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BURNT Mill Academy students have bucked the national trend and smashed all previous records with this summer’s GCSE results. An astounding total of 86% of students achieved five or more A* to C grades, including English and maths. A quarter (25%) of all students achieved…

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LINKFEST is on this weekend (Aug 23rd and 24th) at the Harlow Town Park. As a warm up, a number of acts went unplugged in the Market Square in Harlow to promote the festival. Here we see Chris Talbot perform two numbers.

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THE Marchioness disaster occurred on the River Thames in the early hours of 20 August 1989. The pleasure boat Marchioness sank after being run down by the dredger Bowbelle, near Cannon Street Railway Bridge. There were 131 people on the Marchioness, including members of the…

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A HARLOW student is heading to Cambridge to study medicine and cites the moment footballer Fabrice Muamba had a heart attack at White Hart Lane as a key spur to his studies. Jack Bradbury, 18, has gained five A levels in Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics…

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HARLOW Running Club member Daniel Jephcott completed the Gunpowder Parkrun 5K in Waltham Abbey finishing in 6th place out of 101 finishers and 2nd U20 in an excellent 20min 23sec. He was followed home by Colin Moody 28th and 1st Vet 60 in 23min 33sec,…

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FOR the sixth year in a row the town’s Parndon Wood Nature Reserve has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag, which officially recognises it as one of the best kept green spaces in the country. Parndon Wood Nature Reserve is among a record-breaking 1,476 parks…

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HARLOW TUC mounted a local “Action for Rail” protest at Harlow Town station on Tuesday morning (19 August) from 6am. They handed out 600 cards to highlight escalating rail fares and made the demand for a return to public ownership. On 19 August the inflation…

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RESIDENTS are being encouraged to knit poppies for a special display in the entrance of the Civic Centre as part of Harlow’s World War One Centenary. The community knitting project is being launched this Wednesday 20 August 2014 with residents invited to a special “Knit…

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FINANCE Director and Treasurer for the Essex Fire Service, Mike Clayton has moved quickly to secure a more positive position for the Service following the announcement of the £15m debt to Government earlier this week. His action means the Authority will retain most of its…

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Ryman Div One North Brentwood Town 1 v 2 Harlow Town HARLOW continued their impressive start to the season with a 2-1 victory away at Brentwood on Tuesday night. An early goal from Alex Read was complimented by a 73rd minute winner by Jared Small.…

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Update: 1700 hrs A 22-month old boy who was injured following a collision with an ice-cream van in Harlow on Monday August 18 is recovering in hospital and his condition is now stable. ========= POLICE were called to Northbrooks in Harlow shortly before 5.30pm on…

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Oakfield Parkonians 1st XI 72 all out lost to HTCC 1st XI 75 for 6 by 4 wickets Town arrived to find a pitch which looked full of demons, so the usual relaxed toss of the coin became a frantic must win for both teams.…

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CO-commissioned by the National Theatre, this devised work by Roundhouse and Jackson’s Lane associate artists Square Peg Contemporary Circus combines circus, theatre and dance in an adaptation of Coleridge’s Epic poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Using the poem to elicit the emotional journey…

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