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SIX-year-old Stanley Batten was diagnosed with a brain tumour in December last year and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. Firefighters from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service heard about Stanley through a friend of his family and wanted to put a smile on his face. Watch…

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A YOUNG supporter has raised over £700 for Redwings after running a sponsored 60 miles! Eleven-year-old Oliver Phillips from Braintree, Essex decided he wanted to fundraise for the charity after his mum and dad sponsored Redwings’ Dotty the donkey, who lives at Ada Cole Visitor…

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THIS summer, more than a twenty gardens are taking part in the perennially popular Open Gardens event as it returns for its 28th year, and local security company, Land Sheriffs, are generously sponsoring it. This year, the horticultural event will take place throughout the summer…

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ON Thursday 12th May 2022, the first-ever ‘Fashion and Fun’ event saw around 100 local fashion-conscious shoppers gather in aid of local charity, St Clare Hospice. Held at Epping Hall, the event was hosted by fashion experts Travelling Trends. Since its conception over 20 years ago…

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A HARLOW man is set to take on a marathon bike ride for charity. Steve Warren said: ” I am taking part in the Ride 100 on Sunday 29th May “My wife Teresa was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 and the dedication of Mr…

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PATRONS of Essex-based Charity, The Dream Factory, Anne Wafula-Strike MBE, British Wheelchair Paralympian, former British Super Middleweight boxer Michael Watson MBE, former British Featherweight and Commonwealth Boxer Colin McMillan BEM, and former Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion athlete specializing in the 400 metres Christine Ohuruogu…

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WITH the cost of living crisis starting to bite, we thought this was a good time to go to Community Embrace who are based off Abercrombie Way in Harlow. As you can see in the background of our interview with Herty Adu-Twumwaa, this was a busy…

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FOUR community projects have been selected for the first Harlow SOUP event this year: Fishing in Mind; using fishing as a tool to socially connect people that suffer from mental ill health, social isolation, depravation, and generally to create a community of like minded people…

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WE would just like to say well done to two women who raised a lot of money for charity recently. Firstly, Teresa McCormack took part in the Moonwalk Charity Walk recently. Her aim was to raise over £400. Well she did that and more, raising…

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COMMUNITY-minded estate agents Reyland Johnson are looking for stall holders for their St Clare Hospice Fun Day Fundraiser! Date- Saturday 18th June 2022At- The Link, HarlowTime- 12:00 – 4:00 They are looking for small businesses who would like to have a stall such as glitter…

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A LETTER from a leading charity is urging Robert Halfon MP to back its online shopping campaign as it warns local residents remain at risk from highly dangerous electrical products sold online. As more people continue to turn to online marketplaces in search of bargains the charity…

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THE PHOENIX Resource Centre has re-opened and re-launched. It is between Couzens Bakery and Legends Hair on the top floor of the Harvey Centre. YH went up there to speak to Terry and Annette and find out more about what they offer. For more details,…

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GRANTS of £50 to £500 are available to support events and projects to mark Harlow’s 75th anniversary. The funding is available from Harlow Council’s Civic Pride Community Fund. The fund is open to all Harlow-based agencies, organisations and voluntary groups. As part of Harlow’s 75th…

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THERE were emotional scenes at the Harlow Playhouse on Thursday night, as members of Razed Roof received awards and their chair’s retirement was marked. The Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Essex, Rosemary Padfield presented several Jack Petchey awards to members of the theatre group. There was then…

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ON Sunday May 8th, a team of 23 very brave HTS Group Ltd and Rhodar employees abseiled down the ArcelorMittal Orbit. 80 metres above the ground! The team were very lucky with the weather as it was a beautiful sunny day. They jointly raised over…

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ST Clare Hospice is holding its first Palliative Care Conference on 14th September at the Manor of Groves Hotel in Hertfordshire. Dr Qamar Abbas, Medical Director at St Clare Hospice said, “We are delighted to be holding this exciting event and look forward to welcoming a…