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THIS video is all the gifts donated by wonderful people in our community. Mike Varney Physiotherapy and Paringdon Sports Club work together every year to do this, and with Paringdon being closed because of lockdown, it’s been harder this year. Both organisations are so pleased…

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BECKY Wheeldon a member of the Harlow Slimming World group based at Latton Park has not only shedding the pounds but her hair too! Becky who has lost two and a half stone decided to brave the shave and raise money for a very worthy…

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THE air ambulance service that serves Harlow has just reached a remarkable milestone. The lifesaving Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) charity has carried out 27,145 missions since it was formed in 1998, many of them in Harlow. You can see where aircraft and crews…

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WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is going ahead with plans to host a series of heartfelt and Covid-secure ‘Light up a Life’ memorial services this December; giving families the opportunity to celebrate the lives of lost loves ones this festive season.  …

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ROUGH Creed MCC  is a well-know and much respected motorcycle club in Harlow. Every Christmas they usually hold a Christmas toy run for the children’s wards but unfortunately this year due to Covid-19 this won’t be possible. With this in mind they have decided to set…

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BEST-SELLING AUTHOR TO JUDGE REDWINGS’ FESTIVE HORSE AND PET SHOW BEST-selling novelist Elly Griffiths will be helping to judge a fun festive online horse and pet show launched by Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Elly, author of the hugely popular Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries and long-term Redwings supporter, will…

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THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) have received an astonishing £10,000 donation to help fund specialist child bereavement training and purchase new bereavement resources. Sadly, hundreds of families across the UK are affected by the loss of a child every year; the generous donation…

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ESSEX Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is encouraging everyone to help raise money for its charity when they shop online in the run up to Christmas. Members of the public can raise money for the Trust’s Charitable Funds every time they shop on Amazon…

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Recycle your Christmas tree with St Clare Hospice this January  THIS January 2021, you can recycle your Christmas tree with local charity St Clare Hospice, who will come and collect your tree from your home in return for a donation to their vital hospice cause.  …

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A message from West Essex Mind OUR Mental Health Support Team, formally Trailblazers, work in a range of schools in Harlow. They ran a competition with student to design the best Christmas cards. 5 of the best cards were chosen and are on sale now.…

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PARNDON Wood Crematorium in Harlow is giving three local charities a total of nearly £24,000 in donations, which it raised as part of its metal recycling scheme. With the consent of families, metals recovered during cremation are recycled and any money raised at each of…

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A HARLOW couple are hoping to raise money for the homeless through their dazzling Christmas lights. Kate and Danny Stephens have put up their decorations outside their house in Parnall Road. Katie said: “Danny and I are wanting to raise money for charity. We’ve been…

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A COMMUNITY-minded landscape gardener has made a generous donation to the Harlow Foodbank. Kieron Lewis of Lewis Landscapes made his donation on Monday afternoon at the Matching Tye based foodbank. Chief executive of Harlow Foodbank, Andy Thornton said: “Full credit to Kieron. He put the…

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FOLLOWING a recent visit from Princess Anne, Harlow’s MP, asked the Culture Secretary to recognise the work of Harlow’s CAB “which has done so much to help those who are struggling or facing difficulties in their lives”. The Culture Secretary responded: “I join my right…

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THE ‘Santa Dash’ is an event loved by charities and their supporters everywhere. On Saturday 5th December, local charity Accuro, who provide services for people with a disability, are holding a Santa Dash with a difference – this year, the event has gone virtual! Participants…

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A HARLOW woman has started a fundraiser for her sister who faces a battle against cancer. Juliette Charles has opened up a gofundme page for her sister Ellie. Juliette said: My beautiful sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer,  DCIS with micro invasion.  “This is…