Grants awarded to Epping organisations

If your community group could use £5,000 to help with your one-off project, initiative or even the further development of an existing scheme, apply now.

Mental wellbeing celebrated at Herts and Essex Community Farm

THERE is a wonderful sense of calm and well-being at the Herts and Essex Community Farm at Fold Croft.

Have coffee with Harlow’s cops

IF you are a Harlow resident and have any concerns then please come alone and have a chat and a free coffee with PC Tim Knight at McDonald’s Staple Tye Harlow on Thursday 1st June 2017 at 12.00

New Archdeacon for Harlow

THE Revd Canon Vanessa Herrick, currently Rector of Wimborne Minster & the Northern Villages in the Diocese of Salisbury, has been appointed as the next Archdeacon of Harlow.
Vanessa will begin her ministry in the Diocese of Chelmsford in September 2017. She succeeds the Venerable Martin Webster who retired in March 2017.

St Clare Hospice mark International Nurses Day

ST Clare Hospice has marked International Nurses Day (12 May) by hosting a tea party in honour of the nursing staff at the Hastingwood-based hospice.

Harlow is 70: Why I came here: Jerry Hayes: “The accidental MP”

JERRY Hayes was MP for Harlow between 1983 and 1997. A thirteen year period which he covers in great deal in this fascinating interview.

Raindrops Nursery rated as Outstanding

A HARLOW nursery has been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Ferry Across The Mersey….Millie Smith

A FERRY across the Mersey and a train to Harlow Town. So began the journey by Millie Smith to Harlow Town.

Harlow teenager fined and disqualified after riding motorbike in town centre

A HARLOW teenager has been disqualified from driving and fined hundreds of pounds for riding a motorbike in the town centre.

Brave David succeeds in personal marathon around Town Centre

CROWDS gathered around Esquires Coffee House in the Water Gardens on a spring-like Saturday morning, ready to join brain injury survivor David Chennells on his massive challenge to walk one mile through the town centre. This walk was to be the furthest distance David had walked since his brain haemorrhage in 2007, which left him […]

Race night at Canons Brook for St Clare Hospice

THE mayor of Epping, Cllr Les Burrows, and Harlow Council Vice Chair, Cllr Sue Livings, were amongst those who enjoyed a night at the races at a charity event in aid of St Clare Hospice.

Thousands raised at Harlow Tye Rotary Abseil.

DOZENS of brave organisations and individuals spent the weekend abseiling down the side of the Church Langley water tower in order to raise money for charity.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Out of the smog…

WHEN Harlow residents describe the London of the 1950s, it feels akin to a Victorian scene. But that London was closer to 1899 to 2017.

Inquest reports into death of Harlow pensioner

AN INQUEST was held into the death of a Harlow pensioner.

Stewards Academy open new sports hall

STEWARDS Sports Hall will enable us to provide indoor PE lessons during wet weather and provide a broader range of sports such as basketball and badminton to appeal more widely to young people. It will provide them with the opportunity to broaden their skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle as they grow up.

Popular St Clare Hospice boss to stand down

ST Clare Hospice has announced the departure of their Chief Executive, Tanya Curry, after eight years at the organisation.

Glow with the flow at the St Clare Hospice Midnight Walk

GET your glow sticks at the ready and grab your friends and family because St Clare Hospice’s Midnight Walk is coming, and you’re invited to the party! On Saturday 1 July, Harlow will be set to ‘light up the night’ for St Clare when its annual neon-themed sponsored 5k and 10k walk takes to the streets for the ninth time in what promises to be the biggest Midnight Walk party yet.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Barbara Timcke

WE caught up with Harlow resident, Barbara Timcke at the Life Writing Group at The Hare.

Stewards Academy raise over £1000 for charity

STEWARDS Academy year eight charity representatives excelled themselves on Red Nose Day as the Academy raised over £1000 for the charity.

Kingsmoor Primary students impressed by appliance of science at Stewards

STEWARDS Academy played host to Kingsmoor Academy when the pupils visited Stewards to take part in a number of science investigations all related to water. Year 3 – 6 pupils set off Hydrogen/Oxygen Rockets making water in the process. They got to use a Bunsen burner and they tested different foods for the presence of water.

Kind hearts donate Easter Eggs to Princess Alexandra Hospital patients

ON Good Friday Dolphin Ward at Princess Alexandra had some lovely visitors bearing gifts for those unfortunate enough to be in hospital over the Easter period.

Hard-hitting campaign targets women in Harlow the smoke during pregnancy

NEW figures have revealed that during 2015/16, around one in ten pregnant women in Essex were smokers at the time of having their babies.

Travel back in time to 1947 with Herts and Essex Community Farm

TRAVEL back in time to 1947 as Herts and Essex Community Farm celebrate the 70th birthday of Harlow New Town.

Essex Youth Service needs Harlow citizens

THINK you can help make a difference to the lives of young adults this summer? Essex Youth Service needs you!


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