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CANALABILITY have a dazzling surprise that’s sure to light up your autumn nights – half-price canal boat trips this November on accessible canal boats! Embrace the autumn magic with a 4-hour specially adapted canal boat trip and you’ll only pay half the advertised price –…

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THE EAGLE in question is a sculpture. On Saturday, there was a celebration at The Gibberd Garden for the installation of The Barclays Eagle by William Mitchell. The Eagle by William Mitchell was originally commissioned for Sir Frederick Gibberd’s Barclays Bank, Bletchley Station branch in…

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HARLOW Council has entered into an agreement with a local charity to run an allotment in the Potter Street area to encourage people back to the facility as part of the council’s priority to restore pride in Harlow. The allotment, at Dudley Terrace, is now…

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MOSAIC Recruitment raised nearly £700 by hosting a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at the Latton Bush Centre on Friday. The staff at Mosaic Recruitment he’d the event at the entrance to the business centre off Southern Way and found that it was a popular spot.…

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A CLOSING ceremony was held to mark the end of the Knife Angel events in Harlow. The ceremony was hosted by the chair of Harlow Council, Andrew Johnson. The keynote speech was made by the woman who was key to bringing the Knife Angel to…

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A GREEN fingered resident who lives at a Waltham Abbey care home is continuing his 50 year love of gardening after the home provided him with a new greenhouse. Ashbrook Court resident William Cooper’s love of gardening took root aged 14 just after the Second…

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MARK Hall Academy has been given a Bronze award for their work to make sure students don’t miss out on an education because they are young carers. The Young Carers in Schools programme helps primary and secondary schools improve outcomes for young carers and celebrates…

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AN outdoor therapy group, a life-saving charity and a sports ground are among seven organisations sharing almost £30,000 from Stansted Airport Community Fund’s (SACF) latest round of donations. The independent committee representing local authorities and airport stakeholders offers grants of up to £5,000 to projects…

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EASTENDERS stars will join Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team in Harlow, Essex, to help transform a community project to bring people together and improve mental health. The cast members from Albert Square will don their hard hats and join an army of volunteers…

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WESTON Homes, a longstanding St Clare Hospice supporter based in Takeley, held their annual fundraising golf day on 17th August and raised an incredible £156,000 for the local hospice charity.  The prestigious event was held at The Belfry Hotel and Resort, in Sutton Coldfield and was…

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HARLOW Record Fair at Great Parndon Community Centre. Full details below.

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TO help businesses extend the tourist season, visitors to the county’s top attractions and popular stays are being offered free tickets and short breaks. Attractions, such as Colchester Zoo, Hedingham Castle, Marks Hall Estate, Audley End Miniature Railway, Escape Live and Lee Valley glamping have…

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CHANGING Lives Community Services have received another welcome cash boost, this time from Kao Data in Harlow. The specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced it is partnering with local Harlow-based charity Changing Lives Community Services…

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OVER twenty studios in this idyllic setting will open their doors to offer an insight into the creative process and a chance to see the amazing diversity of talent and skills that are nurtured here at Parndon Mill. In addition to the fine arts of…

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NATIONAL Youth Sector Census highlights uncertain finances for voluntary organisations despite delivering lions’ share of provision. The latest report from the National Youth Sector Census, managed by the National Youth Agency, shows that less than half (43%) of all youth work organisations in the East…

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ONE lucky child has been chosen as the winner of Harlow Museum and Walled Garden’s bike art competition, which ran over the summer. Entrants had to design a bike as part of the build-up to the Tour of Britain, which held the end of its…