YEAR 5 pupils from Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, visited Royal Gunpowder Mills.
TWO Help for Heroes volunteers, with a combined aged of 135, have raised £3,000 for the military charity after walking from London to Ypres.
THE PEOPLE of Harlow gathered together across the town to pay tribute to this who gave their lives in World War One.
HARLOW Council hosted two special ceremonies as the centenary of the end of World War One approaches.
THE current exhibition in the civic centre window is a personal work for local artist Amanda Westbury which speaks of family history, loss and memory.
STUDENTS at Pemberley Academy have been commentating 100 years since the end of the First World War this week with displays and activities across the school.
PUPILS and staff at Holy Cross Primary Academy have produced a fitting memorial to those who gave their lives in WW1.
A HARLOW writer has dedicated a poem to those who gave their lives in World War One.
A new interactive website launched yesterday (6 November) to highlight the office of the Lord-Lieutenant of Essex and to show how to honour those who make a significant contribution to the county. The website – https://essex-lieutenancy.org.uk – gives a history of Lord-Lieutenants, including outlining what they do and who held the office in Essex dating […]
TWO local artists have decorated the side of the Royal British Legion wall with a touching WW1 mural.
THROUGHOUT the last few weeks, you may have seen the members of the Harlow Council World War One (WW1) committee, hosting a stall across the town. They have been in the Harlow Council offices, the Harvey Centre, Harlow library and many other places. If you get a chance to purchase their book which charts the […]
ROBERT Halfon has joined over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.
A NEW memorial plaque honouring 18 firefighters who died during the First World War will be unveiled at Essex County Fire and Rescue’s Headquarters in Kelvedon during a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armistice.
HARLOW Museum is pleased to present an exhibition consolidating 12 months research and work by artist and researcher Nicholas Smith
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. Paul McLintic, Organiser of the Awards said: “This year’s competition was fiercer than many predicted and the candidates all showed great architectural merit. […]
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 […]
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.