How good is your surgery in Harlow?

FOR the first time, information on every general practice in Harlow (and England) has been analysed and published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to show the public how it will decide which surgeries it will inspect and what it will focus on.

Harlow fast food take away shut down by council

A FAST food takeaway near a busy Train Station has been closed by Harlow Council for a series of hygiene offences.
Harlow Council has gained an Emergency Prohibition Order against the Mirch Masala Express at Unit 1 Mill Court, Edinburgh Gate, CM20 2JA. This follows a routine food hygiene inspection by the Council’s Environmental Health Team on the 23 October 2014 which found:

More improv at the Victoria Hall Theatre

TO finish off the year of plays, tribute nights and improvised comedy shows, Thompson Promotions is bringing back The Unimaginatively Titled Improvised Comedy Show to The Victoria Hall Theatre on Saturday 22nd November.

Would you like to help the homeless this Christmas ?

BEING homeless is especially hard at Christmas. For almost 20 years the Harlow Christmas Haven has provided a shelter for the homeless at Christmas. We provide simple accommodation and food in a warm, friendly and safe environment. The number of guests varies, but we can have up to 30 people staying overnight with us. The Haven is open from 23rd December 2014 to 1st January 2015.

Christmas lights to be switched on

FOLLOWING the successful public funding appeal by the Council and the Harlow Town Centre Partnership which saw donations of over £6,000, the Christmas lights in Broad Walk, Harvey Centre Approach and Market Square will be officially ‘Switched On’ on tomorrow (17 November 2014) at 4.30pm.

Illegal encampments: Now down to four

SIX caravans have moved from Coldharbour Road to this location. Harlow Council has served them with a Direction to Leave the land on or before Monday 17 November 2014 at 10am. Should they fail to vacate the land Harlow Council will issue County Court proceedings.

Review: Woyzeck by The Moot House Players

AS someone with an aversion to audience participation, I was a little nervous when I saw how intimate the venue at Moot Hall was but by the end of the play all thoughts of this were forgotten and I was leaning forward, mouth open in an unflattering fashion, hanging off the cast’s every word.