UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis joined dozens of domestics for a lunchtime rally outside the hospital to express their opposition to the mooted privatisation of their jobs.
THE ONLY real surprise last year was that the Tories won Staple Tye by a single vote. Will it happen again? You get the feeling that the answer is No. Incumbent councillor John Strachan is a canny strategist as well as pretty well known in the ward and so you have the feeling that he […]
STOCKWOOL Architects are inviting you to join them at a public exhibition to have your say on the emerging redevelopment proposals for a site north of the Holiday Inn on Crown Gate.
THE LEADER of the Harlow Alliance Party (HAP) Nick Taylor has told YH that they are starting to grow and are here to stay. Since their launch eighteen months ago, they have taken a great interest in the plans for building in and around Harlow. They are very keen to make an impact in the […]
HARLOW UKIP has written to Cllr. Susan Barker – the Essex County Council Portfolio Holder for Customer and Corporate – with responsibility for Libraries to suggest a sensible solution to the Libraries closures proposed by the County Council.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to highlight the plight of staff at the Aspire Academy in Harlow.
ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, today visited a training session with Langley Colts Youth FC to learn more about how The FA and Essex County FA investments are widening grassroots participation, supporting player development and improving facilities in the local community.
A HARLOW Alliance Party candidate has told YH that concerns regarding plans to build hundreds of homes next to Sumners.
LABOUR shouldn’t have many problems here. They won by a thumping majority of 432 last year and so may well be looking for an equivalent share on May 2nd. We say share as the number of votes polled may be down. As we have said on several occasions, there is an anger with politicians that […]
HARLOW’S four Conservative county councillors have criticised the Labour council group for not only citing an Essex County Council project as its success, but also abusing the purdah rules.
FIRST time Ukip candidate, Richard Holloway has thrown himself into this campaign. So we went down to The Stow shopping precinct on Saturday afternoon to discuss a wide variety of subjects ranging from the state of the town, their constant attacks on Labour through to Tommy Robinson and Carl Benjamin.
TORIES have been warned to stop branding Jeremy Corbyn a “Marxist”, claiming the label means very little to most people. Former minister and MP for Harlow Robert Halfon urged the Conservative Party’s biggest names to drop the “hard-left moniker” used in recent speeches because it will not win votes. In a piece for Conservative Home, […]
Harlow Labour announces town wide programme of parking improvements and invites residents to propose locations
HARLOW Council’s Labour Leader Mark Ingall today announced a rolling programme of improvements to parking provision on Harlow’s many congested estates.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has met the next generation of power workers charged with keeping the lights on for thousands of people in his constituency.
SUNDAY 28th April 2019 is the day when workers from all over the world remember those who have been killed at work or through work. This years focus is on carcinogens which are substances capable of causing cancer in living tissues.
European Elections: Details of candidates for East of England. Full details in text.
LAST year, this was a fairly straightforward win for the Conservatives. This year, things might not be so simple. Brexit may mean a lot of people stay at home. The theory is the Labour vote stays where it is and the Tory vote goes down. That’s the theory. The other spanner is the presence of […]
MORE than £1.5million of additional funding has been secured from the Home Office to help tackle serious violent crime within Essex.
Labour will scrap developer ‘get-out clause’ which has led to the loss of over 10,000 affordable homes
SHADOW Housing Secretary, John Healey MP, has announced that the next Labour Government will scrap ‘permitted development’ rules for new homes, ending a get-out clause which allows developers to “dodge” social housing obligations and build slum housing.
IT’S great if you are standing as an independent councillor at elections, as you can pretty much say and promise anything you like with little scrutiny of your actions or even having to truly explain your position.
“THERE has been some unwarranted attacks on UKIP Candidates based on at best hearsay, scurrilous rumour, and simply taking words out of context or fabrication. Considering the antisemitism of Labour as reported in the media, and senior Labour figures association with known terrorists, the saying about throwing stones and glass-houses comes to mind.
LABOUR Councillor Lanie Shears, Portfolio Holder for Governance, Equalities and Diversity on Harlow Council and Women’s Officer for Harlow CLP today denounced sexual assault comments made by UKIP’s MEP candidate, Carl Benjamin towards Labour MP, Jess Phillips in the strongest possible terms.
SINCE 2017 HTS group has taken over the services previously contracted to Kier.
AS the third candidate in this Great Parndon ward, I feel that I must respond to the two interviews and the article entitled ‘Ward by Ward: Great Parndon”.