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BRISTOL Street Motors has spent £1million transforming its Harlow Peugeot dealership into a multi-franchise site, doubling its investment in the town and creating seven new jobs. Following a £1million investment to refurbish a state-of-the-art service centre on River Way late last year, Bristol Street Motors…

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AN Essex based specialist probate company Laurelo, has been announced as the winner of ‘Probate Provider of the Year’ for the southern UK region at the fifth annual British Wills and Probate Awards in Birmingham. The award is a huge milestone for this close knit,…

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STORT Valley Spirits (SVS), an Essex-based business, has been selected as one of the nation’s 100 most inspiring small firms by the Small Business Saturday UK campaign, as it marks its ten-year anniversary. Stort Valley Spirits was formed in 2020 by Emma and Rob Robson…

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IF you’ve travelled around Harlow, walked around the town, town centre, park or gone into Dorringtons recently, you’ll have seen some of Business Signs and Graphics’ work. It’s their signs that show you around the town and the park and were a big part of…

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THE Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan MP has vowed to be a “champion of journalism” and reiterated the government’s commitment to making sure the “industry thrives in the digital age”. Writing as part of an op-ed to mark Journalism Matters Week, Donelan said that she recognised that…

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THESE are worrying times for many businesses in Harlow. The cost of living crisis and the energy crisis are just matters that weigh heavily on business owners minds. For Mayfield Bakery, there is also the challenge of the new Gilden Way junction. YH went down…

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RESIDENTS and businesses are being given the opportunity to train in Retrofit via fully funded courses, thanks to Essex County Council (ECC). Retrofitting is the process of adding new technology or features to homes in order to make them more energy efficient. This can play…

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Swann Engineering Group Ltd’s Structural & Architectural Division has successfully delivered a bespoke metalwork package to a brand-new residential development in Harlow. This latest metalwork package is comprised of over £500k worth of bespoke structural steelwork, with each element designed and fabricated at our dedicated manufacturing headquarters…

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THIS week, Harlow’s MP, Robert Halfon, presented a new 10-Minute Rule Bill on Consumer Telephone Service Standards in the Chamber. This Bill aims to end the increasingly long waiting times that consumers face everyday when trying to get through to utility and service providers. Hundreds…

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UBER has extended Local Cab in Essex, enabling passengers to book trips with two additional local taxi operators via the Uber app. Anyone opening the Uber app in Basildon or Harlow will be presented with the Local Cab option, which connects them with Value Cars…

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JPS, a leading supplier of tool hire, plant, powered access and tower solutions based in Harlow, has recently been acquired by UK Hire Group as part of new plans for the company which will see it continue to grow and implement new innovative products under…

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IN need of a career change? ACL Essex launches new hair and beauty courses to boost Essex entrepreneurial spirit. Adult learning provider, ACL Essex, is launching new hair and beauty courses to support entrepreneurial residents of Essex into the industry. Learners will have the chance…

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RESIDENTS and businesses are invited to put forward their choices for the best people, places and businesses in Harlow town centre. Nominations for the 5th annual Harlow Town Centre Awards can now be made online at www.harlowtowncentre.co.uk/nominate.  There are 14 award categories varying from Retailer of the…

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VICKI Holland, 47 and Darren Robert Trutt, 51, both from Harlow have been disqualified for a total 16 years after falsely claiming a £20,000 Bounce Back Loan (BBL). Vicki Holland and Darren Trutt were directors of Crepe Heaven Ltd, which was incorporated in 2013 and…

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BACK in August, we went down to Carly Burd’s home as she had turned her garden into an allotment in order to produce food for people in need. The article was seen by Geoff Jukes and the team at Town and Country Estate Agents. They…

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AT THURSDAY night’s Wrap Up event members helped to celebrate the success of Opportunity Harlow at New Ground Café. Businesses, large and small, shared their experience of being a member and what it has meant to them. Plus, we heard about the plans Harlow Council…