Athletics: Harlow tough it out in the mud

HARLOW Running Club competed in the first round of the East Herts and West Essex Cross Country League on Sunday at a muddy 5 mile course at Ware. The league consists of teams from Harlow RC, Bishop’s Stortford RC, Hoddesdon Tri, Saffron Walden Striders and Ware Joggers with the final league winners going on to compete in a national final. Harlow ladies team finished 3rd, the men 4th and overall Harlow were 3rd.

Nishall’s Blog” Big up Harlow!

HARLOW has a young population. 21 per cent of residents are aged 0-15 years, which is significantly higher than the Essex and England average. I can happily say that we are an important town and we have many future developing young leaders, which we need to tell that Harlow is their town and they need to make Harlow proud and put Harlow on the map of great places.

Review: Woyzeck by The Moot House Players

AS someone with an aversion to audience participation, I was a little nervous when I saw how intimate the venue at Moot Hall was but by the end of the play all thoughts of this were forgotten and I was leaning forward, mouth open in an unflattering fashion, hanging off the cast’s every word.

Albino Peaches to launch new single

THE ALBINO Peaches first single ‘Tore Me Apart’ will be the bands first world wide release. To celebrate the release, they are inviting people to a private release show in their hometown of Harlow on Nov 20th!

Harlow Wills: Were your ancestors left a “dunge carte?”

WILLS can tell us all sorts of things about the lives of people in the past. For example, in 1641, Elizabeth Fuller of Chigwell left her eldest son Henry her ‘longe carte’, ‘dunge carte’, ‘pondering crose’, ‘furnace’, and her ‘mault quarne’. We believe the cross would have been used for religious contemplation and the quarne for grinding grain. Her second son received ‘my best chest and my best brace [brass] pot’, to modern eyes this might seem the better bequest!

Review: Helen of Troy in a modern setting

WITH the action shared between just two actors, co-writer Tamsin Shasa’s Helen, and her guard who seems at points more her captor, in his combat fatigues, it is a deliberately physical performance, told more in movement than in the one sided dialogue. This leaves the audience lacking any real context, despite continued references to Troy, and her face.