ROAD planning here was, is and will be an absolute car crash: well it would be if the cars can actually move out of the gridlock such abysmal planning will create.
CLLR Mike Hardware, Conservative candidate for Staple Tye, has challenged Labour over claims about the Harlow Local Plan it has made in the Harlow Star (18 April) and its newspaper.
Harlow MP Robert Halfon: Degree apprenticeships – the key to fighting social injustice in higher education
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has written an essay for the Conservative Home website. Mr Halfon said: “Social justice and skills have been my compass since entering politics. It is for that reason I have been vocal in my defence of the Open University (OU) in recent weeks, including in my last ConservativeHome column. Our higher […]
LABOUR’S PROSPECTIVE parliamentary candidate for Harlow, Laura McAlpine has expressed her concern at the growing number of violent crimes in Harlow. Making general comments, Ms McAlpine said: “I am deeply saddened to learn that a man has been stabbed in Old Harlow. This kind of incident has a severely damaging impact on the way we […]
THE DEPUTY LEADER of the Harlow Conservatives has called for all organisations to come together to tackle crime in the town.
EIGHTEEN planning and design experts have been appointed to advise on the development of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.
IT seems to us that you can’t turn a corner in Harlow without a young Labour Party campaigner flying the flag but what of the young Conservatives?
BACK in 2012, Harlow Labour won this ward by 509 votes. Labour have had their wobbles since,, especially in 2014, when UKIP won two seats.
THE government has announced £6m of funding to help children with alcoholic parents get support and advice reports the BBC. Plans include fast access to mental health services for children – and programmes to treat parents’ addiction. An estimated 200,000 children in England live with alcohol-dependent parents. The NSPCC says there has been a 30% […]
THIS is another of the seats that Labour have an eye on. Back in 2012, the Conservatives won by just 67 votes. In 2014, it was 58. But by 2016, it was lengthened to 215. This should be a comfortable return to power for Conservative councillor, Nick Churchill. Four years ago he had the slight […]
OVER the years, I have been contacted by many parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities in Harlow and the villages who have struggled to get the support they deserve. I work closely alongside charities like PACT for Autism and I am aware of rising concerns about the quality and access to SEND provision.
Harlow Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate: “I will do everything in my power to make Harlow a better place for us all”
HARLOW Labour Party have elected their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the next general election. The hustings and selection took place yesterday, 15th April in Mark Hall school, with the four candidates answering questions on issues such as climate change, Brexit and engaging young members. After the voting was completed, it was announced Laura McAlpine is […]
IT my not go down as the greatest campaign in the world but we are delighted to announce that the spelling mistake on the Nicholls Field Bus Stop has been corrected.
A CONSERVATIVE councillor for Sumners and Kingsmoor has set the record straight over work taking place on Fennells Field.
LAST year, I was in Harlow town centre at a street stall to speak to constituents and local business owners. Completely unexpectedly, a man – who I know to be from the Left – came at me screaming: “Go back to Israel”.
OLD HARLOW seems to be ward that is getting busier and busier. Not so long ago, it was the rural edge of Harlow as it had been since referenced in the Doomesday Book (Mulberry Green). In 2018, there are modern issues such as the development on Gilden Way, New Hall, London Road, Churchgate Street. The […]
HARLOW Labour has explained why it was advertising an event for the Socialist Workers Party. Recently, the party sent out to the following message to members: “A message from the Socialist Workers Party: To commemorate the assassination of Martin Luther King, Harlow SWP will be hosting a meeting/book launch at the Friends Meeting House in […]
PLANS to turn Terminus House into two hundred homes have received a cash boost after a bank gave property specialists £15 million worth of funding. The capital injection by Metro Bank will be used by residential property specialists, Caridon Group as part of its ‘Social Build to Rent’ model, to convert the nine-storey Terminus House […]
Harlow MP calls on the Government to support Harlow Police in Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour FOLLOWING recent events at the Stow, Harlow MP Robert Halfon called on the Government to support Harlow Police in tackling serious crime and anti-social behaviour in the town. Speaking in the House of Commons chamber today, Robert Halfon said: “For a […]
HARLOW residents are likely to be landed with a £12 increase on their council tax bill next year to fund policing costs – in addition to the £12 added this year for the same reason.
ON SUNDAY afternoon, Harlow Labour Party selected Laura McAlpine as their candidate for the next General Election. Soon after, the former Harlow Council leader, Jon Clempner reacted to the news by tweeting the following. “The likelihood of my standing as an independent candidate in Harlow at the next general election, whenever that is, have just […]
STAPLE TYE is one of the key seats that Harlow Labour will be very keen to take. This became a UKIP seat in 2014 under Bill Pryor. Bill isn’t standing. This year, it is UKIP stalwart Mark Gough. However, at the risk of repeating ourselves, their race (for now) has run. Like 2016, it is […]
THE PROSPECTIVE parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party in Harlow is Laura McAlpine. Ms McAlpine fought off three other candidates to win the right to try and unseat Conservative MP, Robert Halfon. The losing candidates were: Eugenie Harvey, Waida Forman and Rebecca Denness. The decision was made at a meeting of the Harlow Constituency Labour […]
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has My thoughts on the UK-France-USA military action against President Assad’s use of chemical weapons.