THE authority is encouraging Essex residents to take a stand against scammers this Leap Year, and to raise awareness of the debilitating crime. Here are some things to look out for:
IT was just one song but it was a special moment for this reviewer. On Friday, as part of their barnstorming set at the Playhouse, T.Rextasy played an unplugged version of Heroes as a tribute to David Bowie.
HARLOW Town overpowered Aveley to win 4-1 at the Harlow Arena. Junior Dadson opened the scoring for the Hawks in the 36th minute. Liam Nash equalised in the 38th minute.
ESSEX Firefighters were called to a fire in a bungalow. On arrival crews reported the front of the property was alight and the whole of the property was smoke logged. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire by 09:59hrs.
A MAN who robbed a pensioner of £4 on Christmas eve last year has been jailed for three years. The victim, a 76-year-old man, was walking home after a Christmas drink with friends at about 7.30pm.
FROM Love Me Do to Let It Be, this concert celebrates the Golden Anniversary of Help.
THE EVER popular T.Rextasy are set to come to the Harlow Playhouse. Fan or not, this is a great evening of music that pays tribute to the Jeepster’s work.
IF you spot dumped rubbish or litter around the town you can report it to us at www.harlow.gov.uk/report – all reports are investigated and, if conclusive evidence of those responsible can be found, the Council will issue fixed penalty notices.
TESCO colleagues from stores throughout the east of England, including Harlow, will bring out their superhero alter egos over the weekend of 11-13 March when they take part in the nationwide Superheroes fundraiser challenge for the National Charity Partnership between Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The three year partnership aims to raise £30 million to support millions of people to eat better and get active, as well as funding the vital and ongoing work of the BHF and Diabetes UK.
SEVENTY-five drivers were spotted not wearing a seatbelt during a road safety operation in Harlow yesterday (Wednesday, February 25, 2016).
PIXIE’S Barber Shop is now officially open. Come and get a haircut on the newest barber shop in town. You can enjoy a cup of coffee, a bag of popcorn, you can even play an X-Box while you wait for your haircut.
THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust has been awarded £1 million from NHS England Nursing Technology Fund to buy electronic equipment which will support staff in the delivery of effective care.
I would like to inform you of some changes to the Leadership Team at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery. I will be taking on a new role of Executive Head Teacher for both Roydon Primary Academy and Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery.
ST Clare hospice will be hosting a pre-loved baby clothing and toy sale at the Great Pardon Community Association (The Barn) in Harlow this Saturday, 27 February. Come along and bag a bargain for your bundle of joy, while at the same time helping your local hospice to provide care and support to families going through one of life’s hardest journeys.
Harlow Symphony Orchestra concert. Sunday 13 March 2016, at 7:30pm Schumann – overture, scherzo & finale; and Piano Concerto (soloist Mihai Ritivoiu)
THEY first came to fame in 1964 with the number “Call Up the Groups” (Parts 1 and 2). It overcame copyright restrictions and parodied a number of the leading pop groups of the time including the Searchers, Freddie and the Dreamers, the Dave Clark Five, the Bachelors, the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. The song […]
BUILDING works to create a new cinema complex at The Harvey Centre in Harlow have entered their final phase. The project is one of the largest in a series of redevelopment works to the Centre, which have been on-going since 2011.
HARLOW Running Club members gathered in the atmospheric Squadron Hall on North Weald Airfield for their annual presentation evening (photo of all the winners attached). The awards are the culmination of a year of hard work, dedication and achievement for members across all running disciplines.
GOVERNMENT watchdog Ofsted has praised The Downs Primary School following a recent Ofsted inspection.
A man has been charged with two burglaries and the theft of an elderly woman’s handbag. Ernie Brinkley, 35, unemployed, of Potters Field, Harlow, was arrested yesterday, Monday February 22.
I am frightened that Islamic extremists, in the shape of ISIS, are on the rise. I am frightened that terrorism is rampant, with the latest example being the horrific attacks in Paris. It is only because of the actions of the security services that we have escaped similar attacks, so far. I am frightened of the turmoil in Syria, resulting in the fleeing of thousands of migrants. The threats Britain faces from Islamic extremists and other terrorism remain very grave and very real.
ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in which the vehicle failed to stop. It happened at around 8pm on Saturday, February 20 in Tillwicks Road, Harlow, opposite the Esso petrol station.
YH understands that there has been a road traffic collision close to Asda.
THE latest in the “Pay What you Can” season at the Harlow Playhouse is the award winning play Confirmation.