Police swarm to travellers site in The Pinnacles

THERE was a heavy police presence surrounding a travellers site in The Pinnacles on Saturday morning.

Review-Blackout: a work in progress

ALL the actors portrayed multiple roles with ease but I must make specific mention of Delme Thomas who stood out. Each role he played was performed with a deep subtext and meaning. It was clear whenever my eye was drawn to him and this was frequently, that he was completely in character. His ability to slip between accents and body language to change persona is commendable.

Stewards Academy open new sports hall

STEWARDS Sports Hall will enable us to provide indoor PE lessons during wet weather and provide a broader range of sports such as basketball and badminton to appeal more widely to young people. It will provide them with the opportunity to broaden their skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle as they grow up.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the campaign trail in Harlow

THE LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the campaign trail in Harlow on Thursday morning.

Popular St Clare Hospice boss to stand down

ST Clare Hospice has announced the departure of their Chief Executive, Tanya Curry, after eight years at the organisation.

Harlow College students help educate the public about hoax calls

HARLOW College Level 2 Media students have been working on a crucial project with the East of England Ambulance Service to produce materials highlighting the damaging effects that hoax calls can have on the ambulance service and members of the public, often depriving them the chance of a speedy response when they need it most.

The Party’s Over at the Harlow Playhouse

HARLOW’S very own band return for their first hometown show since November last year. They will play their newest EP Bane Of My Lifestyle as well as favourites from older releases, and perhaps even a brand new unreleased song or two.

Review highlights concerns regarding former Holy Cross priest

CONCERNS raised about a Catholic priest later jailed for sexual assault were not acted upon or taken seriously by the Church, a review has found.

New Chief Executive appointed at the Princess Alexandra Hospital

PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital is delighted to announce that Lance McCarthy has been appointed as our new Chief Executive and will officially start his role on Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Glow with the flow at the St Clare Hospice Midnight Walk

GET your glow sticks at the ready and grab your friends and family because St Clare Hospice’s Midnight Walk is coming, and you’re invited to the party! On Saturday 1 July, Harlow will be set to ‘light up the night’ for St Clare when its annual neon-themed sponsored 5k and 10k walk takes to the streets for the ninth time in what promises to be the biggest Midnight Walk party yet.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Barbara Timcke

WE caught up with Harlow resident, Barbara Timcke at the Life Writing Group at The Hare.

Developer promises communication over plans for 700 homes on edge of Harlow

THE chairman of the developer behind proposals for a Garden Village-type development in North Weald has promised to listen to local people and incorporate their views in the planning application.

Will Mike Danvers be the next MP for Harlow?

VETERAN Harlow Councillor, Mike Danvers is defending his Essex County Council seat of Harlow North. However, ha has also thrown his hat into the ring and wants to be the Labour Party candidate for the General Election on June 8th.

Charity event at Park Inn to help fund monitors of premature babies

A CHARITY event to help fund baby monitors is being held this weekend.

Interview: Leo Sayer excited to be coming to the Harlow Playhouse

IT may be a little bit lost in the mist of time but Leo Sayer wrote some fine songs. And what is more they had some wonderful stories attached to them.

Air ambulance lands on M11 near Harlow

TRAFFIC held on the M11 northbound between J6 and J7 (Harlow) and southbound J8 STN_Airport – J7 to enable Air Ambulance land following a medical emergency.

Football: Harlow fall to Leatherhead comeback

WITH the playoff race over for the Hawks, boss Danny Chapman rang the changes. Patrick Lee came into the side in place of David Hughes, while Andre Mayasi started at left-back with Layne Eadie moving to the left wing to replace the suspended Junior Dadson. Tommy Fagg made his first start for the Hawks, partnering Alex Read at the top.

Harlow Professionals Lunch

The Harlow Professionals Lunch is relaxed, informal and provides an opportunity to meet likeminded business people and build relationships with new connections. There is no need to register or book your place – just turn up from 12.30pm with plenty of business cards and buy yourself a drink.

Harlow Lib-Dems unveil candidate for General Election 2017

FOLLOWING the declaration of a snap election last Tuesday, Dr Geoff Seeff, the Liberal Democrat’s parliamentary candidate, says this is a huge opportunity for voters in Harlow to change the direction of the country and ensure Britain has a proper and decent opposition.

Harlow runners shine at London Marathon 2017

GOOD luck to all the Harlow participants in the London Marathon of 2017. Hopefully you have completed all the winter miles and now it is all about their 26 one mile challenges that make the marathon what it is.

Review: Beverley Craven at the Harlow Playhouse

THIS was a classic case of not really knowing what to expect. This reviewer was only aware of the massive 1991 hit “Promise Me” and a couple of other minor songs such as “Holding On”.
To be honest, we thought this was going to be a little bland. How wrong we were.

Leader of Harlow Council not to stand as candidate for Harlow MP

THERE are many other talented potential Labour candidates who will put their name forward, and any one of them would take the fight to our sitting MP, and hold him to account for his voting record, and make an excellent representative of Harlow in Westminster.

Review: Ultimate Bowie at the Harlow Playhouse

ON April 20th, 1972, a “one hit wonder” stepped onto the stage of the Harlow Playhouse. His new album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and th eSpiders From Mars” had just been released. In three months time, he was to appear on Top of the Pops to plug a single that had been out for two months. The rest they say is….

Letter to Editor: Crisis in Harlow schools

THE Harlow and Epping Forest National Union of Teachers (NUT) delegation has just returned from the Annual NUT Conference in Cardiff.


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