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IF THERE is one thing YH has learned in six weeks, it is that the Harlow Rock School is a hive of activity. This week they have released a video. It is part of a challenge to find an anthem for the Jack Petchey Foundation

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IT SAYS a lot about a College that the students go at great length on camera to pay tribute to their tutors and the help they gave them. Interim principal, Dr Elaine MacMahon, head of sixth form, Louise Turner were joined by dozens of staff…

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ON Wednesday 14th August GO Outdoors on Howard Way on Edinburgh Way in Harlow is hosting its first-ever inspiration and advice event for local walkers considering charity walking challenges this Summer. The free event – called the Basecamp – will offer an overview of the…

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ST CLARE’S Hospice is delighted to announce three new and exciting community developments that will transform the way it is able to provide end of life care for people with life-limiting or terminal illnesses in their own homes throughout west Essex. The hospice has been…

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MANY PEOPLE pass by The Obelisk in the middle of the Broad Walk in Harlow but may well wonder, what it is and how it got there. It was one of the last pieces of sculpture by Sir Frederick Gibberd and was erected in 1980…

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AT the end of July 2013 Harlow Foodbank has fed over 8,000 people in crisis with emergency food in Harlow and the surrounding area since it opened in April 2009. In the last financial year the foodbank collected over 23 tonnes of donated food from…

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FOR the fifth successive year the town’s Parndon Wood Nature Reserve has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag, which officially recognises it as one of the best kept green spaces in the country. Parndon Wood Nature Reserve is among a record-breaking 1,447 parks and green…

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WELL IT would do. It has a Winstone in it! Uwantme2killhim? has just premiered at a number of festivals and has won plaudits from critics and film-goers alike. The film uses several Harlow backdrops especially Burnt Mill Academy. The plot is: When 16-year-old Mark, a…

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HARLOW library will host a free baby signing taster session on Monday August 26th, the session are aimed at helping Mums communicate more effectively their babies.The Little signers classes taught by Maxine, are held at the Harlow library and the women’s institute hall in Old…

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Jo O’Reilly THE ‘Most Successful Rock & Roll Show of All-Time’ kicks off its UK tour at Harlow Playhouse, in association with Harlow Playhouse Supporters this August. Celebrating an amazing 25th year anniversary with a 2013-14 UK & Eire national tour, Buddy – The Buddy…

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By Katie Abinger WHOLE Lotta Led had them dancing in the aisles at the Harlow Playhouse. The playhouse rocked so much that lead singer, Lee Pryor commented: “I hope you will all be able to get up for work tomorrow (Friday)” But then Lee looked…

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A PACKED Square enjoyed a great night at the Battle of the Bands. Echoland were the overall winners and go on to play Linkfest later this month. Thanks to Andrew Dutton for filming the event. Here are the four half an hour sets in full.…

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SO, WE got through our first month! Firstly thank you for all those who have supported us in our first month. We have been bowled over by the way the arts organisations work together. We would also like to say thank you to the many…

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A PROJECT which will bring residents and organisations together to improve local communities is to be trialled in the town after receiving an award of nearly £50,000. Following a successful bid to Whole Essex Community Budget, £48,550 has been secured to tackle a range of…

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ESSEX Libraries are running a Sensory Story Time at branches across the county. The story time which is aimed at children of all abilities is led by volunteers trained by the Mid Essex Preschool SEN/AEN (Special Educational Needs/Additional Educational Needs) Specialist Teacher team. The session…

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On Saturday, YH visited the open day. We made a series of films including this one with glassblower Jon Lewis.