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A COVID vaccine has been offered to residents at every eligible care home in England, the NHS has announced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson described the achievement, expected to be confirmed by official figures on Monday, as a “crucial milestone” reports the BBC. A target of 15…

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Community Builder: Reducing loneliness in Harlow Full details on poster.

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There’s not long left to register for the Essex Energy Switch to save money “The Essex Energy Switch is about local communities coming together, supporting renewable energy and saving money on their gas and electricity bills – the more people that register, the bigger the…

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CHANGING Lives have opened up a new community hub in the town centre. The hub is just at the entrance to the Harvey Centre. A spokesperson said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Community Hub in Harlow. Yes you heard that…

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TAYLOR Wimpey’s Gilden Park development has added to Harlow’s reputation as a home for public art, thanks to a modern installation on site by a local artist. Jim Brown, who was born and grew up in Harlow, created the iron sculpture which will be placed…

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ST Clare Hospice is running an introductory course in Namaste Dementia care for unpaid carers, who are caring for people living with advanced dementia. The Introduction to Namaste Dementia Care for carers is running, via Zoom, on two dates in February: Wednesday 10th February 2021,…

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Sponsored Story MEET Toni, in 17 months Toni lost an incredible 5 and a half stone with Slimming World. She joined Cara’s Saturday morning group in May 2019 losing a fabulous 6 and a half pounds in her first week and going on to lose…

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SAM Ashford is a busy man. Not only is he a full time music teacher but he also runs the hugely popular Livewire Theatre Company. During all the lockdowns Sam has produced a series of highly entertaining videos. We thought we would once again dip…

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OVER the last few months, thousands of community volunteers across Essex have directly supported their neighbours and other community members during the pandemic, collecting prescriptions, shopping and essentials, taking pets to appointments, offering telephone support and catch ups, and other tasks which have helped people…

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THIS January, Essex County Council are renewing their commitment to securing the best outcomes for children in care by integrating a new trauma informed therapeutic training programme across the whole service. The training will be made available to anyone who may come into contact with…

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A message from Melanie Whitten THE NHS FRONTLINE COVID TEAMS AT PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL DESPERATELY NEEDS OUR SUPPORT NOW MORE THAN EVER. THESE ARE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES – LETS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!! Friday January 15th Saturday January 16th Sunday January 17th Address: The Epping Golf Course,…

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WE did report that Jo Busson had been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) but as the wondered Anne Robson Trust sent us an individual tribute we thought we would publish their press release. == A DEDICATED volunteer who has supported patients to have precious…

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HARLOW man Daniel has praised the help he has received from Harlow Slimming World. This is the first in a series of pieces we are publishing in order to help encourage and inform residents keen to make a difference in 2021. For more information regarding…

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THERE was new year baby joy at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Among the Harlow babies born were twin girls. Congratulations to Ramona Elena Belciug, who gave birth to Corina Ioana and Anastasia Maria. They weighed in at 2.12 kg and 2.2 kg respectively. They were a…

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WE HAVE run a number of Harlow Foodbank stories over the past few months. As we approach the end of the year, the chief executive, Andy Thornton has a message of appreciation. Andy said: “This Christmas we expect to be feeding around 500 families through…

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EPPING Forest District Council will be running a bookable bus service on a trial basis from 2 January 2021. The Demand Responsive Transport (DaRT87) service will replace the Arriva 87 route which is being withdrawn from 30 December. Demand Responsive Transport offers a scheduled pick…