On and off peak fares face the axe

On and off peak fares face the axe

TRADITIONAL peak and off-peak rail fares face the axe under sweeping changes being proposed for the UK’s train ticketing system reports the BBC. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents train operators, wants to eliminate the “cliff edge” between peak and off-peak prices. It argues that this would reduce overcrowding. Also, tap-in, tap-out rail fares […]

Takeley drop points after late Sawbridgeworth equaliser

Takeley drop points after late Sawbridgeworth equaliser

A late equaliser from Julian Lloyd gives Sawbridgeworth and Takeley a share of the spoils in the derby. However, Sawbridgeworth felt they were unlucky to not have come away with all three points. Meanwhile, Takeley missed the opportunity to close the gap to leaders Stansted, after their 2-2 draw at home to bottom club Barkingside. It was back-to-back draws for the home side after their 2-2 draw against Woodford Town the week before.

Men wanted after theft of much loved macaw

Men wanted after theft of much loved macaw

Do you recognise these men? Essex Police would like to talk to them about a burglary where a blue and gold macaw went missing in Harlow on Saturday, December 22. The bird, named Baloo, went missing from an address in Harberts Road between 7.30am and 6.30pm. Essex Police are also investigating an attempted break in […]

Anglian Water 85% owned by foreign companies, union study shows

Anglian Water 85% owned by foreign companies, union study shows

THIRTY years on from privatisation it’s a scandal the water that falls from England’s skies is now overwhelmingly owned by overseas profiteers, says GMB Union Shock findings by GMB, the union for water industry workers, show 85% of Anglian Water is currently owned from overseas. The whole of the private water company is owned by […]

Essex Police issue security advice during Diwali celebrations

Essex Police issue security advice during Diwali celebrations

AS Diwali celebrations continue, Essex Police are reminding residents how to keep themselves and their jewellery safe. Burglars are believed to target specific homes and are generally ignoring possessions such as valuable electrical items, to steal traditional Asian gold jewellery. Here are top five tips below: Lock your doors and windows every time you leave […]

Harlow Conservatives slam Labour Group for “failing the residents of Harlow over the local plan”

Harlow Conservatives slam Labour Group for “failing the residents of Harlow over the local plan”

THE Conservative Group has slammed the Labour Group at Full Council for failing the residents of Harlow over the local plan. A total of just 72 organisations and individuals made representations to the recent consultation represents a failure of the Labour-run council to adequately engage Harlow residents on the future of their town. Localism was […]

The Ghost of Chesterton House is coming to the Harvey Centre

The Ghost of Chesterton House is coming to the Harvey Centre

The Ghost of Chesterton House 26 Oct — 27 Oct A woman seeks the company of a lodger to help exorcise the ghostly vision that haunts her. However, as night creeps in, strange shadows lurk in the dark, and in a seemingly deserted village you will never be alone. Objects move, lights fail and fear […]

Letter to Editor: Time to invest in policing in Harlow

Letter to Editor: Time to invest in policing in Harlow

Dear Sir, It’s high time the Tories started to invest in our policing but are current plans enough? Since the Tories came to power, initially with their Lib Dem allies, we have seen unprecedented cuts to policing numbers. There are now 648 fewer front line police officers in Essex than there were in 2010. This […]

Athletics: Medal haul for Harlow’s Beth Harryman at Eastern Champs

Athletics: Medal haul for Harlow’s Beth Harryman at Eastern Champs

HARLOW AC’s Beth Harryman has just won Gold and Silver at the Eastern regional champs in Peterborough. Beth is a heptathlete who also competes in individual events. She won Gold in U20 women’s high jump and silver in the shot putt. Beth also competed the weekend before in the East of England schools Combined Events […]

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