Plaque unveiled for Kathy Smith, one of Harlow’s unsung heroes

Kathy’s son, Gary Smith, said: “On behalf of Kathy’s family I would like to thank Harlow Council for the beautiful plaque that was unveiled at the recent renaming ceremony, Kathy would have been very proud to have been honoured in such an appropriate manner. Kathy supported the Potter Street local community and strove for facilities for the youth to have somewhere to meet and play and the Potter Street Splash Park was one of those areas where Kathy had wished for the local youth to be able to enjoy.”

“Tornado” family thank the Harlow community after roof blown off house

A FAMILY left temporarily homeless after their roof was blown off by a tornado has thanked the Harlow community for rallying round.

Amanda Chandler and her family from Upper Mealines had the fright of their lives as a suspected tornado cut across from the north west of the town through the Pear Tree Mead school playing fields before blowing off the roofs of a number of houses in Upper Mealines.

Man falls in building site in Potters Street

A WORKMAN WAS rescued from a construction site in Potters Street this morning (Thursday). The incident happened at Carters Mead. Crews were called to a construction site to rescue a man who had fallen off a ladder onto scaffolding and was injured. The crews worked with the ambulance service and the HART team and rescued the man by 10:04hrs.