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 […]
SALES and lettings agent Martin & Co has thrown its weight behind Harlow six-year-old Sonny Tyler’s bid to help the town’s homeless.
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.
HARLOW railway station ticket office was closed for a number of hours on Tuesday morning due to reported break-in.
THE urgent need for a sustained focus on securing the skills required by industry has been highlighted by a survey produced by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
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 […]
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 […]
FIVE top squad gymnasts represented the club at the prestigious Quatro Cup in Wiltshire, competing against over 500 elite gymnasts from the whole of England and Wales.
A group of nine Year 11 students from Epping are fundraising to make a difference to the lives of people in Cambodia.
ST CLARES Hospice has released a new, free resource to help adults to talk to their children about death and dying
JOHNNY Cash Roadshow is not just another tribute band; it is a full concert, production and finest celebration of Johnny Cash in the world. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family!
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 […]
Rumplestiltskin. Half Term Fun. Full details on poster.
The Three Degrees 3 Oct Theatre 1 WHEN you hear the name, The Three Degrees, you immediately think of their most famous song, “When Will I See You Again”, and the vision of three beautiful ebony women, perfectly coordinated in both their dance routines and their vocal harmonies. True, “When Will I See You Again” […]
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 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 […]
NEW homes developments under construction may look like exciting places to explore, but the developer is warning children and their parents that they can be extremely hazardous.
M25 anticlockwise between J27 (M11) and J26 (Waltham Abbey) – three lanes blocked by an accident involving a lorry in the Bell Common tunnel.
OPENING times for pharmacies and GP practices in Harlow, Epping Forest and Uttlesford this Bank Holiday Monday (27 August) are now available.
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 […]
2100 hrs A NUMBER of police vehicles plus a dog unit are searching the Tumbler Road area of Harlow. Officers from the dog unit have told YH that they are searching for a motorcyclist that they would like to speak to. May or not be wearing a helmet. If members of the public see him […]
IT became clear whilst out canvassing before the local elections earlier this year that some residents had concerns about the lack of tree maintenance being carried out by Harlow Council in recent years.
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 […]
WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is inviting local businesses to put the pedal to the metal to help raise vital funding. The St Clare Corporate Go-Karting Race Night returns once again!