RECYCLING and composting rates in Harlow have fallen, in line with an Essex-wide trend according to the latest figures from the county council. Cllr Roger Walters, cabinet member for waste and recycling, said: “Recycling rates in Essex and nationally are falling but it remains as important as ever to carry on recycling.
IT LOOKS like it is going to be a very busy year for the chair of Harlow Council, cllr Ian Beckett. On Saturday, he donned his Onesie to walk from Passmores Academy to Harlow Museum in order to raise money for Harlow Chocolate Run and a number of other causes.
YH went down to Little Parndon where we met the formidable five. They feel like a team, they look like a team and certainly illustrate why they have and are continuing to revolutionise education in Harlow. YH took some time out to interview Mr Jackson and discuss his role.
On July 1 at around 7.30am at BBS Coffee in the Harvey Centre, a man helped himself to £50 in cash from behind the stall. Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV images is asked to contact Pc Simon Wales at Harlow Police Station on 101.
HARLOW Running Club had 20 runners out at the Felsted 10K road race on a very warm and muggy Sunday morning over a gently undulating course across the Essex countryside. First Harlow runner was Steve Murtagh in 4th place out of 317 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in an excellent 35min 21sec. He was followed home by Rob Lowe 13th in 38min 09sec, Jamie Jephcott 19th in 39min 22sec and John Tennant 60th and 3rd Vet 60 in 43min 22sec.
OK. We think it goes like this. Over a week ago, there were three illegal camps on Latton Common. A group of three to four way at the top of the common. A second small group at the top but nearer to the middle and then a large group of twenty to thirty caravans and cars near to the A414.
NICOLA Miles was found seriously ill inside a residential property on Brockles Mead shortly before 11pm on Monday, June 30. The 47-year-old local woman died a few days later at Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital. Officers are awaiting the results of toxicology tests after a post-mortem examination was unable to reveal a cause of death. These test results are due back in September. An inquest into the death of Nicola Miles was opened and adjourned.
HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon has gone on the record to discuss the conflict between Israel and Hamas. Robert Halfon said: “Earlier today, I spoke with Dave Monk on BBC Radio Essex about the on-going conflict between Israel and the Hamas terrorist network.
LEADING repairs and maintenance provider, Kier Harlow, is seeing double after achieving Gold in the prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health & Safety Awards 2014, as well as being awarded a merit in the British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards.
HASTINGWOOD-based charity Accuro was delighted to welcome the support of Passmores Academy during its Community Day. As one of their nominated house charities, the Passmores students helped Accuro in three ways. The week kicked off with a sponsored walk for the charity which provides a broad range of support and activities for children, young people […]
AMBULANCES in Harlow are taking almost three minutes longer to reach patients in a life-threatening condition, compared to three years ago. The British Heart Foundation and the Stoke Association have warned that delays put lives at risk.
REPRESENTATIVES from the Waterhouse Moor Residents Association (WMRA) have called for action to stem the flow of speeding drivers in their area. The area is often used as a “rat-run” when the traffic is clogged on Second Avenue but after tests, the WMRA have called for action.
TO celebrate Love Parks Week, there are two free fun activities in our parks this summer. At Southern Country Park in Bishop’s Stortford, East Herts Council has organised a range of activities including the popular annual dog show. Just bring along your pet on the day – no need to pre-register. Families can also take part in a fitness activity trail, orienteering and making wooden medallions with the Friends group.
SO I would like to ask the new Labour Leader of Harlow Council Jon Clempner will he be seeking to recover this cost from the travellers themselves. If the answer is no then the question should be why on Earth not? Councils have had the power to issue on the spot fines for littering for years and have been using them against residents in the most ridiculous of circumstances.
POTHOLES, cracks and other defects have reduced by 20 per cent on Essex’s main roads since April 2014 – from 1,280 to 1,073 on Priority 1 roads, and from 3,296 to 2,590 on Priority 2 roads claims Essex County Council.
REDWINGS and Children First share a similar ethos of care, so we were keen to cultivate a positive working partnership. In comparison to the Sanctuary’s welfare mission, Children First strive to support families and provide children with a safe environment where they can be nurtured and grow.
FRIDAY 13th is a terrifying day for most people. But for twelve St Mark’s and St Ursula pupils from Geilenkirchen in Germany, it was the start of a wonderful experience as it was the day that their German partners arrived for a two week exchange.
THAT’S the view at Little Parndon Primary School,in Park Mead, Harlow, as they waved off their tiny Year 2 pupils for an overnight adventure.
Frank, Liza and Sammy The Ultimate Event Harlow Playhouse By Sally Casey ANOTHER very busy audience headed into the main auditorium at the Harlow Playhouse and were not disappointed with a two hour show that brought you back to a halcyon days when the star shone brightly from Hollywood to Broadway. The show started off […]
THIS is the second time that this reviewer has seen Catherine Ireton perform. Catherine probably has one of the sweetest voices in music. We think it sounds a bit like Sinead O’Connor as Regina Spektor. We know that will probably irk Catherine but we just had to get that one off our chest.
BURNT MILL’S performing arts department produced a wonderful adaptation of Bugsy Malone at the Harlow Playhouse on Friday night. Firstly, it was good to see a packed audience pour into the main auditorium. It was also good to see the audience full of pupils, parents and proud grand-parents. The audience seemed to symbolise the sense of cohesion at the “Outstanding” school.
FOUR men are due to appear in court today (Friday) after being charged in connection with a series of telephone frauds in Essex and neighbouring counties.
All four have been charged with conspiracy to defraud by false representation between March and July this year.
LABOUR Euro MP for Harlow and the East of England, Richard Howitt has defended public sector workers who went on strike on Thursday.
THE PARENTS of murdered Harlow mum-to-be Eystna Blunnie have praised the decision to name her and her unborn daughter Rose in an official report into their deaths. Names of the victims in domestic homicide reviews- which are carried out by community safety partnerships to ensure agencies are responding appropriately to victims of domestic violence – are usually excluded to protect the identities of those involved. Only the names of the chairman and members of the review panel are included.