TEN officers and one staff member have been awarded by our Chief Constable for helping lock away criminals for sexual assaults and for saving the lives of vulnerable people. On Friday, October 19, proud family members and special guests gathered at a ceremony at Essex Police Headquarters in Chelmsford to celebrate their actions of bravery […]
BELOW IS a filmed record of the Harlow Council Cabinet meeting from Thursday October 18th, 2018.
LABOUR’S Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow Laura McAlpine, has responded to Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health, admitting that meeting A&E waiting time targets in the East of England will be ‘very difficult’, said:
HEALTH bosses have defended their actions over the controversial closure of Ostler House surgery in Potter Street. Two members of West Essex CCG attended the Harlow Council Scrutiny Committee on Tuesday night. They were questioned by a number of Harlow councillors. Members of the Potters Street residents association were also in attendance and asked a […]
SENIOR councillors and others within Harlow Labour Party seem more interested in their own personal career, removing other hard working and dedicated Councillors, or keeping their head down so they don’t come to the attention of those really pulling the strings of the party in the background.
PARENTS of Year 6 pupils due to start secondary school in September 2019 are reminded that they only have until 31 October 2018 to apply for their child’s secondary school place. With just over two weeks to go till applications close, parents are encouraged to use the half term break to get their applications in. […]
Letter to Editor: Office conversions an example of “an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council”.
Sir, The report into offices being converted into flats is another example of an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council. 1. They could have taken legal action far earlier so that anyone wanting to convert offices across the whole town would need to seek planning permission which would have given them much more control over […]
SCHOOL performance tables have been published by the government and they show a series of mixed results for Harlow schools.
A DETAILED report into the subject of office blocks turned into homes (permitted developments) was made at Harlow Council. Changes to the law has allowed developers to make the changes without planning permission. Since then thirteen offices have been converted into over 1,000 units for people to live in. The item was discussed at the […]
PEOPLE living in the poorest food deserts in Harlow struggle to buy fresh food that they can afford, a new report has revealed.
Reflections from the Co-Operative Party Conference, Bristol 2018 – ‘Keeping the Harlow £ in Harlow’ By Frances Mason I arrived at the ‘Unleashed’ Co-Operative Party Conference in Bristol hoping to come away with new ideas to bring back to Harlow. You may be wondering who is the Co-Operative Party and what do they do? Apart […]
TRENTALIA-owned c2c was named the best train operator in the country at the annual National Transport Awards, the rail industry’s equivalent of the BAFTAs.
LABOUR’S Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow and The Villages, Laura McAlpine was interviewed by Ed Conway for Sky News’ Special Report ‘Britain’s Great Depression’ Laura said: “The banks were bailed out with £500 bn of taxpayers money, whilst in the years since the crash working class industries and jobs have been left to crumble. We’ve […]
EAST Herts Council are pleased to announce that the holding direction on the East Herts District Plan has today been lifted by Rt. Hon James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Candidates announced for Harlow by-elections in Bush Fair and Netteswell.
INDEPENDENT charity Crimestoppers is highlighting that children and young people across Essex are at risk of becoming involved with gangs and the violence and abuse that often follows.
EES for Schools has been awarded the Education Business Services Award at the EducationInvestor Awards 2018.
Harlow MP meets with Sainsbury’s CEO to discuss what merger means for Harlow THIS week, MP Robert Halfon met with the Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s to seek assurances for Harlow workers amidst the Sainsbury’s-Asda merger. This was following conversations the Harlow MP has had with Asda on the same issue. Robert Halfon commented, “Mike Coupe, […]
PLANS for luxury flats on former site of Lister House are up before planning committee The application calls for Demolition of Existing Medical Centre and Erection of 46 No. New Residential Apartments with Private Communal Garden and Associated Undercroft Parking. The application will be heard on Wednesday October 17th at the Civic Centre, Water Gardens. […]
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to quiz a minister over the link between school exclusion and prison.
ESSEX Police has pledged no jobs will be lost under a plan to pool procurement resources between six other police forces in a bid to reduce costs.
NUFFIELD House Surgery in The Stow has been told by health inspectors that it must improve. Nuffield House Doctors surgery was placed into special measures on 21 November 2017 following a comprehensive inspection. A warning notice was issued in respect of the governance at the practice. At a focused inspection on 20th March 2018, inspectors […]
ON Wednesday 3rd October Stand up to Racism Harlow held a public meeting at Harlow College to discuss the community response to the rise in racism in recent years.
ON Friday, Harlow MP Robert Halfon met with Guide Dogs Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex to walk around the town centre to understand the needs of visually impaired people.