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A FEW weeks ago, whilst in Sumners, we bumped into three good ladies out for a walk. It looked like a practice walk and it was indeed. Michele Talbot (pic right) told us a little bit more. Michele said: “The MoonWalk is a yearly event…

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VANDALS broke into children’s charity, Kids Inspire over the May bank holiday weekend. The break in occurred by smashing locks and glass, while the building itself was ransacked for petty cash and foreign change – which has long been an income stream for the charity.…

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WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice, is launching a campaign to fund the expansion of their nursing teams, this International Nurses Day (Wednesday 12th May). The ‘Nurses Are Needed’ campaign is part of a vital long-term plan by the Hastingwood-based charity to…

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ONE of our favourite runners here at YH is “Tall Kelly”. We call her Tall Kelly because she is called Kelly and she is Tall (all those years of education..money well spent-Ed). Last week, Harlow Running Club member Kelly passed us by as she was…

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I WOULD like to bring to your attention the Local Community Fund initiative that Co-op has been running for a number of years now. The Harlow Stroke Support-Rehab Centre is one of the beneficiaries, along with Accuro (Care Services), The Livewire Trust, Plant and Wellies and Community Embrace UK. In…

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PERFECT pup Pudding, a 1 and a half year old Shetland Sheepdog, will be taking the lead when St Clare Hospice holds its popular (not so wintry) rescheduled Winter Walkies event on Sunday 23rd May 2021. Pudding has been named St Clare’s Cutest Canine after…

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From the Rotary Club of Harlow Tye May Day Bank Holiday Weekend – We will be raising funds for local charities via our VIRTUAL ABSEIL 2021. We will be posting Nostalgic Fun Photos of previous ABSEIL Events on SM, just enjoy and reminisce. Please Donate…

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TWO friends working at two of the UK’s furniture testing and research houses are lacing up their trainers and are planning a sponsored run with a wicked twist as part of The Furniture Makers’ Company’s new Step 2 It fundraising campaign launching this May. Seasoned…

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THE Harvey Centre has given a donation of craft packs to local ambulance staff. With the help of Phoenix Resource Centre, the shopping centre has been able to create and donate craft packs for both children and adults. The craft packs include stationary items, bookmarks,…

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AN organisation that is a familiar, lifesaving sight in the skies above Harlow is celebrating a big fundraising success. An appeal to raise funds for the new Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) airbase at North Weald has smashed its original target, thanks to support…

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A CROWDFUNDING page has been set up to help a Harlow man pay for a wheelchair. Nathan Carver had an accident last year in which he fractured a bone in the heel of his foot, this was left undiagnosed even after several hospital visits. A year…

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A GOLDEN opportunity is available to people in Essex, to take part in a matched-funding challenge aimed at raising a total of £750,000, that will increase the amount of vital support to local community groups and charities. We have all become increasingly aware of the…

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HARLOW award winner and International Disability Bowls Champion, Daniel Adams, has continued to inspire us all here at Active Essex with his incredible achievements. Daniel is one of our All Together ambassadors and has recently embarked on a new challenge to raise money and awareness…

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AS part of this year’s Dying Matters Week – running 10-16 May, St Clare Hospice will be opening its virtual doors to local people to show them, ‘we are more than you think’.  The West Essex and East Hertfordshire charity will be sharing its news…

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COMMUNITY groups in the Harlow area that help local people look after their hearts can now apply for a regional grant up to £10,000, thanks to national charity Heart Research UK and the Subway® brand. The Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grant is…

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IN 2018, we met Dr Deb Ghosh as he and a colleague undertook a 50 mile walk to raise awareness of liver disease. https://www.yourharlow.com/2018/07/02/two-pah-doctors-run-over-90-miles-in-one-day-for-charity/ Our editor, Michael Casey, struck up a friendship and had great respect for Dr Ghosh’s commitment, integrity and stamina. So it…