FOLLOWING being elected onto the Council on Thursday night, I would like to extend my gratitude to the residents of Toddbrook Ward who voted for me, I am very grateful for their support.
SOME Sunday bus services operating across Essex could be reduced – while two evening services could be withdrawn altogether.
LABOUR councillors would be better off spending their time looking at and following up an article on the BBC’s website today to find out how a London Borough has transformed its libraries and increased their footfall as a result.
CUTS to legal aid have created “deserts” of provision across England and Wales, a BBC investigation found.
HARLOW councillors are set to discuss possible closures of libraries and respite centres at their final meeting of the year. The meeting will take place at 7.30pm in the civic offices, Water Gardens, Harlow. Libraries in Harlow Proposed by Councillor Shannon Jezzard (seconded by Councillor Mark Ingall): “This Council is concerned by Essex County Council’s […]
AN overhaul of the Essex fire service has been labelled “absolute madness” by the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) reports the BBC. The union’s Essex branch claimed 95% of the proposed Fire and Rescue Plan “doesn’t work”. The FBU said many aspects, such as clearing road accidents and offering general safety advice, were being “offloaded” on […]
NEW winter target figures for Princess Alexandra Hospital reveal that pressures on the Harlow hospital are as intensive as ever.
THE 1ST Great Parndon Scout group is fighting a decision to close them down. Great Parndon Scouts have been in existence for decades and are based on First Avenue in Harlow near to the Town Park but due to a number of concerns, the Scout Association has decided to close them. YH went down to […]
IF you are responsible for compliance within your organisation, whether that’s in customer services, legal or HR (to name but a few), this workshop is a good introduction and overview of what Data Protection rights are and how to manage them.
MANY people may be unaware that overseas nurses working across the NHS in Essex are having to pay hundreds of pounds to access the very services they are helping provide.
LABOUR have held onto the ward in a by-election on Thursday night.
ALMOST every weekday, Church Langley Residents, (and anyone entering Church Langley) are faced with major delays getting out of the area onto the A414. This situation has been getting progressively worse for several years.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has welcomed the news that the Prime Minister, Theresa May has won a vote of confidence.
FORMER Bush Fair Councillor Ian Beckett is urging Harlow’s community to support the call from the Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, to Pray for the Stansted 15.
THIS won’t take long. We won’t keep you. There is a by-election on Thursday in the ward of Toddbrook. It is on elf the big issues of the day, Brexit, Trump, Theresa May and the Toddbrook by-election…
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has vowed to back the Prime Minister Theresa May as she faces a “Vote of Confidence” tonight (Wednesday).
ESSEX County Council has been told “lopping off” a third of its libraries could be against the law – as critics queued up to attack the leader and cabinet member responsible during a motion of no confidence.
LAST Thursday (December 6) at a meeting of the Harlow Council Cabinet, Council Leader Mark Ingall presented the half yearly Joint Finance and Performance report. The report details the Council’s financial performance and delivery of services against a range of indicators.
INDEPENDENT charity Crimestoppers is asking everyone to speak up about crime in the countryside. A campaign has been launched to encourage more people to report crime in the countryside whether in villages, in homes, on roads or in farms. Nearly one third of all reported crime in Essex is classed as rural
TAXPAYERS have been warned they could be facing a £24 council tax bill increase to pay for policing in Essex.
ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, raised his alarm at Essex County Council’s proposed closure of two libraries in Harlow, with the Leader of the House of Commons, during Business Questions, this morning.
WHILE Syria and the Middle East may have dropped off the news agenda the crisis is still very real to those families fleeing conflict. Essex County Council is today appealing for private landlords or those who may own a second home to consider letting their property to support the Essex response to the Government’s UK wide initiatives that require suitable, self-contained housing to help resettle those who have fled torture, displacement and conflict.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has defended his participation in a recent photo call with the Harlow Foodbank.
INCREASINGLY, people are contacting us and questioning why details of their court appearance(s) have appeared on our website and/or social media platforms. People mistakingly seem to be believe that this is confidential information and on a number of occasions tell us they are contacting the police and/or getting a highly paid lawyer to write to […]