THE SHADOW councillor for finance has told YH that he is pleased to have secured investment for STEM subjects but he will continue to scrutinise how the Labour-run council spends its money.
COUNCILS in Essex with major ports and airports are to receive more than £35,000 to help mitigate the impact of Brexit, the Government has announced.
A NO-deal Brexit could lead to tariffs of 40% or more being imposed on food such as beef and cheddar cheese, driving up prices in shops and squeezing household budgets across the UK and Ireland, retail organisations from both countries have warned reports The Guardian. With mounting fears that the UK could leave the European […]
WITH the recent resignation of seven MP’s from the Labour party due to racism and antisemitism, I am intrigued as to how the Harlow Labour party stand with these issues?
NEWS FROM HARLOW LABOUR: ‘Save Our Libraries’ Campaign to continue beyond the end of consultation THURSDAY sees the end of Essex County Council’s consultation on closing 25 libraries across Essex and leaving a further 19 under threat of closure. But the campaigning against the closures in Harlow will continue until a final decision is reached […]
THERE are not enough cops in Essex to do the job of protecting the public and catching criminals, according to the police officers themselves.
THERE are just a few days left to have your say on the Future Strategy for Essex Libraries.
Harlow Council-backed affordable housing scheme slammed as residents face up to 200% service charge hike
RESIDENTS at a new flagship housing development in Harlow have expressed their shock and anger after receiving news that their monthly service charge bills are set to increase by nearly 200%!
SENIOR decision makers at businesses in the East of England are some of the least likely in the country to lose important documents, like receipts (55%), according to new figures released today. The poll, run by YouGov for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), also found some of the highest levels of support for having all […]
A PLANNING application to turn more office units into flats has been submitted to Harlow Council. The application is as follows: “Approval for a Change of Use of Second Floor from Office (B1(a)) to Dwellings (C3) to Provide 11 Dwellings | Units 5 And 6 Square Deal Units 5 West Road Harlow Essex CM20 2BQ […]
Princess Alexandra Hospital bosses slammed by unions over plans to out cleaning services out to tender
PRINCESS Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust has been heavily criticised for putting cleaning services out to tender.
SEVENTEEN-year-old year old Harlow student, Cara Thornton attended the protest in London along with friends from the Bishops Stortford High School. They were told that the day would go down as an Unauthorized Absence but Cara said that her parents fully supported her decision
LABOUR leader, Jeremy Corbyn made a secret visit to Harlow on Friday.
ON WEDNESDAY, Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow, asked the Roads Minister, Jesse Norman MP, about utility companies causing the delays on the roadworks on Edinburgh Way in the House of Commons.
YOUNG people being placed in unregulated accommodation in Thurrock from London cannot be adequately protected from drugs gangs running county lines in the county, councillors have been told.
HARLOW Council is set to introduce a public space protection order (PSPO) to target antisocial behaviour in the Town Centre and make it a safer place to visit and work in.
IT has been announced that Harlow and Gilston Garden Town has secured an additional £715,000 of capacity funding from Homes England. This announcement represents a confidence in, and commitment to, the ambitious plans that will transform the Harlow & Gilston area, providing much needed homes, jobs and infrastructure for existing and new residents. Substantial work […]
THE SECRETARY of state for Culture, Media and Sport has pledged to consider incentives to ensure the survival and growth of news in Harlow. Jeremy Wright MP spoke in a debate on The Cairncross Review which was an in depth study and report on the future of the newspaper industry in the UK. Harlow MP, […]
NEARLY all of Frank Jackson’s ninety years have been dedicated to peace and justice. Even at the recent Bush Fair by-election, Frank took his turn, on a cold day, helping out at the polling station. YH visited Frank at his home to talk about his life, his belief and his causes. We asked him to […]
KAO Data, the leading provider of wholesale colocation data centre services, has today announced it has secured investment from Legal & General Capital (“Legal & General”); the principal investment division of FTSE 100 financial services multinational Legal & General Group. Kao Data opened Kao Data London One, the first of four 8.8MW data centres, at […]
LAST week, the Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships, Anne Milton visited Harlow College.
ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, has welcomed the Government’s announcement to introduce more stringent measures on illegal encampment sites.
THE SHADOW portfolio holder for finance has secured cross party agreement to invest £44,000 in STEM education.
AT last Thursday’s meeting of full council, Labour leader Mark Ingall presented the 2019-20 Council Budget to members. In presenting it for debate, he said that, “against an uncertain national economic outlook and with Tory government cuts continuing to bite, it offered residents much needed certainty and peace of mind.” Councillor Ingall said; “With […]