Stop and appreciate St Stephen’s Christmas tree

PEOPLE walking or driving up and down Tawneys Road in Harlow may have noticed a Christmas Tree outside St Stephen’s Church. Nothing remarkable in that you might think but the team at St Stephen’s hope it might allow people time to pause for thought during this busy holiday period.

Police probe after fire in Waterhouse Moor in Harlow

ESSEX Firefighters have been called to a fire in a property measuring 20m x 5m. Crews wearing breathing apparatus are using one hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Waterhouse Moor Residents’ Association launches alert system

WATERHOUSE Moor Residents’ Association’s Vice Chairman Nishall Garala has launched the WMRA Alert System.
The WMRA `Alert System` is a `First Response Communications project` that is intended to bring the community together in the event of any perceived or real local issues

Perfect score! Holy Cross top SATS table in Harlow

HOLY Cross primary academy has scored a perfect 100% in the SATS tables published today (Thursday). It is another example of what the school has achieved and may be another indicator as to why so many parents want their children to go there.

St Marks students visit Berlin

ST Mark’s pupils and staff have recently returned from the Modern Foreign Language Department’s annual trip to Berlin.

Harlow estate agents Reyland Johnson raise £1000 for St Clare Hospice

A HARLOW estate agent has helped bring football home to St Clare Hospice as part of a
fundraising initiative that kicked off during this year’s World Cup.

Blog: Living with Luke

WHEN I started writing these, it was to document the ever growing distance between us. It was also a way of telling you things that you would never know, never care about, or even ever give a thought to.

Nishall’s blog: One Young World

ONE Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30 and gathers the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues.

7th Scouts raise over £800 on family fun day

THE 7TH scouts Harlow raised over £800 at a family fun day at The Link in Parlsoe Road in Harlow. The monies will help in the building of the scout hut on Nicholls Field.

Litter Pick at Waterhouse Moor

MEMBERS of the Waterhouse Moor Residents Association, organised a litter pick recently. Eight people took part in a one hour session

Passmores Academy results highlight everything good about the school

PUPILS, parents and staff at Passmores Academy in Tracyes Road were in celebratory after an impressive set of GCSE results.

All smiles at St Mark’s as GCSE exam results show continued improvement

IT WAS all smiles down at Tripton Road this morning as St Mark’s celebrated continued exam success at GCSE.

58% of students gained 5 or more GCSE’s at A* to C (inc. English and Maths). A 5% improvement on last year. This is even more remarkable considering the changes that have been made by the government.

Investigation in fire in garage in Nicholls Field

FIRE CREWS wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to tackle a blaze involving a garage and a car in Nicholls Field, Harlow. Crews arriving at the scene reported that the whole of the garage was well alight with the car inside.

The sad lonely death of Reginald Pink

AN INQUEST into the death of Harlow resident, Reg Pink has record that he killed himself. Reg Pink, formerly of Nicholls Field, Harlow was found dead in a wooded area near to Carters Mead in Potter Street in October, 2012.

Harlow pharmacist from Purford Green jailed over VAT fraud

OVENLEN was the director and senior pharmacist of Addison Healthcare (UK) Limited. Evidence showed he made or permitted fraudulent claims for the repayment of VAT to be made on behalf of the company and creating and/or providing false evidence in support of those fraudulent claims.

Update: Elderly man found after going missing from Great Plumtree in Harlow

POLICE want to hear from anyone who believes they may have seen 80-year-old John Lloyd who has gone missing from his home in Harlow. He left his address in Great Plumtree in the town at sometime between 6am and 8am today (Wednesday July 16) and has not been seen since.

Helicopter lands on Nicholls Field after person taken unwell nearby

AN ESSEX air ambulance landed on Nicholls Field in Harlow this afternoon after reports that a person was taken ill nearby. The helicopter landed just after midday on Saturday afternoon in the field which is near to the Clock Tower roundabout.

Suspects sought after theft from Manor Hatch Co-Op

POLICE want to identify a man and a woman caught on CCTV at the time four bottles of gin and vodka, and packets of meat, were stolen from the Co-op Store in Tumbler Road, Harlow. The theft took place at around 8.30pm on Wednesday March 26.

Great Brays gets a makeover.

A THOROUGH cleanse of the highway drainage system has been undertaken on the estate. Preliminary reports suggest that the system was heavily silted up and required jetting.

Blogpost: Living with Luke: “Would you miss me?”

Readers of these blogs are well aware of my trouble dealing with Tiddles the Silverback when I come into the room or indeed home as he appears to loathe the very sight of me. As an experiment last week, TCMH suggested that instead of saying hello or indeed anything to him when I sees him, to instead just ignore him and wait for him to come to me. Her reasoning being that if you try and get a cat to sit with you, the cat will do the complete opposite and wander away. So, this week I’ve tried exactly that and it has been a success, in that he has totally ignored me, hasn’t said a word to me and generally has had a lovely time…

What is life like, living with Luke?

WE HAVE enjoyed reading and publishing Steve Hanham’s blogs called “Living with Luke” where he details the day to day life of living with an autistic teenager.
But we wanted to find out more. So we went to see Steve and his family in Nicholls Field and asked him about living with Luke.

Video reveals suspect in burglary at pensioners in Westfield

ESSEX POLICE have released CCTV footage in a renewed appeal to identify a man suspected of a burglary at an elderly woman’s home in Harlow. The woman, who is in her 80s, was at her home in Westfield at about 11am on Monday February 17 when a man knocked at the door and said he was working on a neighbour’s trees.

Wonderful treat on Mothers Day at Park Inn Harlow

TREAT mum on Mothers Day by taking her to the Park Inn in Harlow on Sunday March 30th. Great two course and three course meals with free gift for all mothers.

Waterhouse Moor residents meeting

THERE will be a a Waterhouse Moor residents association meeting on Thurs 6th March at 7pm in The Study Centre (next to Elm Hatch).
The Harlow MP, Robert Halfon is attending.


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