ROAD planning here was, is and will be an absolute car crash: well it would be if the cars can actually move out of the gridlock such abysmal planning will create.
WE filmed this piece on Thursday April 5th. It was a piece on knowing where to and where not to film. It was reported today (April 11th) that Russian journalists had flouted those guidelines by filming in Salisbury Hospital. They were removed by the police. This is just a reminder on keeping ourselves right. Tweet
WE have a sneaking suspicion that public bodies are (consciously or unconsciously) acting like news organisations.
SOMETIMES your IT back up system may consist of a friend around the corner that you can politley request help from. Well, it has worked for us for nearly a decade. But whilst Cheema was helping us out, we chatted about IT, websites and changing technology. Tweet
WITH the right spirit, an April Fool can be a lot of fun.
YOU may not believe it but there are times when you try and talk people out of a story.
GETTING up in the morning, following a lead is all part of the day to day running of an on-line newspaper.
IT happens. You think you have secured an interview and then the person decides that a bigger audience would be better.
THE only way to control the development of HMOs is by enforcing planning law. We need Harlow Council to establish the relevant Article 4 Direction for the whole of Harlow. Anyone then wishing to convert a property into an HMO would need first to obtain planning consent.
SINCE 2016, we have been filming vlogs that chart the day to day or week to week life of running an on-line newspaper. There are other seventy vlogs done so far. As we do a lot more filming in Harlow, we thought we would switch it to YourHarlow. http://www.yourthurrock.com/category/blog/the-hyperlocal-bible/ Tweet
From The Editor THERE was a by-election in Harlow. You may have missed it. It was won by Labour’s Chris Vince. Chris used to live in Chelmsford. A year ago, he moved to Harlow. Rivermill to be precise. Of course, you may know all this as it was pointed out several times. It was pointed […]
“IT was announced that NHS workers are receiving a pay rise of 6.5% spread over the next three years. In reality, this increase fails to address seven consecutive years of pay cuts.
Dear Editor, It has come to my notice that the Sir Charles Kao UTC has changed its name. I would like to point out that this Technical College located in Harlow is for the education of young people between the ages of 14 and 18 and its name is ideally suited to its task. Sir […]
IT is a huge honour to be elected as Councillor for Little Parndon and Hare Street and I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who came out and voted for me last week.
Nishall’s Blog The Power of Empowering Others “A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” –Lao Tzu We usually talk about leadership qualities and how to better ourselves. We seek to develop leadership that strives to empower, and […]
Letter to Editor: “Tories have devalued the teaching profession” By Chris Vince: Labour candidate for Little Parndon and Hare Street In response to Cllr Hardware’s letter I would like to point out to him that having been a teacher for nearly thirteen years I have a great deal of experience of the changes caused by […]
Listening to Church Langley’s Residents: LAST Wednesday (07/02) in the House of Commons the annual Police Grant, which approves central police funding for each financial year, was voted on and subsequently passed. Since 2014, Essex Police’s allocation of funds from the national police grant has been cut by £11.7m between 2014/15 – 2017/18. Is it […]
HARLOW’S problem with school places is not dissimilar to many other places around the country. It is not helped here by the uneven spread of schools across the town.
Editorial Comment THIRTY years ago, the city of Edinburgh was asked to have a long hard look at itself and ask itself a question: Did it want to remain being seen as an east coast county town like Canterbury, York and Durham. Or did it want to be seen as a modern european capital city. […]
ON 25 January Harlow Council at last produced its “Harlow Local Development Plan” which outlines it’s vision for future development in Harlow and includes a list of 21 sites which it believes should be designated for future housing development.
40 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude Gratitude is such a powerful emotion, one that can make your life better in so many ways. It’s quite difficult to feel depressed or sorry for yourself when you are feeling gratitude. In a study carried out in 2003, there was a multitude of benefits from keeping a gratitude […]
I have always been a cynic of the programme to turn schools into academies. I understood the reason that the last Labour government introduced them and even recognise that some inner city schools did benefit from an injection of funds in the short term,
MOST people’s New Year’s resolutions are around making goals about changing themselves for the better, but not many people make resolutions to accept themselves as they are.
NOW and again, we drop into the blog written by Harlow playwright, Steve Hannam.