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AS we reported in January, Burnt Mill Academy assistant headteacher, Shawki Bakkar is on the road to running the London Marathon. So far he has raised hundreds of pounds as well as shedding over six stone. On Friday, he ran from Roydon Primary to Burnt…

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HASTINGWOOD-based charity, St Clare Hospice, is offering two people the opportunity to participate in the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April 2018 in aid of the Hospice. Starting at Preston Park, the 26.2 mile route winds through the city streets and finishes on the spectacular…

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WEST Essex and East Herts charity, St Clare Hospice, is running a campaign to encourage supporters to tick ‘Yes’ for their local hospice. The tick ‘Yes’ campaign is running in advance of wide-reaching changes to data protection legislation which will come into force in May…

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HASTINGWOOD-based charity, St Clare Hospice, is encouraging local people to join the team and get involved with volunteering in their flagship store located at the St James Centre, Harlow. More than 230 local people, aged from 16 to 92 years, give their time to help…

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THIS year will see the twenty-first “running” of the Rotary Club of Harlow Tye Abseil The event will be held on the Saturday 5th May and Sunday 6th May. A spokesperson said: “We have about 200 people doing the abseil each year raising funds for…

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A message from Upwards with Downs A spokesperson said: “We are extremely pleased to let you all know the first audition for the Dance and Drama classes is being held on 24th January. Please see attached poster for full details.

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ST Clare Hospice has announced the launch of a series of new services for 2018 to complement their current Day Therapy service. The Hastingwood-based hospice charity has been delivering free, expert advice and support to people across West Essex and East Herts, via their Day…

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HARLOW parkrunner Tracie Cook is busy fundraising as she prepares to run her first London Marathon in April. Tracie is running for Action on Pre-Eclampsia and so has organised a number of events in order to help raise funds for a very important cause. First…

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HASTINGWOOD-based charity, St Clare Hospice, has once again brought the magic of Christmas to the hospice by hosting a party for people who are supported by their Day Therapy team. Held in the hospice’s dining room on Monday 18th December, and hosted by St Clare…

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AROUND 300 people came together to celebrate the lives of friends and loved ones at a Christmas carol and remembrance service held at St Clare Hospice on Saturday 16th December. The Hastingwood-based charity held a series of eight ‘Light up a Life’ services across the…

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SANTA hats and festive jumpers were the outfits of choice when Harlow Sunday Walkers staged their annual charity walk on Sunday. Armed with collection buckets, around 20 members of the fast-expanding group braved the damp and chilly weather to walk from Bush Fair to the…

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THE NEW chief executive of Rainbow Services, Jemma Mindham has praised the work of Harlow groups on Local Charities Day. A government initiative ear-marked Friday as Local Charities Day. A number of charities held stalls on the Broad Walk in Harlow. We caught up with…

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By Adam Spartley A scattering of charity stalls decorated Harlow Town Centre as part of Local Charities Day. Among the organisations present today was the Rotary Foundation, who were promoting their yearly charity abseil of the Affinity Water Tower. Harlow Tye Rotary Club president Bill…

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OVER a thousand pounds was raised for Street2Homes as part of a collboration between artists at Harlow College and Astro Lighting. Astro Lighting gave students the brief to decorate their new plaster-based Eclipse lights, using the theme of ‘home’. These pieces would then be shortlisted…

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By Alfie Baker FOR over a quarter of a century, Woodcroft resident Paul Blake has been illuminating the area with his marvellous Christmas lights. For the past six years, he has bee raiding money for St Clare Hospice. We popped down to Woodcroft (just off…

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PUPPY love is in the air at St Clare Hospice as registration officially opens for the charity’s annual Winter Walkies event. The 5k pooch parade will be taking place at the Hastingwood-based hospice on Sunday 25th February 2018 and more than 300 walkers and their…