THE Family Innovation Fund (FIF) enables voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and parents/carers to establish a range of projects to support families. All funded projects are targeted at increasing the skills and capacity within families to function more effectively.
A MAN and woman from Harlow suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries. Both were taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital. The man was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridgeshire.
MORE than one in five jobless householders has been referred to bailiffs by Harlow Council for recovery of unpaid Council Tax claim the “Harlow Council Tax Benefit Rebels (HCTR)” The HCTR have issued a press release which states that they have obtained the data after a Freedom of Information request.
A FURTHER man has been charged in relation to the assault of a 17-year-old boy in Harlow which happened back in November. The victim, Jake Taylor, of Tithelands in the town, died on Wednesday, January 15 of natural causes from an unrelated medical condition.
HARLOW Playhouse has joined forces with Captiv8 Productions to create this new, laugh a minute Easter pantomime for the stage. With chart-topping songs, spectacular effects and belly-laughing comedy, the show is designed for all the family. The show includes one of the Playhouse’s most popular entertainers, Tom Swift, seen most recently in Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and Peter Pan.
YH HAS dropped in on the Stop Harlow North (SHN) website to see how they were responding to the latest plans proposed by East Herts District Council. Currently the Plan includes the following Policy “GA1 Land in the Gilston Area” which states that “To meet long-term needs, land in the Gilston Area is identified as a Broad Location for Development”. Once identified as a broad location for development there will be no defence against any future planning application.
TEACHERS’ assessments of writing are checked and compared to ensure that they are more accurate. Marking has improved and twenty-five minutes of each day are devoted to giving pupils opportunities to respond to marking and for teachers to pick up quickly on any misconceptions.
A1025 Second Avenue in Harlow closed and delays in both directions between the Manston Road junction and Crown Gate Roundabout, because of an accident involving two vehicles. Congestion on A414 to Park Inn Junction.
EMERGENCY services were called and the road shut off for a period of time after two cars crashed into safety barriers in the town centre. The collision occurred just before 6pm on Saturday Feb 22nd on the northbound section of Velizy Avenue, close to the turn off near the Holiday Inn.
POLICE want to identify a man caught on CCTV at the time that £18 worth of food was stolen from the BP Filling Station in Southern Way, Harlow. A suspect had entered the store shortly before 1.45pm on Friday February 21. He had then taken a number of items from the shelves before hiding them in his jacket and then leaving the store without making any attempt to pay.
A HARLOW business is determine to pursue a claim of over £60,000 against a bankrupt fraudster. Circle Plastics of River Way, Harlow are one of 22 companies and individuals that Thurrock businessman Phil Cooper is alleged to owe more than £400,000 to.
POLICE would like to hear from anyone who recognises a number of items of jewellery which were found discarded at two different locations in Harlow.
The first quantity of jewellery was found in an alleyway and wooded area in Finchmoor at 10.30am on Thursday January 23 and the second set on a cycle path at Woodcroft at 10am on Tuesday February 18.
PIZZA and politics return to Harlow next week with a Q and A session with Luciana Berger MP. Harlow Labour are holding a pizza & politics event on the 24th February at The Square. It is a night of very informal politics discussion with Luciana Berger, Shadow Minister for Public Health.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Harlow. The incident happened at about 5.20pm on Monday, February 17, in Burley Hill, when a woman in her 40s from Harlow was walking along an alleyway and a man on a black pedal cycle tried to grab her handbag.
ESSEX County Council has published its proposals on the future of Essex Youth Services which are to continue the “journey the service has been on since 2011, moving away from direct delivery of the youth service to facilitating and supporting the delivery of the service via community involvement”.
A HARLOW police car crashed on the way to assist with the arrest of two suspected of shoplifting. A call had come from Staple Tye after one car had attended at Lidls in the precinct.
FRONT man with Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook is coming to The Square. Glenn is touring the country in May to promote his solo album Happy Ending.Glenn will be best known for hits in the seventies and eighties such as ‘Cool for Cats” and “Up the Junction”
AIRFIELD Manager Darren Goodey said: “The decision has been taken to close the market tomorrow as severe weather warnings of strong winds and heavy rain are predicted to affect the local area over the next couple of days. The safety of our residents, customers and stall holders is paramount.”
RUSH hour traffic was at a standstill for some time as a road traffic collision affected rush hour Harlow.
POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a woman they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a Dyson cleaner from B&M Bargains in Princess Gate, Harlow, at 3.55pm on January 15. A woman entered the store and selected a Dyson cleaner, then leaving the shop making no attempt to pay. A man was waiting in a white Ford Transit van outside for her to return.
POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in Harlow. A house in The Hides was broken in to between 7.30pm and 10pm on February 7. Entry was gained via a back window and its thought suspects would have entered from the main road and jumped over the rear fence.
CONNOR Smithers of Northbrooks, Harlow, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on Tuesday, February 4, having been convicted of two burglaries in Rundells and Chippingfield , Harlow which happened on July 12. He also admitted a further 20 burglaries and eight offences of taking a motor vehicle, which were taken in to consideration by the court.
A 24-year-old man from Harlow was arrested on January 31 on suspicion of arson and released on bail pending further enquiries until March 31. Police attended Mini and Acy Exports Limited in Towers Road at just before 4am following reports from the fire service that the premises were on fire. There were reports that six vehicles had been damaged in the blaze.
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.