Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Barbara Timcke

WE caught up with Harlow resident, Barbara Timcke at the Life Writing Group at The Hare.

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: June Wright

AS part of our The Hare sessions, we interviewed June Wright, who came to Harlow in 2005. As we have stressed before, our interviews reflect why people came to Harlow from the historic sweep of 70 years.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Rita Tomlin

HARLOW’S Rita Tomlin is one of our busiest residents. The life and driving force behind the Life Writing Group at the Harlow U3A.

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: Martin Mulcahy

RECENTLY, YH visited Harlow U3A’s Life Writing Group that meet at the Hare pub on a Friday afternoon.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Sylvia Portnow: The road from Tottenham

OUR interview with Sylvia Portnow is the first in a series from the Manor Hatch Sheltered Accommodation on Tumbler Road.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: John Deller: Life before the New Town

JOHN Deller was born in 1931 in Netteswell. So this is a fascinating story of life before the New Town was here. Infact when John says Netteswell, he means a much bigger area then the rectory, woods and pond.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: The Greatest Dane to live in Harlow (Probably)

JORN Johansson is one of Harlow’s gentlemen. We are not saying that because he is a Ju-Jitsu Black Belt but because he is.

Chair of Harlow kicks off Harlow is 70 celebrations at Steel Band Concert

HARLOW’S 70th birthday festivities are officially underway and there are more events to come as part of a year of celebrations.
Harlow new town was officially 70 years old on Saturday 25 March 2017. It was on this date in 1947 that Harlow was officially designated a new town and the town’s story began.

Harlow is 70: Veteran MP Stan Newens present History of Harlow

IT seemed only fitting that on the 70th birthday of Harlow, veteran MP Stan Newens delivered a key talk on the History of Harlow.

Harlow Writers meet to celebrate Harlow’s 70th birthday

ON Saturday (Harlow’s 70th birthday), the Harlow Writers put on their annual presentation as part of the Essex Book Festival.

Double Your Spirit sing up Harlow is 70 at the Herald!

ON the weekend that Harlow celebrated it’s 70th Birthday, local choir “Double Up Your Spirit” celebrated their 1st Birthday with a special concert at their rehearsal base in The Herald pub in Sumners.

Purford Green celebrates Harlow’s 70th birthday

DURING the last week, pupils at Purford Green Primary School have been building up to their big celebration of Harlow’s 70th Birthday.

Rainbow Services throw wonderful Harlow is 70 party

IT was absolutely packed when our reporter turned up to the Rainbow Services Harlow is 70 party at the Great Parndon Community Centre on Saturday afternoon.

Harlow is 70: Life in a Day: March 25th, 2017

ON Saturday March 25th, 2017, we went for a drive around Harlow on its 70th birthday. We took seventy photographs and have published them below. The photographs are intended to give you a snapshot of life in Harlow on March 25th. They are by no mean definitive or exhaustive.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Former leader of Harlow Council: Donald Legat Anderson, Aged 99

WE wanted our heritage project, Why They Came Here, to be a proper testimony to those who have come to this town between 1947 and 2017.

Number of events at weekend to mark Harlow’s 70th birthday

Herts & Essex Community Farm is holding a birthday party event. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cake and soup will be available. There will also be a raffle and a treasure hunt for children.The farm has full wheelchair and pram access and all local residents are invited. There will be a street party atmosphere.

Steel Band Contest to mark Harlow’s 70th birthday

A STEEL Band Concert to mark Harlow’s 70th birthday will be held at the Latton Bush Centre on Friday March 24th. The concert is free.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Cheryl Prax and The Pinball Wizard

MY sister and I went to Mark Hall school. I was in the 4th year and she was in the 1st. I joined the Mark Hall Old Boys Society (MHOBS) and went on many of their events. It was due to the excellent teaching and encouragement at Mark Hall that I went to college and gained a degree in Psychology.

Harlow is 70 – schools competition celebrating the town’s cultural history and the future

HARLOW COUNCIL, in partnership with The Harvey Centre and Harlow Art Trust, is inviting local schools to participate in providing a piece of creative work to be included in an exhibition in the Gibberd Gallery as part of Harlow is 70.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Bernie Ryan: An Irishman at Cossors

BERNIE Ryan has lived in Harlow since 1958. He has been a wonderful citizen and servant to the town. He is one of those residents who is known to a lot of people, whether it was from his days at Cossors; as a member of Holy Cross church or just walking to get his paper in Bush Fair.

Come to Harlow Museum for Harlow is 70 celebrations

YOU are warmly invited to attend our Celebration on Saturday 25th March 2017 for the Harlow Towns 70th Birthday.

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: Sarah Hughes: Down the M25

AS we said in our first film, the subjects of our films are people who came to Harlow from 1947 to 2017. With our more recent subjects, we hope to return to them in 2022 and then 2047.

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: Esther Mills: From Afghanistan to Church Langley

It would be fair to say, that Esther Mills is made of what they call “The Right Stuff”. Even on the day of this interview, she was suffering from a bug but was still determined to run a half-marathon on Sunday!

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: Roisin Quinn

AT one stage, close to 10% of the population of Harlow had an Irish connection. The numbers have declined somewhat but the influence remains.


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