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A MAN has been fined and given a community order for assaulting a schoolboy on his way to school. Marius Stefan Petrescu, 27, of High Street, Roydon, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 13 July. He pleaded guilty to the following. On June 28th at Harlow…

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SIR Jack Petchey, founder of one of the UKs most successful business empires and of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation, turns 96 years on 19th July 2021. To date, Sir Jack Petchey has invested over £143m from his businesses in opportunities for young people across…

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ONE of the key focal points of the year at Stewards Academy is the election of the new Head Boy, Head Girl and deputies. They take this as an opportunity to remind and educate pupils of their democratic rights as they move into adulthood.  The…

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THE possibility of a by-election in Harlow is not out of the question after a Labour councillor has been laid low by Covid-19. Staple Tye councillor John Strachan made the announcement on social media on Saturday morning. The political complication is that cllr Strachan has…

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THE HARLOW Conservatives have answered a question on the future plans for the empty Osler House Surgery. As readers may know, the surgery in Prentice Place was closed in 2018. The Harlow Alliance Party’s Alan Leverett asked the following question at a recent council meeting.…

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THE NEW Head of Housing at Harlow Council has revealed the cost of security at Prentice Place whilst the flats in Potter Street were being refurbished. Conservative councillor Simon Carter was responding to a question from Alan Leverett of the Harlow Alliance Party at Thursday…

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PETROL prices have climbed to their highest level in almost eight years, says motoring organisation the AA reports the BBC. Average prices have hit 133p a litre, it says, almost 20p higher than in November. Diesel prices are also up.The rise comes as families fill…

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FREE British Sign Language lessons at Passmores Academy. Full details on poster.

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LLOYDS Pharmacy has issued a statement due to high levels of Covid-related absence. Lloyds Pharmacy is based up on The Pinnacles in Harlow. The statement on their website is as follows: “We are currently experiencing high levels of COVID related absence. Please be assured that…

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AFTER more than a year of virtual learning, Memorial University students are expected to be back on their Old Harlow campus this autumn. However, like most else, MUN’s campus in Harlow hasn’t been functioning as it did prior to the pandemic and will remain mostly empty…

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Highly acclaimed production Where to Belong embarks on UK tour Touring from September 2021 Presented by Victor Esses and CASA (in partnership with Counterpoint Arts) What makes a home for you? WHERE to Belong is the tender, moving autobiographical story of artist and performer Victor Esses’ journey to find…

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THE number of vaccines issued in Harlow seems to be slowing down. Most weeks, the number of vaccines issued has been anywhere between 3 and 4,000. But in the last seven days there has been just 866. Just 340 first vaccines. Just 525 second vaccines.…

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HARLOW Cricket Club have issued a statement regarding staff suffering verbal abuse and the alleged conduct of players on the pitch. Club Chairman Simon Radbourne said: “It has been bought to my attention that in the last few weeks foul and abusive language has been…

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A HARLOW teaching assistant is taking on a half marathon for a local charity which has greatly helped her son. Hayley Coles works at Pemberley Academy. Her son Harrison has Cerebral Palsy. Hayley said: “As a result of his condition Harrison is unable to walk…

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THE CHEQUERS pub has been given permission to serve alcohol outside. The decision was made by the Harlow Council Licensing Committee on Wednesday afternoon. The Old Harlow pub on Market Street was at the centre of a number of complaints regarding anti-social behaviour in 2020.…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has urged planners to go back to the drawing board over their bid run a major highway through the River Stort. Readers will know that as part of the Harlow an Gilston Garden Town Development a road crossing is planned from…