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AN evening of ‘rugby banter’ (and Dancing on Ice chat!) with Wooden Spoon Ambassador, Rugby World Cup Winner and award winning after dinner speaker, Kyran Bracken MBE. Organised by Wooden Spoon Essex to help fund Wooden Spoon projects in Essex. This event part of the…

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HARLOW paralympian Anne Wafula-Strike likes a challenge but when she said she was going to abseil down the Church Langley Water Tower, there was quite a few raised eyebrows. One of the first questions was” “How exactly are you going to get up there in…

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HERTS and Essex are aiming to raise the funds to introduce new beehives on their not-for-profit community farm in Fold Croft, Harlow. A spokesperson said: “We will be able to introduce another beehive if we are able to hit our target of £1000 helping to…

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ESSEX & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) Motorcycle Run and Family Fun Day from Welwyn Garden City to North Weald Airfield has become one of most eagerly-anticipated bike events in the calendar. If you like the idea of taking part in a bike run with hundreds…

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ON Monday 13th – Sunday 19th May 2019, nationally celebrated ‘Dying Matters Week’ will once again take place across the country – with local charity St Clare Hospice leading the celebrations throughout West Essex and the borders of East Hertfordshire. Dying Matters’ awareness week gives…

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THE Rotary Club of Harlow Tye hold their Annual Abseil Event this coming Bank Holiday Weekend. This will be a special weekend as they will break through £1M raised for local charities. Come along and support the event. Support the abseil participants raising funds for…

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THIS summer, our perennially popular Open Gardens event is back for its 25th year, and local security company, Land Sheriffs, are generously sponsoring it. This year, the horticultural event will take place throughout the summer season, giving green-fingered fans of the event many opportunities to…

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A TEAM of nine runners and one wheelchair racer completed the world-famous London Marathon on Sunday 28th April 2019 in aid of local charity, St Clare Hospice. Team St Clare represented the Hastingwood-based hospice at the UK’s largest marathon, taking on the challenging 26.2 mile…

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WELL done to all those who conquered the London Marathon 2019 and no doubt raised thousands for charity. You should all be very proud of yourselves. Here is the list of Harlow runners we were following. All photos of the runners would be most appreciated.…

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Flourishing charity shop, Scarlet Vintage & Retro, launches wedding collection A specialist vintage charity shop in Harlow has launched a collection of wedding and bridal attire at its premises at 3 Broad Walk in the town’s centre. Scarlet Vintage and Retro is already on the…

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IT is just five days until a number of brave Harlow residents take part in the London Marathon. We have been following a number of the runners who, for a number of months, have been pounding the streets in order to get ready for the…

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HARLOW College staff and supporters are taking on the challenge of abseiling down the 160ft Affinity Water Tower in Church Langley in aid of Teens Unite. Teens Unite are a charity based locally who bring together young people aged 13-24 year olds diagnosed with cancer…

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ST Clare Hospice’s specialist vintage charity shop won a national award at the annual Hospice UK Retail Conference 2019 for Specialist Retail Outlet of the Year, on Thursday 11th April 2019. Scarlet Vintage and Retro in Harlow’s town centre won the award for its creative…

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Hospice calls on local businesses to compete for the St Clare football trophy! WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is calling on local businesses from across the area to battle it out on the pitch at their annual Business Football Tournament this…

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Local college supports St Clare’s Heart your Hospice community art project WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, has enlisted the support of local students at New City College, Epping Forest, to help put together the fruits of a four-month community art project…