THE Jack Petchey Foundation launched Jack Petchey’s Community Awards, an award scheme to recognise young people from London and Essex who are helping their community during the coronavirus outbreak.
Harlow-based company announce online launch for ‘prologue’ theatre-dance piece from Rhiannon Faith looking at loneliness
DROWNTOWN, the new show from Rhiannon Faith Company (based at Harlow Playhouse), was set to tour this spring/summer including two shows at Harlow Playhouse on 24 June prior to a run at London’s Barbican, but for due to Covid19 all that has been postponed until 2021 (when it is hoped the Barbican dates can be rescheduled).
WATCH Manager Jeff Collins started his career with the Service 37 years ago at Old Harlow fire station in March 1983. Tomorrow, Tuesday 30 June will be Jeff’s last day ‘on the run’ when he says farewell to his colleagues and our Service to begin his retirement.
ST ALBAN’S and St Luke’s primary schools have two fantastic new sports pitches.
ON a beautiful sunny June, it was wonderful to go to the Gibberd Garden, off Gilden Way and celebrate the twenty five years of the Trust by speaking to the hard wrong volunteers there.
A NEW range of additional support has been launched by Essex County Council (ECC) this week to help children, young people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ST CLARE’S Hospice at Home team of registered nurses and nursing assistants provide free, specialist hands-on personal care in patients’ own homes to those approaching the end of life, or when families need additional support.
APPLICATIONS are welcome for St Luke’s Catholic Nursery. This is for funded child care for three and four year-olds.
HIP Hop Pop have provided a safe place for members of the LGBT+ community to learn street dance in the UK for the past 18 years. The pride movement is very close to their hearts at Hip Hop Pop, and with June being Pride month in the UK they wanted to take the opportunity to share this special video.
LOCAL community group, Changing Lives in Harlow, is today celebrating after being awarded £16,500 in National Lottery funding to support its work to support the Harlow community.
THE Pride flag flew from Essex Police headquarters this weekend to celebrate the county’s annual Pride festival.
AS promised, dedicated Old Harlow resident, Daisy held a cake stall on Sunday outside her house in Jocelyns.
ESSEX County Council’s (ECC) Place Services and Economic Growth Policy and Scrutiny Committee will review plans to re-open Essex Libraries on Thursday 25 June.
St Clare’s Open Gardens 2020 event goes ‘virtual’ in its 26th year THIS summer, St Clare Hospice’s perennially popular Open Gardens fundraising event is going ‘virtual’ for the first time ever – to ensure the event can still take place amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The Virtual Open Gardens experience will launch on the Hospice’s website […]
St Clare Hospice’s urgent fundraising appeal raises thousands amidst Covid-19 pandemic but road to recovery is still long
St Clare Hospice’s Urgent Fundraising Appeal raises thousands amidst Covid-19 pandemic but the road to recovery is still long ST Clare Hospice’s Urgent Fundraising Appeal, which was launched amidst the coronavirus outbreak, has raised over £120,000 for the West Essex and East Hertfordshire hospice charity. The Urgent Fundraising Appeal was launched in March in an […]
KAREN Sandford, Harlow Salvation Army Major and community leader, has completed the incredible challenge of swimming the width of the Channel – 21 miles plus a little extra for luck – in a paddling pool in her back garden and raised over £1,500 for charity
READY Care Services Ltd has won the award for being one of the Top 20 home care providers in East of England.
NOW Daisy has been busy once again raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of her great Nanny Joan.
THE Jack Petchey Foundation are offering £3000 total in prizes to the winners of their song-writing competition which launched last week. Jack Petchey’s Anthem competition is FREE to enter for all young people aged 11-25 from London and Essex.
ENGLAND’S new garden villages and towns risk becoming car-dependent commuter estates, a report has warned.
A MURDER investigation is under way after a man died following a shooting in Roydon on Saturday 13th June, although this area falls under the Epping Forest Policing district it is very close to Harlow and has shocked the local community
ST Stephen’s Church, Tye Green, opened its doors for the first time since the end of March this morning for private prayer. This has been done following government guidance and advice from the Chelmsford Diocese.
LABOUR will today use an opposition day debate in Parliament to call on the Government to continue to directly fund provision of free school meals, including the free school meal voucher scheme for eligible children over the summer holidays to ensure a holiday without hunger.
A MAN who takes his giant tortoise out for a walk said it “seems to be cheering up the kids” during lockdown reports the BBC.