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NEWHALL business, The Recruitment Lounge started up last year. Despite all the challenges of starting a company in the teeth of a pandemic, they have remain committed to their local community. Business owner, Ross McPherson said: “We are a small business that started up in…

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FROM People’s Postcode to Local Lotto – community lotteries are on the rise, and one opportunity to visit Lady Luck that cannot be missed is the popular St Clare Hospice Lottery, first launched more than 20 years ago to support income generation for the Hastingwood-based…

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NHS Volunteer Responders are urgently calling for more Steward Volunteers in Harlow to support at local vaccination sites where there is a high demand for volunteer help. Requests for Steward Volunteers have soared in recent weeks and there are now over 2,000 shifts that need…

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FOLLOWING their 100km Running Challenge in February, The U15’s were taken on a tour of the Havens Hospice grounds and shown what their fundraising efforts contribute to. A total of £6353 was raised by the team, this amount would pay for two months worth of…

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A HARLOW woman who completed a 100 kilometre walk would like to thank her sponsors. Dorothy Thomas completed the London to Brighton challenge in 28 hours and 54 mins. Dorothy did it all in one go, walking through the night in order to complete the…

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A HARLOW women is campaigning to raise awareness for a cancer charity that is in desperate need of funds. Jill Aylott contracted a very rare cancer called Epithelioid Haemangioendothelioma (EHE). Jill was indebted to all the treatment she received from the Royal Marsden Hospital in…

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ST Clare Hospice’s team of bereavement volunteers have been recognised for their vital contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic by being awarded the ‘Volunteer Team of the Year’ award at the annual Epping Forest District Council Civic Awards 2021.  The Volunteer Team of the Year award…

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A HARLOW woman is set to take on the challenge of cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats in order to raise funds for a cancer charity. Linda’s sister, Davina May died of Acute Myloid Leukemia, but pulmonary sarcoids was an underlying contributory factor in…

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THE LEADER of Harlow Labour Group has thanked all those who volunteer in order to support the town. Cllr Chris Vince said: “The first week in June marks national volunteers week and significantly the second one since this terrible pandemic started and all the volunteers…

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LAST autumn we reported that Passmores’ Assistant Principal and adventurer, Becs Conway would be taking part in a charity tandem skydiving challenge. The event was postponed several times due to Covid restrictions and lockdowns, but Becs has finally been able to complete the challenge, raising…

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SINCE September 2020, former Chef of The Lemon Tree Restaurant, Bishop’s Stortford, Luke Fishpool has been running Virtual Cooking Workshops in aid of Disability Charity, Accuro (Care Services). The workshops have so far raised almost £900 for the Charity, which provides clubs and services for…

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DOZENS of supporters are preparing to ‘Step Up for St Clare’ as part of a month-long sponsored step challenge taking place to raise funds for the West Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice. The challenge asks participants to walk 10,000 steps every day,…

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NEXT month marks Bowel Cancer UK’s Walk Together fundraiser, a five-mile sponsored walk to show support for people undergoing treatment for bowel cancer, to remember loved ones and help stop others dying from the disease. This year, we’re asking you to walk together on Saturday…

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A HARLOW women is set to walk from London to Brighton for a great local cause. Dorothy McBride is set to take on the challenge on Saturday May 29th. Dorothy said: “This will be my third 100k walk. I have previously completed the Isle of…

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A KIND-HEARTED Harlow girl is set to have her hair cut in order to help children with cancer. Nine-year-old Maisey Roberts decided she wanted to donate her hair to charity in order to help children who need a wig due to illness. Maisey, who attends…