Library users prepare for potential legal challenge against Essex County Council

Library users prepare for potential legal challenge against Essex County Council

LIBRARY users from across Essex have instructed leading law firm Watkins and Gunn to give legal advice for a potential legal challenge against Essex County Council. Campaigners believe that the revised library strategy which sees Essex County Council asking volunteers to house and run libraries sees the Council failing in its statutory duty to provide a library service.

Diabetes patients praise care at Princess Alexandra Hospital

Diabetes patients praise care at Princess Alexandra Hospital

Diabetes patients praise care at The Princess Alexandra Hospital GOOD foot care is a major factor in preventing complications from diabetes, and clinicians at The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust (PAHT) have been expanding their foot care clinics, both in the hospital and in the community. The service has contributed to a high satisfaction rating from […]

Story Time Competition at the Water Gardens

Story Time Competition at the Water Gardens

Story Time Competition at the Water Gardens THE Water Gardens ran a competition with local schools to Harlow to encourage creative story writing in the lead up to World Book Day on 7th March 2019. The competition was open to all primary schools in and around Harlow and was a fantastic opportunity to highlight the […]

Fish being returned to Netteswell Pond

Fish being returned to Netteswell Pond

DESILTING the pond has been completed – the silt that was removed from the pond is currently sitting in areas around the pond where it will be left there to dry out, after which it will be covered with grass and wildflower seed.

On and off peak fares face the axe

On and off peak fares face the axe

TRADITIONAL peak and off-peak rail fares face the axe under sweeping changes being proposed for the UK’s train ticketing system reports the BBC. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents train operators, wants to eliminate the “cliff edge” between peak and off-peak prices. It argues that this would reduce overcrowding. Also, tap-in, tap-out rail fares […]

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