Cyclist in hospital after collapsing in North Gate, Harlow

THE East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called to Kitson Way in Harlow at 1.05pm today (6th December) after a man collapsed. A community first responder, two ambulances, an ambulance officer and an air ambulance were dispatched.

Man detained under mental health act after incident in Harlow gym

POLICE went to the scene of an incident at a gym in West Gate in Harlow. They attended at around 1pm on Friday September 5 following a report from a member of the public of concerns for a man inside the premises.

Update: Two year old in stable condition after being knocked down by ice-cream van in Northbrooks

POLICE were called to Northbrooks in Harlow shortly before 5.30pm on Monday August 18 following reports of a road traffic collision involving a 22-month old boy and an ice-cream van.

You’re never too young to explore!

THAT’S the view at Little Parndon Primary School,in Park Mead, Harlow, as they waved off their tiny Year 2 pupils for an overnight adventure.

Cruel thief posed as police officer to steal from pensioner in Harlow

DETECTIVES have warned elderly people to be on their guard after a thief posing as a police officer tricked his way into a woman’s home in Harlow. The incident happened at Hare Street Springs, at about 5.15pm on Thursday June 5.

Fold Croft allotment day a big success

THE ex-allotment site in Foldcroft had become overgrown during the wet winter and hhidden amongst the brambles were a few surprises as volunteers removed years of fly-tipping from the land. A bath tub, kitchen sink and a fridge were among the objects to be removed. Unsurprising given its proximity to Cannons Brook Golf course, volunteers, also unearthed around a hundred golf balls and even a couple of golf clubs.

Community Farm plan allotment force day in Fold Croft

THE HERTS AND ESSEX Community Farm plans to transforming an ex-allotment site in Fold Croft but needs your help. On the 1st March they will begin clearing the ex-allotment site in Fold Croft, the land has become overgrown during the winter.

Academy sponsors confirmed for new Rivermill Academy in Harlow

ESSEX County Council is pleased to learn that the Department for Education has selected two preferred Academy sponsors for Braiswick School in Colchester and Rivermill Academy in Harlow, meaning that progress can continue on developing the two new builds funded through the government’s Targeted Basic Need bid.

Christmas lights light up town centre

IT WAS a cold but clear evening as hundred of revellers and shoppers flocked to various parts of the town centre in Harlow to see the lights come on and Christmas festivities begin. It was a very well organised evening with events going on all over the town from choirs in the market square, giant angels in the Harvey Centre to boy band MAD singing in the Water Gardens.

Filipino community hold concert for victims of typhoon

On behalf of the Filipino community here in Harlow, we write to invite you to a fundraising event, ‘Harlow Rocks: Benefit Concert for Philippine Typhoon Haiyan Efforts’ on Friday 22 November 2013. In light of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) that hit over 36 provinces in the Philippines leaving more than 480,000 homeless and affected more than 9.8 million Filipinos, we ask for your help and join us in our efforts to work towards helping our countrymen.

Tragedy as former St Luke’s student dies in Philippines typhoon

A FORMER St Luke’s schoolboy was today confirmed dead in the Philippines after his body was discovered by rescuers in the aftermath of the typhoon. Jairo Ducusin from Harlow in Essex had been missing since the disaster struck 12 days ago. His father Jeffrey and his grandmother had already been declared dead.

Harlow town centre’s annual Christmas lights switch-on

THE Harlow Town Centre Partnership has organised an extravaganza with three events taking place in one evening, offering a variety of music and entertainment for the whole family. Activities will be taking place in Stone Cross Market from 4pm to 5pm, Harvey Shopping Centre from 5pm to 6pm and The Water Gardens from 6pm to 7pm, with each area hosting a stage offering performances from both local primary and secondary schools, Hip Hop Pop and the cast of this year’s Harlow Playhouse Panto Dick Whittington, as well as special performances from up-and-coming singer Anttix and boy band M.A.D.

Pitney Bowes opens new Harlow office

RICHARD Pearson, ResourceBank Managing Director, and Simon Gomez, ResourceBank Key Account Manager for Pitney Bowes were delighted to attend the opening ceremony of Langland’s House, Pitney Bowes’ new office in Harlow on 8th October. Langland’s House is the new home for 175 telesales, customer loyalty and technical sales training staff for the $5.3 billion global technology organisation.

Greater Anglia win an award for customer satisfaction

GREATER Anglia has won an award for achievement in customer satisfaction. The company responsible for services on the West Anglia line through Harlow was awarded the 2013 Achievement in Customer Satisfaction award at the British Quality Foundation’s UK Excellence Awards.

New baby group for Busy Bees

BUSY BEES Nursery in Harlow Business Park are starting a new ten week baby group every Tuesday morning 10am-11.15am beginning 26th February next year.

Work to start on Burnt Mills Roundabout

IMPROVEMENT works to Burnt Mills roundabout are to begin next Monday, Essex Country Council have confirmed. The scheme which has been designed to improve roadspace capacity and reduce congestion at the A1169 Elizabeth Way/A1019 Fifth Avenue/A414 Edinburgh Way junction, commonly known as the Burnt Mills Roundabout will finally start on Monday October 28th and will take approximately six months to complete.

St Pauls nominated in church architecture competition

THE search is on to find the Top 10 Best Modern Churches built since 1953 in a new architecture competition run by the National Churches Trust, the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association and the 20th Century Society.

Biking for Billy heads west

AN INTREPID team of cyclists are cycling from Harlow to the the Republic of Ireland and all for a great cause. Earlier this year, Church Langley residents Alissa and James’ Ashworth little boy Billy was born asleep on the 14th February – unfortunately Billy suffered from a number of fatal fetal abnormalities which were diagnosed at the 12 week scan.

Please find this bike…..

WITH rising travel fares, a lot of people depend on their bicycles and especially in a town that has such an excellent series of cycle-tracks, so it is especially annoying when someone has their bike stolen. This bike was stolen between 5pm and 7pm on Monday October 7th in the bike lock area outside sports direct by the Water Gardens.

Sun shines for Hospital Fun Day

THE SEPTEMBER sun shone for the Princess Alexandra Hopsital Fun Day yesterday, the event opened by snooker ace Ronnie O’Sullivan included a coconut shy, teddy bear’s hospital, bouncy castles and a cake sale. The event also incorperated the Hopsitals AGM.

Snooker Legend To Open Hospital Fun Day

FIVE times World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will be on hand to start things at Princess Alexandra Hospitals NHS Trust ‘fun day Sunday’.


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