EIGHT-year-old Maddie Bailey had an amazing run and competed against 1000 other athletes in the under 9’s race over 1 mile and finished in bronze medal position in a fast time of 6mins flat. Maddie first competed in this race when she was 3 years old, completing the course in a time of 10mins 17 secs accompanied on that occaision by her father. Maddie is coached by her mum Gina Bailey at Harlow Athletic Club where she trains with a group of children aged 8-10years.
AS he tucked into birthday cake, former lorry driver Bill explained why he decided to volunteer: “My wife Kit was diagnosed with leukaemia and was cared for here for six years by staff at Princess Alexandra and I just wanted to give something back.”
THE unauthorised encampment, which was Waterhouse Moor playing field, moved on Tuesday 2 September to land at Newhall, after Essex Police served a Section 61 notice. The land at Newhall is privately owned by Linden Homes. This group consists of 20 caravans plus vehicles.
ON SUNDAY, August 3rd, we went along to the Potter Street war memorial to film the Harlow League of Gentlemen (LOG) lay a wreath for those who fell in World War One.
A free, open-air version of ‘FLOOD’ will be performed by Razed Roof outside Jaywick Martello Tower on Sunday 21st September at 2pm and 3.30pm (weather permitting)
OVER the last six years, I have campaigned three times to get elected on Harlow Youth Council, worked on other various campaigns to raise awareness or to take action for a cause and now recently trying to raise money so I can get to the One Young World Summit in Dublin this October. (For more info about One Young World Summit and if you you would like to sponsor me please visit http://www.gofundme.com/Nishall)
POLICE went to the scene of an incident at a gym in West Gate in Harlow. They attended at around 1pm on Friday September 5 following a report from a member of the public of concerns for a man inside the premises.
IF Harlow Town do get promoted this season, then it may be down to tough wins such as this 1-0 win against Soham Town Rangers at the Harlow Arena.
IRISH singing star, Joe Giltrap is set to appear at Holy Cross. Joe, will be at the Tracyes Road school on Saturday September 13th from 8pm.
EPPING High Street has been closed while police investigate the stabbing of a man. Officers had attended at the location shortly before 4.25am today following reports that a man had been found collapsed.
LABOUR’S Parliamentary candidate for Harlow, Suzy Stride has chaired the inaugural meeting of Harlow Trade Union and Labour Party Liaison Organisation (TULO)
CRAIG John’s high regard for Freddie mercury’s music will be evident from the moment the show starts. Craig has performed his Freddie Mercury tribute act all over the world, when you hear him you’ll be amazed as the room comes alive. His show guarantees all the energy and power of the original, creating an unbelieveably accurate illusion of Freddie Mercury himself.
ON Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August, the Harvey Centre will welcome local basketball team the Harlow Hawks, giving the shoppers the chance to have a go at the sport.
A UNIQUE heritage open day featuring a recruitment stand for Kitchener’s Army, re-enactments of ‘Tommy’ army life from the 10th Essex Regiment, and period music from the Essex Yeomanry Band, is set to bring WW1 to life.
Essex at War 1914–1918, a collaboration between Essex County Council’s Essex Record Office and Chelmsford City Council’s Hylands House, takes place at Hylands House on Sunday 14th September.
IN Parliament on Wednesday (Sept 3rd), there was a short debate in Westminster Hall about Public Health England, who are considering a move to Harlow.
Live at the Playhouse is bringing back two phenomenal line-ups of cutting edge comedy on the 13th September and 22nd November. The brilliant line-up in September includes satirical comic Andrew Lawrence, the whimsical Tom Deacon, energetic Joe Rowntree and cheeky chappy Andrew Doyle. The compere of the evening will be the brilliant, Fin Taylor.
FOLLOWING months of campaigning to lower the prices of car parks in hospitals, Harlow MP Robert Halfon has welcomed the news that new NHS guidelines require cost cuts for certain groups.
A HARLOW dog owner was killed when he was struck by a lorry after chasing one of his pets when it ran into the road, an inquest heard.
A HARLOW man is one of the participants in a Channel 4 documentary called Stammer School. The documentary, follows Thomas Battelley, of Staple Tye, as part of a group of people with the speech impediment, as they take part in an intensive programme that sets out to help them overcome their difficulties.
TWELVE obstacles designed to test your fitness await those taking on an Assault Course Challenge in aid of St Clare Hospice.
WORLD War II fighter planes, military vehicles and classic cars will all be on display as the hugely popular North Weald Airfield Community Day returns on Sunday 7 September 2014. It’s also a great day out for families as fairground rides and entertainment for children are free all day.
At the multi-terrain and hilly Takeley 10K Jamie Jephcott finished in 18th place out of 330 finishers in a superb 42min 33min. He was followed home by Gary Godfrey 30th in 44min 41sec, Daniel Jephcott 38th in 45min 47sec, Pasquale Pellucchia 46th and 2nd Vet 60 in 46min 11sec, Paul Dixon 80th in 48min 31sec, Vicky Steadman 99th in 49min 42sec, Robin Lozeau 108th in 50min 43sec and Janice Page 233rd in 60min 43sec.
LABOUR’S Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow has launched a campaign calling on David Cameron to ban wild animals in circuses.
CASH-strapped Harlow Council has defended its decision to spend thousands on a spy car as the schools return from their summer holidays.