Much-loved former councillor Joshua Jolles passes away

Much-loved former councillor Joshua Jolles passes away

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 […]

Harlow in World War 1: Charles Henry Skingle: 1885 to 1918

Harlow in World War 1: Charles Henry Skingle: 1885 to 1918

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 hold AGM

Harlow Civic Society hold AGM

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 […]

Happy Birthday Sir Freddie

Happy Birthday Sir Freddie

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 […]

Harlow Museum want your favourite memories of Harlow

Harlow Museum want your favourite memories of Harlow

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 […]

Men caught gambling on Harlow Common

Men caught gambling on Harlow Common

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.

Harlow Photos Old and New passes the 13,000 member mark

Harlow Photos Old and New passes the 13,000 member mark

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, […]

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