Bungalow fire in Roydon

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.

Tescos to take up Superhero challenge in Harlow

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.

St Clare Hospice set to host baby clothes sale

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.

Take a look at the new Harvey Centre

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 MP Robert Halfon: “Why Britain should remain within the European Union”

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.