Following the overnight rainfall, the River Stort at Harlow is rising and is not expected to peak until mid afternoon. The river levels are expected to be higher than those seen on Saturday 1st February. Property flooding is possible for those properties closest to the river. There will be flooding of low lying land and roads.
A HARLOW MAN who phoned police and said he was going to put a bomb in a mosque and wanted “to hang Muslims in the street” has been jailed for 12 months.
Nigel Flanaghan, 52, of Wharley Hook, Harlow, later told police he made the hoax call in January after drinking up to three litres of vodka, the court heard.
FOR THE first time in its civic history, cameras were allowed into the chambers of Harlow District Council in order to allow proceedings. The decision has come after the Department of Communities and Local Government initiated legislation that would allow recording of events.
M11 closed and stationary traffic northbound between J8, A120 (Bishops Stortford) and J9 A11 Saffron Walden, because of a multi-vehicle accident and flooding.
POLICE in Harlow are investigating the theft of a handbag from a shopper at the Asda store in the Water Gardens in South Gate, Harlow. It happened at just before 1pm on Saturday, February 1.
A man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated taking a motor vehicle without permission, vehicle damage, driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs, failure to provide an analysis, no driving licence and no insurance. He has been bailed pending further enquiry until March 12th.
ROCK For Roots is a fundraiser benefiting Herts & Essex Community Farm on the 7th February at The Square in Harlow. Herts & Essex Community Farm is a non for profit project based in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth just outside of Harlow.
THREE men walked into the Co-op Pharmacy, in The Stow, at about 5.30pm on January 20 and stole the items from the display. Anyone with information is urged to contact Pc Gemma Sandy, or her colleagues at Harlow, on 101. Alternatively, call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
THE ENVIRONMENT Agency has lifted a flood warning for the River Stort area in Harlow. However, as the attached photo shows the Burnt Mill Lane that runs by the Moorhen pub is virtually impassable.
It is alleged they entered the store in Broad Walk at around 7.45pm on December 19. They selected a jacket from the display, the man tried it on and the pair left with the man still wearing it, making no attempt to pay. The man is described as white, with short, fair hair and was wearing blue jeans and a white T shirt. The woman was white with very long dark brown hair and was wearing blue jeans and a green parka jacket.
A MAN was in hospital on Friday after a car crashed into six parked vehicles on Harberts Road, Harlow. Police were called at just after midday. A Ford Focus had crashed into stationary vehicles.
POLICE want to hear from any members of the public who recognise a man who was caught on CCTV at the time that an assault took place at McColls, in Fishers Hatch, in Harlow. A man had entered the shop at 7.55pm on Sunday December 22, 2013 and approached a staff member at a checkout which was closed.
POLICE want to identify a woman who was caught on CCTV at the time that food and wine, worth £63, were stolen from a shop in Harlow. The suspect had entered the Co-op store in Colt Hatch, Harlow at 5pm on January 11. She had then placed a number of items from the shelves into a bag and left the store without making any attempt to pay for them. She is described as white, aged in her late 30s to early 40s, with long dark brown hair in a ponytail.
A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on Epping Road, Roydon, Harlow. The head on collision happened at approximately 11.30am and caused chest injuries to one of the car occupants, as well as extensive damage to both cars.
HARLOW COLLEGE employee had her lovely head of hair shaved in the middle of the Harvey Centre but it was all for a very good cause. Paula is raising money for the Little Princess Trust, a cancer charity very close to her heart.
REFLECTING on his African experiences of often extreme natural phenomena and boundless space, his perception became increasingly abstract as he sought equivalent forms and colours rather than literal representation.In Leonardo da Vinci’s studies of turbulent waters,Paul Cezanne’s patient constructins of forms in space with small rectandular brush marks, which in turn led on to cubism and Piet Mondrian with his so called plus and minus ( pier and ocean ) series, he found the basis for much of his future development.
HARLOW – Tripton Road closed between A1025 Second Avenue and Tendring Road following an accident with two cars and a motorcycle.
AMBULANCE bosses say they are stunned by the sheer number of applications received so far for the new student paramedic programme. In a week, more than 1,200 people have applied to join the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) as part of a recruitment programme to train 400 student paramedics.
DETECTIVES in Harlow are renewing their appeal for information about an assault in Harlow which left a 17-year-old man with a broken ankle and facial injuries.
The victim, Jake Taylor, of Tithelands in the town, died on Wednesday, January 15 of natural causes from an unrelated medical condition but police are determined to carry on with the investigation into his assault.
YH DONNED its tartan anorak this morning to find out how many Harlow residents are actually Scots-born? The answer is: 800. The most Scots-born residents can be found in Church Langley (97). Which may explain why they appear to be campaigning for independence from Harlow!
POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in Harlow where jewellery was stolen. The break-in happened at a house in Abbotsweld between 9.20am and 6.15pm on Wednesday, January, 22, when a glass pane in the back door was smashed.
A STUDENT paramedic recruitment programme has been launched to help fill hundreds of frontline vacancies in the region’s ambulance service and offer career opportunities to scores of people in the east of England. The new Chief Executive of East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST), Dr Anthony Marsh, who has pledged to tackle the issues facing the Trust, said it was “a great step forward for staff, patients and local communities”.
FACE the Challenge is a pilot project being run by the Jack Petchey Foundation in BASILDON and HARLOW. We are asking young people to pitch “Dragon’s Den” style for funding for a group or community project of their choice. We want you to identify areas of need, make a funding application and then pitch your ideas to a panel of experts.
INTU Lakeside’s youngest ever shopper was born yesterday when her mother went into labour in the shopping centre and gave birth at approximately 5pm on a cordoned off section of the mall. While waiting for an ambulance to arrive, baby Deborah was born with the support of intu Lakeside security officer Maggie Webb and the team, before being taken to hospital for a full check-up.