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THE first subject of our Harlow is 75 interviews is Herty Adu-Twumwaa. For a number of years now, Herty has been the leading force behind Community Embrace, helping people with life’s necessities, in these difficult times. But we wanted to find out more about being…

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TO mark the town’s 75thanniversary, Harlow Council and Your Harlow have launched a project which records the diverse history, heritage, and culture of the people and groups which are part of modern-day Harlow. The Harlow at 75 project is made up of audio-visual recordings of…

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LOCAL clients of Home Instead Cuffley, Cheshunt and Harlow had a great time decorating a wooden birdhouse, all in aid of a Platinum Jubilee themed arts and craft competition organised by the home care company to get clients into the festive spirit. The team at…

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TO celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Essex Way, CPRE Essex is launching a photographic competition – and everyone is invited to join. The countryside charity played a leading role in bringing about this beautiful 81-mile walk from Epping to Harwich and is now keen…

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AS part of Harlow’s 75th anniversary celebrations litter picking groups have been popping up all over the town this summer.  Most recently, it was the turn of children from Newhall Primary School who were out litter picking across the neighbourhood to raise funds for the Friends of Newhall…

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THE HARLOW Poverty Alliance held a conference in order to address the growing and immediate concerns regarding the cost of living crisis in the town. The event was hosted by the head of Harlow Foodbank, Andy Thornton. YH dropped in as a Q and A…

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A NEWLY refurbished library fit for the twenty first century re-opened on Friday morning in Harlow Town Centre. The ribbon was cut by Harlow MP Robert Halfon. Also in attendance was the deputy leader of Essex County Council, Louise Mackinlay. There were also a number…

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ON THURSDAY evening, over 50 Harlow residents took part in a march organised by Harlow and West Essex Pride. The march, organised by Netteswell councillor, James Griggs started at the Obelisk on Broad Walk and ended outside the Harlow Playhouse. https://www.youtube.com/embed/gbiX25jQDSY It was organised as…

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FOLLOWING the library’s reopening on 20 June, Adult Community Learning (ACL) and Essex libraries have organised a family-friendly activity day on 2 July. Activities will include: 10.30am, Rhymetime for under 5s 12 noon, storytelling performance with Live Wire 2.30pm, children’s craft session Throughout the day, ACL…

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Newhall Primary Academy Summer Fair. Full details on poster.

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OPPORTUNITY to try British Sign Language. Full details on poster.

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DEDICATED foster parents from Harlow have been recognised at a special awards ceremony for their hard work caring for the most vulnerable children across the county. Mick Davis who has been fostering for 12 years won ‘Outstanding Work with Birth Families’ for his support of…

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MAGDALEN Laver Centre set to host charity Spiritual Evening. Full details on poster.

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MUSICIANS and dancers with links to Harlow Jewish Community delighted a packed hall of members and friends who celebrated the synagogue’s 70th anniversary at a concert on Sunday. Guest Robert Halfon MP described the community as a “lighthouse” for Harlow and further afield, noting that…

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HARLOW Health Centres Trust have just been awarded ‘Grant Giver of the Year’ at the East Anglia awards of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.  HHCT were nominated by Julie Foster of St Clare’s Hospice who complimented HHCT for the partnership built up with them over…

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HARLOW and West Essex Pride set to hold march against homophobia. Full details below.