FORMER Great Parndon Ward Councillor Joshua Jolles passed away on Tuesday morning (13 February 2018). Joshua’s funeral was held at Parndon Wood Cemetery on Thursday (15 February 2018). Joining Joshua’s family and friends were councillors and Council staff. Joshua was both a Conservative and Independent Councillor serving the Great Parndon Ward for many years. He […]
IN 2017, YourHarlow in partnership with the Harlow Museum delivered a project called “Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here” We interviewed over a hundred people who told us what they and/or their family came to Harlow. We were very grateful to the Heritage Lottery Project for their grant. Now we can announce that we […]
THIS afternoon, YH drove down to The Chantry to take a photograph of the blue plaque dedicated to the late Harlow Councillor, Rene Morris. We then went to Harlow Museum to interview Labour campaigner Eugenie Harvey to see how she views today and the challenges for the future. Tweet
THE FORMER chair of Harlow Council, Donald Legat Anderson is 100 years old today (January 31st).
Charles Henry Skingle: 1885-1918 The 1891 census recorded Charles residing in Bury Road with his parents and siblings Martha, William, Florence and Thomas. His father was working as a postman. Charles married Winifred Kezia Hopkins in Kuala Lumpur in the Federal Malay States on April 29th, 1911. The couple had three children: Florence, Harry and […]
Harlow Civic Society AGM 16th January 2018 IN spite of the absence of the guest speaker due to illness (John McBride, Planning and Policy Manager) the 19th AGM of Harlow Civic Society proved to be a popular event, buzzing with ideas about the future of Harlow. Chair Stan Newens introduced the discussion of the many […]
A FORMER Chair of Harlow Council and praised by many as a champion of human rights has died.
THE Harlow Heritage Society have their first meeting of the year on Wednesday, January 10th.
WE would just like to take a moment to say Happy Birthday to Sir Frederick Gibberd who would have been 110 today (January 7th). It would have been remiss in any year but as we have just been celebrating Harlow’s 70th birthday, we thought it only right to remember the date. Below is the entry […]
AFTER 365 days, this is our final piece for our project in partnership with Harlow Museum called Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here.
ONE of the motivating factors for our Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here project was to leave a legacy. There will be day, later on in this century, when all the subjects in our films will have passed on. We would like to think that our project provided a small historical snapshot into why people’s families moved to Harlow.
AS we come to the end of our Harlow is 70 project, the author of the project, Michael Casey wanted to take the opportunity to chronicle why his parents, Kevin and Kathleen Casey came to Harlow from County Clare in the Republic of Ireland to Harlow via Paddington.
IF they should ever want to bottle optimism, energy and enthusiasm, then they could do worse than visit the eight Stewards Academy students, we interviewed as part of our Harlow is 70 project.
HARLOW Museum are about to launch a great memory project but they need your help. This is a photograph exhibition for the people of Harlow, by the people of Harlow, facilitated by their museum. They want to exhibit your favourite memories of Harlow using your photographs and your words. The aim is to (temporarily) use […]
THE annual Remembrance Sunday service, which honours the memory of members of the Armed Forces who gave their lives for their country, takes place at the Netteswell Cross war memorial in the Town Park on 12 November 2017.
WE interviewed the chief executive of Harlow Council, Malcom Morley in his final week as head of the council.
OXFORD Brookes Professor, Glen O’Hara delivered a fascinating lecture into the past, present and future condition of Harlow. Prof O’Hara delivered his lecture as part of the Harlow Architectural Awards last week. Th full film is below. Tweet
IN case you wondered, it is St Cedd’s Day. St Cedd is the patron saint of Essex.
ONLY Latchford and George Thompson (two of the youngest) appeared in court and they said they were just watching. PC Gamble said he saw them all sitting in a heap under a hedge near White Cottages, Harlow Common on Sunday afternoon.
PATACC is once again pleased to be organising the 2017 Harlow @ 70 Black History Multicultural celebrations.
WE met Moorfield resident, Mike Steel, as he was cleaning his steps, In fact he was cleaning a number of steps as he felt (rightly or wrongly) that the council had neglected them.
THE Facebook site called “Photos of Harlow-Old and New” has just passed 13,000 members. The group is a treasure trove of photos relating to the town. The group is run by local historian Marlene Brooks and her team of dedicated archivists whose devotion to chronicling and preserving the town is a wonder to behold. Recently, […]
AS part of our tribute to the Harlow men who gave their lives in Harlow in the First World War, we focus on the life of Crawford Cunningham Gadsden.
ZULQAR Cheema is one of those community champions in Harlow that have helped make this town the place it is.