Discover Harlow Ambassadors hold first meeting

Discover Harlow Ambassadors hold first meeting

OVER 80 representatives from local businesses and groups attended the inaugural Harlow Ambassador Group meeting at Harlow Rugby Club. John Keddie, Chair of the Harlow Place Board, introduced the audience to three keynote speakers: Alan Price, President of Harlow Rugby Club, who gave an introduction to the award winning club and what it means for […]

Manual workers ‘most at risk from Brexit trade barriers’

Manual workers ‘most at risk from Brexit trade barriers’

MEN with fewer qualifications in manual jobs are more likely to be hit by post-Brexit trade barriers, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) reports the BBC. Factory workers in industries that sell a large amount to the EU are particularly at risk, the IFS warned. A number of studies have indicated that people […]

Businesses and community groups celebrated at awards night

Businesses and community groups celebrated at awards night

OVER 300 people attended the Harlow District Chamber of Commerce and Heart4Harlow Awards held at the Manor of Groves Hotel in Sawbridgeworth. The awards were divided into community awards and business awards. Heart4Harlow Awards Civic and Community Harlow Soup Jon Clempner Michael Casey Art, Culture, Education and Sport Harlow Arts Trust Richard Chiassaro Mary Guy-Evans […]

The Entertainer opens at the Harvey Centre

The Entertainer opens at the Harvey Centre

THE Entertainer, the fastest growing family owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 22nd September at The Harvey Centre in Harlow to celebrate the opening of its new store. And, to really start the party, LEGO’s Batman and Robin characters will be making a special appearance!

Essex Chamber welcomes pilot scheme for seasonal workers

Essex Chamber welcomes pilot scheme for seasonal workers

THE ESSEX Chamber of Commerce has welcomed plans for a pilot scheme for seasonal workers. UK fruit and vegetable growers will be able to recruit non-EU migrants as seasonal workers after Brexit under a new pilot scheme. Ministers say the initiative between spring 2019 and December 2020 will help tackle labour shortages during peak production […]

Harlow Professionals Business Lunch

Harlow Professionals Business Lunch

Next Lunch: Friday 28th September 2018 From 12.30pm Harlow Town Football Club, Elizabeth Way, Harlow, CM19 5BE Free of charge. No booking required. Informal networking. Harlow Professionals Lunch is relaxed, informal and provides an opportunity to meet like-minded business people and build relationships with new connections. There is no need to register or book your […]

Harlow communications company in £75 million buy-out

Harlow communications company in £75 million buy-out

A private-equity backed communications company has acquired a counterpart after recently raising £75m to fund its expansion reports InsiderMedia.Com Wavenet, which has offices in Solihull, Warrington and Norfolk, has announced the deal for Solar Communications which has bases in Manchester, Chippenham, Cardiff and Harlow. The deal comes after Wavenet, which is backed by Beech Tree […]

Bunnings in Harlow turns back into a Homebase

Bunnings in Harlow turns back into a Homebase

IT appears that the Bunnings home improvement store in Edinburgh Way has reverted back to being a Homebase. The store changed from being a Homebase to a Bunnings last year (2017). But earlier this week, the front of the large store changed to Homebase. What has made matters confusing is that staff are still wearing […]

Robert Halfon’s Job Fair set for September

Robert Halfon’s Job Fair set for September

HARLOW MP Robert Halfon is set to host his seventh annual Jobs Fair in September. The Harlow Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair will be on Friday 14 September at the Harlow Leisurezone. The Jobs Fair will run from 10am – 2pm and will be attended by a wide variety of Job Seekers. Mr Halfon’s team is […]

Harlow apprentice set to be in pole position with UK Power Networks

Harlow apprentice set to be in pole position with UK Power Networks

FOUR apprentices from Essex have put their careers in pole position, training to be electricity linespeople with Britain’s biggest power distribution company. Rebecca Larsen, who is 28, from Orsett, Alexander Bass, 31, from Clacton, Scott Jones, 26, from Clacton, and Jamie Alden, 24, from Harlow, will be expertly trained in the specialist skills that keeps […]

Athletics: Rob proves to be a midnight Ironman

Athletics: Rob proves to be a midnight Ironman

THREE Harlow Running Club members completed the very hilly Stour Valley 50K (30M) race. John Bull finished in 47th place out of 126 finishers in 6hrs 30min 37sec in his debut at the distance. Dionne Jones was 63rd in 6.52.05, a PB by a fantastic 2.5 hrs, and Janice Page 64th, in her debut at the distance, in 6.52.06.

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