I STOOD ready to get on my soap box about the governments handling of A-level and BTEC results when I received the results my A level groups got and was quietly pleased, with very little difference between the results I predicted and the results students were allocated.
IT is rather ironic that our MP is objecting to the closure of London Road to car users whilst at the same time has been the champion of an enlarged Harlow, which in reality for the most part is just building thousands of homes on the Green Belt surrounding Harlow’s boundaries.
AS a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT), I am excited to start teaching in September. Aside from the events of recent months, there remains an issue within education that is of epic proportions.
I WENT shopping today as I always do every Monday at Tesco, Edinburgh Way. I cannot tell you how very impressed I was with them.
Blogpost: Harlow-based law firm asks Collaborative Law – the future of divorce in a post-COVID world?
KAREN Wallace, a specialist Collaborative Lawyer at Attwaters Jameson Hill, a major regional law firm with offices in Hertfordshire, Essex and London, is urging divorcing couples to consider Collaborative Law as an alternative to litigation to resolve financial issues,.
A LETTER sent to Epping Forest DC on 14 July and to Harlow DC on 17 July by the Independent Inspectors of the proposed Local Plans should have sent shock waves to both Councillors and officers at each council
WE’VE all felt the strain of lockdown these past few months, which means that looking after our physical and mental health is extremely important.
IT was the autumn of 2018 when I wrote about ‘Keeping the Harlow £ in Harlow’ and the importance of community wealth building; see link to Your Harlow archive below:
HARLOW Labour support Robert Halfon’s efforts to put pressure on his own government to finally do something about office conversions, 7 years after the legislation was passed.
HARLOW Coronavirus People Before Profit heard from Clare from Harlow about the impact being shielded had on herself and her wider family. Whilst Clare’s experience is not unique, they have heard from many people in the clinically extremely vulnerable group who have felt guilty about how the impact of them shielding has had on their […]
I APPRECIATE that things are bound to get delayed because of Covid but let’s be frank, the length of time that it’s taken to do the roadworks along Edinburgh Way became a joke long before this pandemic.
THERE is no doubt that the last few months have presented unprecedented challenges for health services and nursing staff across the NHS, primary care, independent sector and community services.
LOOKING after your mental health is very important especially during the testing times we are going through right now. As the UK Government continues to encourage those who can work at home to do so, a new survey reveals that 80% of British people feel working from home has had a negative impact…
I WAS hugely disappointed to read Robert Halfon’s response to Vic Goddard’s interview. I thought that the interview was brilliant and showed Vic, as always, to be a passionate educator who appreciates that the welfare of his students and staff is paramount and not only because it will have an effect on their learning.
Dear Sir, AS a former Chairman of Harlow Council’s Licencing Committee I would like to express my sadness and dismay that the current Chair of Licencing, Cllr Jezzard, published the following comment on Twitter in response to the Ministry of Justice announcing four new prisons. Her comment as published on her Twitter feed. “Prisons and […]
HARLOW needs a plan to move forward from the COVID-19 lockdown. The most vulnerable in our community, local businesses and jobs all depend on the council getting on with this key priority.
INITIAL research from the survey distributed by the Harlow Coronavirus Action Group has revealed a great number of shortcomings on the part of the government in providing support for those people who are shielding.
Leader calls for County Council support to maintain Harlow’s cycle track network THIS week, the leader of Harlow Council, Councillor Mark Ingall, has written to the Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, Councillor Kevin Bentley, to recognise the county council’s support in improving the town’s future transport infrastructure. The letter also urges for much-needed investment […]
AS a pensioner, I use the No 4 bus to go to and from home to the town centre in Harlow.
A MUCH-anticipated review of Labour’s 2019 election defeat, by a group of MPs, union leaders, officials and activists called Labour Together, has produced a 154-page report of findings and recommendations. The main points can be found below https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jun/18/key-points-from-review-of-2019-labour-election-defeat Little Parndon and Hare Street councillor Chris Vince fought the constituency of Hertford and Stortford. We asked […]
REPORTS have shown that the economic impact of COVID-19 is beginning to hit in Harlow and we need a clear plan from the government to fight it.
I was accused of ‘scaremongering and not worthy of someone claiming to be a leading member of our community’. I’ve never claimed that, rather all I was doing was trying to support families in poverty in Harlow
BLACK LIFE MATTERS AND STATUES Dear Editor, I am writing to you regarding the recent Black Lives Matters (BLM) campaign to remove various statues as a direct response to the recent death of George Floyd in the United States of America. The removal of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol has quite rightly led to […]
ACROSS England, non-essential shops are reopening on 15 June. It is expected that, as with shops that have remained open throughout lockdown, visual markers will be used to signify the correct distance from others, one-way systems and designated queuing areas.