THE HARLOW Architecture Awards were held at Latton Park on Sunday afternoon. This was the second year of the awards, run by the Harlow Civic Society and sponsored by Places for People. The event was hosted by Harlow Rugby Club who laid on a lovely afternoon tea for all the invited guests. Guests included Harlow […]
PATACC is once again pleased to be organising the 2018 Harlow Black History Multicultural celebrations. The celebrations is a community festival organised by the group for the benefit of the people of Harlow and the surrounding areas. As already known to most people, the purpose of the festival is to provide an opportunity for local […]
BETWEEN 1914 and 1918, 126 men from Harlow left and never came back. Short biographies of their lives are documented in an excellent booklet by Harlow Council called “Remembering those who sacrificed their lives for us”. https://www.harlow.gov.uk/sites/harlow-cms/files/files/documents/files/WW1%20Booklet%202018%20FINAL.pdf YourHarlow would like to film a number of simple pieces that pay tribute to those brave men. Our […]
Harlow residents invited to find out more about family DNA. Full details on poster.
JOIN Harlow’s Royal British Legion for a Remembrance Day concert and service commemorating all those who have given their lives since WW1 and the many conflicts since. Featuring music and readings, the concert will also feature standards from Royal British Legion branches in the region.
YOUR Harlow hopes that all the graves related to those who lost their lives in WW1 as well as family members are in good condition as we prepare for the centenary of the end of WW1. As an example, we visited the graves of the Riley family. Thomas, Cyril and Francis all lost their lives […]
‘New Towns, Our Town’ – Heritage Volunteers AT the time of their development there was considerable interest in and high aspirations for the New Town movement. As well as attracting considerable media attention, the Development Corporations themselves were keen to document their progress, choosing to record much of this on film. For decades these films […]
HARLOW has lost one of its great stalwarts of the community. Dee Palmer, a key member of the town’s education and theatre community for over fifty years, passed away peacefully at home on Friday 7th September, at the grand age of 95 years old.
CONGRATULATIONS to Hookfield couple Pat and Patsy Long, who celebrated fifty years of marriage on Friday September 7th. YH went down to Hookfield to speak to the couple and ask them what has been the secret to a long and successful marriage. They will be having a celebration at Tye Green Bowling Club on Saturday […]
THE JOHN Collins cycles collection has become synonymous with Harlow’s rich history and heritage, therefore it is fitting that Harlow Museum are hosting a fascinating exhibition with bicycles from 201 years old fifth through to the present day.
HERTFORDSHIRE Constabulary’s website has a fascinating history section, which we like to dip not now and again.
VETERANS from the Harlow Branch of the Royal British Legion and children of Far East Prisoners of WaR were joined by the chair and vice chair of Harlow Council at a VJ Day Service of Remembrance.
Archaeologists celebrating prolonged spell of hot and dry weather as has helped create perfect conditions to reveal hidden archaeological sites.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Essex have been celebrating as the prolonged spell of hot and dry weather over the summer has helped to create the perfect conditions to reveal hidden archaeological sites.
HARLOW resident, Roy Henderson has died. It would be fair to say that the Longfield resident was not in the best of health when we interviewed him as part of our Harlow is 70 Project in 2017, therefore, we audio recorded Roy and pointed our camera at his beloved paintings. A cherished hobby of his. […]
Harlow Museum Wartime Garden Party. Full details on poster.
St Mary’s Church Little Parndon to celebrate 150th anniversary. Full details on poster.
Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918 GERARD’S parents were Geoffrey De Mountenay G Hoare, born in Godstone, Surrey in 1871 and Joyce Margaret Page Croft, Born in Ware, Hertfordshire in 1870. Thy married in Ware in the spring of 1898. Gerard Hoare was born in Harlow in 1899. The 1901 cents shows Gerard residin gin […]
A FEW days ago, we published our visit to Harlow Museum, where we walked around the grounds in the company of Operations Manager, Sharon Davies.
AS we bask in this glorious weather, we thought this would be an ideal time to take a walk around Harlow Museum. Our guided tour was by the Operations manager of both Harlow Museum and Science Alive, Sharon Davies. The aim is to get away from “hidden treasure’ tag and towards letting people know and […]
HUNDREDS enjoyed the heatwave in the wonderful surroundings of the Harlow Museum on Sunday afternoon.
AN ON-LINE tribute pays homage to a number of lost iconic buildings in Britain and pays a particular tribute to the Gilbeys Building in Harlow. Designed by Peter Falconer and Associates, this building was completed in 1963, when the company moved its operation from London to Harlow. Traditionally, a factory would have been built in […]
FOR the first time in over twenty years, Harlow Town CC will take on Harlow CC. The game takes place at Ash Tree Field on Saturday afternoon. The last time the two teams played was back in August 1993. We took this opportunity to speak to Harlow Cricketing legend, Errol Greene, who played for both […]
FOR those who lived in Harlow during its first 10 years, amenities relating to leisure and entertainment were light on the ground to make way for the significant infra- structure that needed to turn Harlow into a New Town.