AN appeal has gone out for a retired firefighter whose house has been left uninhabitable after his builder was charged with armed robbery and remanded in custody until next year. Here is Steve’s story as written by his niece, Hannah Ellis. “My uncle, Steve Pritchard, has just retired from the fire service after giving 32+ […]
THE Potters Arms in Church Langley is set to host an evening of carol singing in aid of a local family made homeless by a fire.
WITH temperatures falling Harlow Council is working with St. Paul’s Church to provide temporary night shelter accommodation for rough sleepers starting from tonight (12 December 2018).
HEART4HARLOW held a Christmas Service on Sunday morning at St Pauls Church in the town centre.
WHEN you take on a classic, you take on a great challenge. Apart from the fact that it is a classic , it is the challenge of presenting it to a young audience in 2018.
Volunteering and funding has made for an inspirational combination by the KFC Foundation – one of Kids Inspire’s valued Corporate funders Handing Kids Inspire an incredible grant of over £20,000 (spread over two years up until 2020) was not enough for the East Anglian KFC team, who additionally volunteered a number of hours to Kids […]
by Kevin James It’s Christmas Eve. Jack and Lily are so excited and determined to deliver their letters to Father Christmas in person. It sounds like a perfect adventure, but they don’t have a sleigh, and they don’t actually know how to get to the North Pole – what could possibly go wrong? The Great […]
YEAR 5 pupils from Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, visited Royal Gunpowder Mills.
MORE than 80 Ambassadors met at the Harlow Museum and Walled Gardens on Thursday 29 November for the second Harlow Ambassador meeting.
A COURAGEOUS team of 19 local charity supporters successfully braved a skydiving challenge throughout the month of November in aid of West Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice. This season’s St Clare skydiving event saw a record number of participants take on the exhilarating dive at Sibson Aerodrome in Wansford Peterborough. After weeks […]
Tany’s Dell to host a night of Christmas signed songs . Full details on poster.
THE Harvey Centre’s first ever Movie Awards Night was a roaring success, with local students from D.S. Productions taking the top award of the night. The event took place in the centre’s Cineworld Cinema on Thursday 29th November, with a red carpet and photo opportunities for all to enjoy.
THE Coalport Close Community Group, in Church Langley, brought Christmas to their community on Saturday night (1 December) when they switched on their Christmas lights and unveiled their Christmas tree.
THE first Vegan Fair in Harlow, is set to be held on the 14th of April 2019 at Harlow Leisurezone.
A Christmas Carol at Victoria Hall Theatre. Full details on poster
Harlow Rock School to host Christmas Gig. Full details on poster.
TWO Help for Heroes volunteers, with a combined aged of 135, have raised £3,000 for the military charity after walking from London to Ypres.
Made in Harlow at the Gatehouse Arts. Full details on poster.
NEW funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) awarded to health and care organisations across Hertfordshire and west Essex will pave the way for a ground-breaking community based approach to detect high blood pressure.
LAST week, the Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi visited the Treehouse Family Hub in Harlow to meet those working as part of the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service.
LOOKING for a way to give something back this festive season? This December, the British Heart Foundation is launching Project Elf, its latest volunteering campaign encouraging the public to ‘lend an elfing hand’ over the Christmas period.
NATURALLY 7’s musical journey from Michael Bublé, Coldplay, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Phil Collins, Ludacris, Mahalia Jackson to Queen….and guaranteed no instruments-just voices. Naturally 7 is more than an acapella group they’ve defined their own genre, Vocal Play, to reflect that each of the members isn’t just singing, but rather becoming an instrument with their […]
WINTER Walkies is coming! Canine capers as St Clare prepares for 13th annual charity dog walk
Panto review Aladdin at the Harlow Playhouse IF you are going to perform the Greatest Showman at your pantomime, then you better be…great. This reviewer can confirm that they had a great time at a great show called Aladdin at the Harlow Playhouse. Through their social media, you are aware of how much hard work […]