A BUSINESS-focused school and sixth form has welcomed back students who are benefitting from industry standard equipment. Having been closed to students for six months due to the Coronavirus outbreak, BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, is now fully open to all of its Year 10, 11 and 12 students. September also marked the launch of […]
HARLOW’S Craig Armstrong is a new breed of estate agent. Gone are the days of solely relying on two pages at the back of a printed newspaper.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding customers that time is running out to register for Self Assessment.
THE average UK house price has hit a new record in September, pushing over £225,000 for the first time, according to an index.
THE Green Home Energy Grant scheme opens for applications on Wednesday meaning Brits can soon insulate their homes for less reports The Sun. Under the scheme, which was unveiled by chancellor Rishi Sunak in July, homeowners can get a voucher worth up to £5,000 – or £10,000 if they’re a low-income household – to help […]
AN Old Harlow councillor has urged Barclays Bank to re-consider its decision to close.
DURING these uncertain times, many businesses have chosen to invest in their digital presence;
AN airline union official says he believes that EasyJet is “hanging by a thread”.
A NEW advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched by crisis support charity Hestia.
ON THURSDAY, the Chancellor set out the Government’s Winter Economic Plan to support local businesses and residents in Harlow and the villages through the coronavirus. The measures announced to protect jobs include:
EXPORTERS to the EU face 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent and two-day delays to trade after the Brexit transition period ends, the government has warned reports the BBC. Imports will also be disrupted in January, according to a letter from cabinet minister Michael Gove to the freight industry, seen by BBC News. It also raises the […]
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THE BOSS of charity Macmillan has announced that there will be a series of redundancies for the charity. CEO Lynda Thomas issued the following statement: “From the moment lockdown began on March 23, all our lives changed overnight. We lost many of our freedoms, our normality, and tragically, many of our loved ones. Worst still, […]
AN excellent day for Harlow’s Redchurch Brewery with two further successes at 2020 “WORLD BEER AWARDS” taking Redchurch’s haul of World Beer Awards to five! Redchurch isn’t part of a major corporation but a local independently owned craft brewer making a wide range of beers with love, care and attention for every drinker’s taste. Yet again […]
FROM 22 September, the holiday parks boss will be banned from acting as a director or directly or indirectly becoming involved, without the permission of the court, in the promotion, formation or management of a company.
PREMIER Inn owner Whitbread has said that it could axe up to 6,000 jobs because of reduced demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reports The Independent.
THIS week, Robert Barr takes up his new role as Manager at Daniel Robinson’s Harlow funeral home in Wych Elm.
GOING into lockdown in March, the Government proclaimed a ban on tenant evictions, pledging that no tenant in a private rented home, who had lost their wages due to Covid-19 would be kicked out of their private rented home until the late summer. Fast forward to August and the press were being briefed as late […]
Digital Innovation Zone gets further national recognition following public vote Essex + Herts Digital Innovation Zone (DIZ) has, following a public vote, received national recognition as one of the Top 3 Cross-Sector Digital Collaborations in the Digital Leaders DL100 2020 list. The DIZ had previously been announced as one of the ten finalists in the […]
HOME builder and regeneration specialist Strawberry Star Homes, part of the Strawberry Star Group, have unveiled new plans to redevelop the land next to the Harvey Centre that will rejuvenate Harlow town centre.
SPURS can confirm that their Spurs shops in Harlow, Stevenage and Chelmsford have now reverted to their standard opening hours. With immediate effect, these stores are now open as follows… Monday – Saturday: 9.30am – 5.30pmSunday: 10am – 4pm These opening hours continue to apply to the Spurs Shop at the Tottenham Experience, adjacent to their stadium. […]
THE results of a national operation that targets fraudsters who scam elderly people into handing over thousands of pounds has shown they are the third best in the country.
PEOPLE’S increasing reliance on e-commerce during the pandemic, coupled with a reduction in passenger flights, has driven significant growth in air cargo at the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) owned East Midlands and London Stansted airports.
LOW emission vehicles soar 30% during lockdown – while vehicle registrations plummet