XII I II III IIII V VI VII VIII IX X XI

Charity

Responsive image

WITH a while still to wait for face to face events to return, local charities Accuro and PACT for Autism have joined forces for the BIG FUN charity quiz! Hosted by Ian Beckett, with rounds ranging from Food and Drink, Sport and even Disney, it…

Responsive image

A NINE-year-old boy from Ongar, Hector Bodiam, has raised more than £3,500 after running for more than 60 days during Lockdown 3.0 in aid of St Clare Hospice, who cared for his Grandad Bobby.  Hector began his challenge on 6th January 2021 when his primary school…

Responsive image

A ZOOM comedy night has raised value monies for Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH). The night was organised by Harlow comedy stalwart, Claire Harrison McCartney and included BGT winner Lost Voice Guy. There is still time to donate, so if you watch the comedy night, then…

Responsive image

STAFF at Sanctuary Supported Living’s Livingstone House, a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities in Harlow, are celebrating after receiving a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which praised their approach to keeping residents safe during the pandemic. The report follows…

Responsive image

A HARLOW woman is undertaking a charity skydive to thank Royal London Hospital after her partner was left in a coma following a vicious assault. The attack on Josh Salmon happened on Thursday January 26th in the Quarry Spring area of Harlow. Full details below.…

Responsive image

WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice, is celebrating the third anniversary since the launch of its social movement project, Compassionate Neighbours – a project which is connecting communities, building community resilience and helping to prevent social isolation. Compassionate Neighbours is an award-winning project which…

Responsive image

A FIREFIGHTER from Kent has put his best foot forward in order to raise funds for The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The unit provides intensive, high dependency and specialist care for sick newborn babies, according to their needs. Marc,…

Responsive image

HARLOW resident Rose Morris is a much respected member of our community. A military veteran , Rose has featured in our paper before from reading WW1 tributes to a valued back stage member of Moot House Players. What is Rose doing in March and April?…

Responsive image

Dear Editor,  THIS March, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is encouraging the British public to take on their Dechox challenge and give up chocolate and other sugary snacks for the month of March. Dechox Warriors will help to raise life saving funds for the 7.6 million people in the UK living with heart and…

Responsive image

THE third national lockdown meant complete suspension of face to face services for local disability charity, Accuro (Care Services). The charity usually provide six social services for Children, Young People and Adults across West Essex, including Harlow, Uttlesford and Epping.  While ‘in-person’ clubs and social…

Responsive image

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy from Harlow is set to cycle 100 miles in March for a very worthy cause. Harry plans to raise much needed funds for Paradise Wildlife Park as he wants to donate money to the big cat sanctuary. His mother, Leanne has asked:…

Responsive image

WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire charity, St Clare Hospice, is celebrating the second anniversary since the launch of its innovative, social support model to help those experiencing bereavement – Bereavement Cafés. St Clare Hospice’s Bereavement Cafés launched in February 2019 in order to connect people…

Responsive image

COMMITTED supporter walks 874 miles (that’s 33.35 marathons!) for charity and finishes in 10th place out of 11,500 participants! Martyn Mead from Hornchurch  in Essex has just completed a mammoth virtual walking challenge from Lands’ End to John O Groats and he did it in just 42 days.…

Responsive image

Gifted@Crafting – new free online girls project launched THE Gifted is proud to launch its new online craft-along course, Gifted@Crafting, which aims to share the joy and creativity of crafting and developing new skills, while also alleviating some of the isolation of lockdown. Aimed at…

Responsive image

A HARLOW comedian has organised a virtual comedy night in aid of a Princess Alexandra Hospital charity. Claire McCartney has gathered together a group of comedians for a special night on March 6th. Among the top quality guests is Lost Voice Guy, Lee Ridley, who…

Responsive image

THE community can show their support for their local hospital in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) through The Princess Alexandra Hospitals’ Charity’s latest appeal. In response to the requests and kind offers of support from local people during these unprecedented times, the hospital’s charity has…