.
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 […]
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? 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 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 […]
SHANNON Jezzard is the new candidate for Netteswell Ward in the May 2018 local elections. Shannon is pictured centre right first row in the picture above, Shannon’s feedback as a first time delegate is outlined below:
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 […]
IT is often that things around us discourage us. It’s hard not to be negative when people constantly say things like that our generation is going to have a hard time finding jobs and that everyone is getting fat
A FEW thoughts on speculation, idle or otherwise
HIS is our second film on being prevented from filming by the police.
OVER in Thurrock, these are tense times between councils and newspapers. So, if invited, to a scrutiny committee, to discuss the state of play, then our advice is: go.
SOMETIMES, perhaps most times, it is hard to prepare your questions. Do your best and sometimes, play it by ears but at all times be professional.
HERE is a story about litter. They are worth charting and following as they can be used as “evidence’. That is not as heavy as it sounds, it is just handy if you need to return to it.
ON September 1st, 2018, our sister paper, www.yourthurrock.com, celebrated its tenth birthday.
DON’T be afraid to do the cliched stuff. They are the stories that keep our worlds revolving.