Harlow Architecture Awards recognises grand designs

Harlow Architecture Awards recognises grand designs

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 […]

WW1: Please help us pay tribute to The Fallen

WW1: Please help us pay tribute to The Fallen

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 on the big screen: Volunteers needed for Heritage project

Harlow on the big screen: Volunteers needed for Heritage project

‘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’s Fallen of WW1: Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918

Harlow’s Fallen of WW1: Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918

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 […]

Come and visit Harlow Museum

Come and visit Harlow Museum

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 […]

On-line tribute to iconic Gilbeys building

On-line tribute to iconic Gilbeys building

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 […]

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