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.

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.

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.

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.

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.