Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Atilla The Stockbroker

NOW THERE is a name from the past. To many, Atilla the Stockbroker encapsulated the spirit of post punk in the late seventies onwards.

Harlow is 70: Pat Bram: From Seven Kings to Long Ley

AS part of our Harlow is 70 project, we have conducted a series of interviews at the Manor Hatch sheltered accommodation.

Garden Party at Harlow Museum set to celebrate 70th birthday

IT’s summer and for Harlow Museum and Harlow Arts Council that means only one thing – it’s time for the annual Art of the Garden Party. Taking place on Sunday 2 July from 1pm – 4.30pm it’s now the fifth year running that CEO of Science Alive Jon O’Connor and his team have welcomed many of the town’s performing arts groups and the local community into the museum gardens for a free afternoon of song, music and dance.

Harlow is 70: Why They Came Here: Ken Eaton

THERE are hundreds of journalists around the world who will thank Ken Eaton for providing them worth a first class knowledge of media law.

Harlow is 70: Why I came here: Jerry Hayes: “The accidental MP”

JERRY Hayes was MP for Harlow between 1983 and 1997. A thirteen year period which he covers in great deal in this fascinating interview.

Harlow Museum launch youtube channel for Harlow is 70

THROUGHOUT 2017, Harlow Museum in partnership with YourHarlow.Com are running a series of interviews called Why They Came Here.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Ferry Across The Mersey….Millie Smith

A FERRY across the Mersey and a train to Harlow Town. So began the journey by Millie Smith to Harlow Town.

Classic Scooter Ride Out and Fun Day for Harlow is 70

THE Vespa Club Of Britain Branch 131 – The Hertfordshire and Essex Highwaymen present a Classic Scooter Ride Out and Fun Day in association with Harlow Is 70, celebrating 70 years of Harlow New Town.

Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here: Out of the smog…

WHEN Harlow residents describe the London of the 1950s, it feels akin to a Victorian scene. But that London was closer to 1899 to 2017.

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.


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