Review-Blackout: a work in progress

ALL the actors portrayed multiple roles with ease but I must make specific mention of Delme Thomas who stood out. Each role he played was performed with a deep subtext and meaning. It was clear whenever my eye was drawn to him and this was frequently, that he was completely in character. His ability to slip between accents and body language to change persona is commendable.

Athletics: Plucky 13 for Harlow Running Club at London Marathon

HARLOW Running Club fielded 13 runners in this years Virgin Money London Marathon. They joined over 39,000 others runners on what was a great day for spectating, but when the sun came out, a little too warm for the runners.

Graham Peacher is Harlow Ten-Pin Bowling champion

AFTER an eleven year absence, league bowlers from Harlow Bowl competeted for the title of Harlow tenpin bowling champion on Sunday 23 April.

Interview: Leo Sayer excited to be coming to the Harlow Playhouse

IT may be a little bit lost in the mist of time but Leo Sayer wrote some fine songs. And what is more they had some wonderful stories attached to them.

Football: Harlow fall to Leatherhead comeback

WITH the playoff race over for the Hawks, boss Danny Chapman rang the changes. Patrick Lee came into the side in place of David Hughes, while Andre Mayasi started at left-back with Layne Eadie moving to the left wing to replace the suspended Junior Dadson. Tommy Fagg made his first start for the Hawks, partnering Alex Read at the top.

Review: Beverley Craven at the Harlow Playhouse

THIS was a classic case of not really knowing what to expect. This reviewer was only aware of the massive 1991 hit “Promise Me” and a couple of other minor songs such as “Holding On”.
To be honest, we thought this was going to be a little bland. How wrong we were.

Review: Ultimate Bowie at the Harlow Playhouse

ON April 20th, 1972, a “one hit wonder” stepped onto the stage of the Harlow Playhouse. His new album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and th eSpiders From Mars” had just been released. In three months time, he was to appear on Top of the Pops to plug a single that had been out for two months. The rest they say is….

High speed Scalextric at the Harvey Centre

ON Saturday 8 April, Marquee Models at The Harvey Centre, hosted a live Scalextric event with a number of racing enthusiasts.

Review: High praise for the Darcaelan Casebook

THE younger members of the Harlow Theatre Company took on a dark and ambitious piece called The Darcelan Casebook.

Athletics: Kinney to the power of five over Easter

HARLOW Running Club member and serial racer Andy Kinney completed five races in
six days over the Easter Weekend.

Three and easy for the visitors! Hawks Play- Off hopes end against Enfield

HARLOW came into this match knowing that a win would only do to see their faint playoff hopes reach the final day following their dismal 3-0 defeat away to the league leaders Bognor Regis. They came up against an Enfield side, who had one six on the bounce, their most recent a 3-1 over Folkestone Invicta and were firmly in the race for the play off spots.

Review: Giselle by the Harlow Ballet Association

AS Albrecht, professional dancer Joe Bishop, who trained with HBA as a youngster, gave a dynamic performance, owning the stage with his agility and power. But he never allowed his skill to overshadow the production, complementing and never dominating the rest of the cast.

Athletics: Outstanding team performance by Harlow AC

HARLOW Athletic Club began their season in encouraging fashion by taking second place in a keenly fought contest at Lee Valley. The result was all the more satisfying as on Easter Saturday so many athletes made themselves available to represent the club.

Harlow Town vs Enfield Town- Match Preview

THE Hawks’ playoff hopes are out of their hands after their 3-0 defeat to top of the table Bognor Regis away from home on saturday afternoon. They have fallen five points off the play offs with only two games remaining, but will now have to rely on other teams to drop points as winning their remaining two matches may not be enough.

Two new projects to encourage women into sport

TWO new projects developed by local sports ambassadors have been set up to help encourage women to participate regularly in sport and physical activity.

Football: Harlow’s play-off hopes go down at Bognor

HARLOW Town’s chances of promotion went down in flames at promotion chasing Bognor Regis Town on Saturday afternoon.

Wash, Shop and Go at the Harvey Centre

SO much to do, but too little time to do it? When you visit The Harvey Centre, you can get your car washed while you shop with brand new Wash, Shop & Go.

Harlow Theatre Company set to open The Darcelan Casebook

THIS is Darcaelan’s world, an alternative reality where fantastical machinery and incredible magic rub shoulders. A world of progress and unity but also of darkness and horror, and it is against this that Edward, disgraced and disowned son of the ancient and powerful Darcaelan family and his colleagues at the Metropolitan police force must stand.

Harlow Gymnastics Club success at Regional Finals

2017 NDP Essex Regional Grades Finals 12th & 19th March 2017 Sadie Jessey and Olivia Collier took pride of place among Harlow Gymnastics Club at the Essex NDP regional grade competition in Colchester. Sadie Jessey (12) won the trophy and overall gold medal with a distinction in the Grade 1 age 13/14 event after placing […]

Harlow Rabbit Show a success

AS our editor was shuffling round the St Clare Hospice 10K, he approached the Magdalen Laver Village Hall. He saw a sign for the Harlow Rabbit Show. Well, you learn something new every day, as he did not know there was a Harlow Rabbit Club. Today (Tuesday) we spoke to the organisers, Ann and Ray […]

Judo: Success for Harlow Judo Club at British Schools Champs

YOUNG Owen Lambert (11) and Adam Pope (21) both made the long trip to Sheffield to represent their School/College and their Club, Harlow Judo Club, in the 2017 British Schools Championships.

Athletics: Big turnout for Harlow Running Club at St Clare Hospice 10K

HARLOW Running Club had a good turnout on Sunday morning at the St Clare 10K at
Hastingwood, just outside Harlow,

The 10 most dangerous places in Harlow

WE have delved the archive and in a bare-faced desperate search for page views have found some of the most dangerous places in Harlow for not so long ago….

Football tournament to be held to celebrate Harlow is 70

SK Sports Academy is hosting a charity football competition for Harlow schools and local club football teams in celebration of Harlow Town’s 70th Birthday Party this March. The event is open to U6, U7, U8 & U9 teams.   The concept of combining both school and clubs teams within the competition is to promote participation for […]


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