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MULTIPLE charities in the East of England are set to benefit following the latest tranche of grant-giving from the Saffron Community Fund (SCF). The SCF is fast becoming synonymous with offering unconditional financial support to charities across Essex, Suffolk and Hertfordshire. Its ‘no strings attached’…

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RECENTLY the chairman of Risden Woods FC and his team completed the first leg of their trio of cycling challenges, when they completed 60 miles in the saddle, riding from Harlow to Clacton.  Saturday (19th August) was the second leg, where they pushed  themselves even…

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Plants Pots and Wellies THE THEME of the chair of Harlow Council’s year is Hidden Gems. With that in mind, councillor Andrew Johnson invited over 40 local charities to a civic reception at the Water Gardens. The chair as well as the leader of Harlow…

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LAST Sunday, team Daniel Robinson & Sons took on team Princess Alexandra Hospital in a charity football match at the Harlow FC stadium, in front of a maximum capacity crowd.   Despite a truly valiant effort by our defiant and determined undertakers, PAH were the…

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THE SUNSET sessions take place in Harlow Town Park on August 26th. We have been dropping in on a number of acts. Recently we spoke to Charlie and James from Raided by Waves. We also filmed an unplugged number. Both are below. https://www.youtube.com/embed/svJm81CJ_VI https://www.youtube.com/embed/HNzdEvh636g

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THE popular team at Butterfly Well Being Effect need your help to find a temporary home for a few months. They are in transition moving from the Paringdon Club to the Latton Bush Centre (see news item below). But this means they will be without…

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BELLWAY has helped raise money for St Clare Hospice after sponsoring two holes at a charity golf day. The homebuilder’s Strategic Land team provided the sponsorship at Epping Rotary Club’s annual charity golf day at Saffron Walden Golf Club, to help raise funds for St…

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Event by Alexandra House – Runwood Homes Senior Living Alexandra House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, CM20 1BU Join them on Saturday, 5 August for an afternoon of fun   Variety of Stalls BBQ & Refreshments Entertainment Range of Activities FREE for all to attend!We hope to see you there!  

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WITH the free Sunset Sessions coming up later in the month, Ecco’s Ezra Folan interviewed one of the acts, Jeebo. Tell me a bit about your story as a musician. How did it start? I suppose it all started with my grandfather. He was a…

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Where: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, CM17 9JX When: Sunday 17th September 2023, 10.00am – 2pm – walk sets off at 11am Join us to remember your loved ones and celebrate their lives at our fifth annual 5k sponsored walk on Sunday 17th September 2023. Walking in Memory…

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THE Harlow Food and Drink Festival is expected to return for a second year in September. The event is set to be held on September 16 at Redchurch Brewery at Mead Park, between 12-5pm.  The fete is co-hosted by the brewery and Stort Valley Spirts…

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GROVE Cottage is thrilled to announce the electrifying DJ Digital Pocahontas, an official Standon Calling Ambassador, as the host of this year’s ‘Grove Cottage in the Park.’ Set to take place at Sworders Field in Bishop’s Stortford, this wonderful family fun day and music festival…

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PARNDON Wood Nature Reserve, Harlow Town Park and Harlow Museum Walled Gardens have all once again received Green Flag Awards, placing them among the best green spaces in the world. It is Parndon Wood’s 15th consecutive award, the Town Park’s eighth in a row and the…

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VISITORS to the Harvey Centre have been curious about goings on in the former Sticky Sisters this week. The shop has been filling with items of school uniform, ready for a re-run of last year’s successful Harlow Community School Uniform Exchange. Provided by partners Michael…

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JOIN thousands of motorcycle riders in raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance With several hundred bikers already pre-registered for one of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance’s (EHAAT) flagship fundraising events, riders are being encouraged to join up now to avoid disappointment. On Sunday…

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LOCAL home care company, Home Instead Epping Forest, is celebrating the achievements of some of their team, having completed a 15 mile hike for charity. Owner of Home Instead Epping Forest, Victoria Rigby, was joined by colleagues and family members on June 17th, to take…