ZULQAR Cheema is one of those community champions in Harlow that have helped make this town the place it is.
IF you are popping into the Harlow Council offices at the Water Gardens then take a few minutes to look at the Battle of Passcehendaele exhibition.
IN the third of our interviews with nurses at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, we interviewed Nuala Jennings about her journey from Offaly in the Republic of Ireland to Harlow. We would like to thank the PAH for their help. Tweet
IN THE second of our “Princess Alexandra Hospital” interviews, we spoke to Miriam Mbayiwa and asked about her journey from Zimbabwe to Harlow.
A LISTENING bench has been unveiled at Harlow Museum. The bench sits in the middle the quadrant at the Muskham Road museum. It was unveiled by the chair of Harlow Council, cllr Sue Livings on Saturday afternoon. The chair of Essex County Council, cllr John Aldridge also attended and spoke. Film of the event is […]
WE went down to the Princess Alexandra Hospital “Event in a Tent” last week.
WE dropped in on John Young at a heritage event in Old Harlow. John is a member of the Essex Family History Society and he is one of our residents who is part of the fabric of the town.
IT was a busy weekend for Harlow’s heritage as a number of places opened their doors to the public.
Book on life of Sir Frederick Gibberd to be published
WHO remembers Embers Bingo at The Stow? Or what about Bennys nightclub that replaced it in the early eighties?
A NUMBER OF Harlow residents have appeared in a key BBC Radio 4 series on social housing. The series, presented by eminent social historian, Lynsey Hanley tells the story of Harlow’s construction after the second world war. Many Harlow residents reflect on their journeys from the East and North parts of London to Harlow. There […]
Harlow listening bench to be unveiled RESIDENTS are invited to join The Museum of Harlow for the official unveiling of Harlow’s listening bench on Saturday 16 September 2017 at 2pm. The park bench with speakers will play clips of recordings from the Essex Sound and Video Archive as well as selections chosen by volunteers who […]
PARNDON Hall on Sat 9th September, with the first tour at 11am and the last at 3.30pm (no tour at 1pm)
Heritage Day set for Old Harlow
THIS is our 42nd film in our series of Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here films and can we just take this opportunity to say what a pleasure it has been to interview so many positive people who have chosen to live in this town. Not least of which is Chris Greenhill, who sat […]
DID you know that Mr Universe lived in Carters Mead? Nor did we, bu that is for another day. We went down to Harlow Judo Club in Fold Croft to interview the heartbeat of the club, Mick Ellis. We asked why Mick and his family came to Harlow from Purley Way in Croydon. We also […]
ALBERT’S parents were John Lincoln, born in Harlow in 1865 and Eliza Cakebread born in Harlow in 1862. They married in Harlow in the summer of 1885.
FIRSTLY, may we recommend the Bush Fair Cafe, which is a wonderful and very popular premises. It is from there that we interviewed the owner, Mehmet Cakmak and asked him, why he came to Harlow and why he stayed.
OVER the last few months, the Harlow U3A Creative Writing class has been writing a number of essays on Harlow.
Private Lee Lewis, 14861, enlisted in Hertford on October 5th 1914, joining The Bedfordshire Regiment aged 19. The Machine Gun Corps was formed on October 14th 1915 and Private Lewis joined the 54th Company of Machine Gun Corps.
FOR OUR 38th film, we went down to Harlow Cricket Club to engage with the Ladies who meet every Tuesday too knot and natter as well as enjoy a grand cup of tea and cake.
WE were fascinated to hear from someone who once lived at the Netteswell Priory.
WHILST down at Harlow Cricket Club, we spoke to the President, Alan Howick and amongst a whole host of questions on the history of the club, we asked Alan how he came to Harlow.