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THE Harvey Centre has agreed to support local charity fundraiser, Terry Card, in his plight to raise money for St Clare Hospice Hastingwood and Macmillan Cancer Support. Terry’s charity work is well known in Harlow, having raised £813 for St Clare Hospice last year. The…

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Abbot Care Centre�, Partirdge Road, Harlow �Christmas Fair� SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1-4pm ALL PROFITS WILL GO TO OUR DEMENTIA UNIT AND RESIDENTS WELLBEING FUND. This ensures all our residents get the better quality of life they deserve. We will be able to supply them all…

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ST Clare Hospice will be hoping to raise vital funds for the charity by hosting a Christmas Fayre in Harlow next weekend (Saturday 20 November). The Hastingwood-based Hospice will be getting the Christmas season off to a flying start with a festive fayre at Great…

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A CHARITY covering Essex, Herts and parts of Greater London which specialises in providing free counselling and therapeutic support to children and young people is saving energy and money thanks to a new electronic timer for its boiler, donated by the E.ON Energy Action Fund.…

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A FORMER patient of St Clare Hospice is hosting a Cabaret Event to raise funds for the charity which cared for her following a devastating cancer diagnosis. Jem Ayres, 33 years from Harlow, is the founder of Burlesque Jems dance school and will be hosting…

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By Gary Shaw THE event was last Saturday October 1st, as a fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation, in memory of a dear friend Paul “Bellsy” Bonello, who sadly passed away back in April. Paul was returning from holiday, when he was taken seriously ill…

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On Sunday 11th September a daughter will be completing the iconic London to Brighton cycle ride in memory of her mother, Rita Byrne. Lisa Rodmell formed the ‘Ride for Rita’ charity cycling team after her mother was admitted to St Clare Hospice. Rita sadly passed…

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MORE than thirty creative fundraisers have signed up to get colourful for their local Hospice this summer. On 20th August hundreds of runners will be heading down to Nuclear Races near Ongar to take part in the Colour Vibe 5k – including some keen St…

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IF ever there was a person befitting a hero’s welcome, look no further than Essex’s own ‘Hospice Hero’ Mehmet Cakmak. The 50 year old Harlow businessman received a fitting hero’s welcome when he returned to the UK having cycled more than 3,000 miles on a…

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BY Agnes T Cockburn FEW people in Harlow would have failed to hear about Mehmet Cakmak’s fantastic Cyclothon from Harlow to Ankara in Turkey. For those who might have been away or asleep let’s have a recap: Mehmet, owner of Bush Fair’s Café Pizzaria set…

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L to R: Joanne Phillips, Ali Jones, Kevin Coombes and Noreen West all braved the abseil. By Eric White EIGHT superheroes abseiled down Affinity Water Tower in Harlow to raise £1,800 to enhance children’s services at Basildon Hospital. The brave fundraisers took…

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By Eric White ON Saturday 16th April, Mehmet Cakmak, owner of Café Pizzeria in Bush Fair, set off on the journey of a lifetime from Harlow to his hometown Ankara in Turkey, all with just him and his bike. The father of four chose to undertake…

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ON Saturday 16 April Mehmet Cakmak, a small businessman from Harlow, will be donning his cycle helmet and setting off on a mammoth mission across Europe – travelling from Harlow to Turkey – using only pedal power! The father of four is undertaking the 3,000…

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From June 6 to 17, eighteen solicitors and will writers’ offices across West Essex and East Herts, the catchment area of the Hospice, have kindly volunteered their time to enable you to make your Will. Many of the solicitors are located in the Harlow area,…

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THE GARDEN of India restaurant in Bush Fair is hosting a fund-raising event for Mind in West Essex on Thursday March 24th. Special guest will be Harlow MP Robert Halfon. Tickets are £20 a head and can be booked via the office 01371 876641. Mind…

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DUST off your tutus, break out the fairy wings, and get your glow sticks at the ready because St Clare Hospice’s Midnight Walk is back with a bang for 2016! On Saturday July 2, Harlow will be set to ‘light up the night’ for St…