Comments section: A place for reasoned, intelligent debate

Comments section: A place for reasoned, intelligent debate

Opinion-Editorial RECENTLY, we published a story on the progress made by each and every primary school in Harlow. Most of the comments on the story were made on our increasingly popular Facebook page. The comments were reasoned, perceptive and intelligent. Many disagreed with the SATS exams system and believed that a child’s well-being should at […]

Harlow Momentum: A year in review

Harlow Momentum: A year in review

AS we approach the first anniversary of the formal founding of Harlow Momentum, it is time to reflect. The past year has been one of enthusiasm, activism, and community engagement. A year in which we believe that we have played a role in re-energising local politics.

“Plans not placards” Tories and Labour clash over Harlow libraries

“Plans not placards” Tories and Labour clash over Harlow libraries

THE CHAIR of Harlow Council did start out the meeting hoping that councillors would embrace the season of goodwill. Fat chance. Harlow Labour and Conservative councillors clashed over possible plans to close Harlow libraries. A motion was proposed by Netteswell councillor, Shannon Jezzard. It was cllr Jezzard’s debut since winning a recent by-election and she […]

Details of help for homeless in Harlow this Christmas

Details of help for homeless in Harlow this Christmas

Christmas Haven – open from 12pm on 23 December 2018 to 12pm on 1 January 2019 Local charity, The Chocolate Run, provide the Harlow Christmas Haven at Great Parndon Community Centre on Abercrombie Way. The Haven provides accommodation, food, clothing and good company for the homeless and vulnerably housed over the Christmas period. There is […]