THROUGHOUT 2017, Harlow Museum in partnership with YourHarlow.Com are running a series of interviews called Why They Came Here.
A FERRY across the Mersey and a train to Harlow Town. So began the journey by Millie Smith to Harlow Town.
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.
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.
WE caught up with Harlow resident, Barbara Timcke at the Life Writing Group at The Hare.
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’S Rita Tomlin is one of our busiest residents. The life and driving force behind the Life Writing Group at the Harlow U3A.
RECENTLY, YH visited Harlow U3A’s Life Writing Group that meet at the Hare pub on a Friday afternoon.
OUR interview with Sylvia Portnow is the first in a series from the Manor Hatch Sheltered Accommodation on Tumbler Road.
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.
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.
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.
IT seemed only fitting that on the 70th birthday of Harlow, veteran MP Stan Newens delivered a key talk on the History of Harlow.
ON Saturday (Harlow’s 70th birthday), the Harlow Writers put on their annual presentation as part of the Essex Book Festival.
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.
DURING the last week, pupils at Purford Green Primary School have been building up to their big celebration of Harlow’s 70th Birthday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.