Letter to Editor: Time to re-think way students go to university

Letter to Editor: Time to re-think way students go to university

Sir, A fundamental change is needed in the University system. COVID isn’t the cause but it has exposed existing faults in thinking. Currently uni is extremely expensive not least because of accommodation fees. We need to separate the social finishing school/ marriage and networking functions of uni from those of gaining academic knowledge. Currently and […]

Labour councillor calls for ‘Circle of Support’ to improve the lives of our most vulnerable

Labour councillor calls for ‘Circle of Support’ to improve the lives of our most vulnerable

From Toddbrook councillor, Frances Mason TODAY, there is a national outcry about Covid-19 lockdown rules imposed on young students, after a number of outbreaks in University campuses in England and Scotland. This has had a devastating effect on students, many of whom have left home for the first time as well as a worrying time […]

Letter to Editor: Looks like the Tories ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal is still frozen

Letter to Editor: Looks like the Tories ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal is still frozen

Sir, Looks like the Tories ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal is still frozen AS the Brexit Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow I campaigned vigorously against the Withdrawal Agreement (WA). It is fundamentally flawed because it annexes Northern Ireland by moving the Irish Border in to the Irish Sea. This is something that Theresa May said she […]

Leader of Harlow Conservatives lambasts Labour over “lack of action” over travellers

Leader of Harlow Conservatives lambasts Labour over “lack of action” over travellers

THE LEADER of the Harlow Conservatives has written a letter to YH over Harlow Labour’s action on travellers since the town wide injunction lapsed. Sir, In July, I wrote to your newspaper following the decision of Harlow’s Labour Council not to attempt to try and renew the injunction Harlow had been granted to stop unauthorised […]

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