Probe after houseboat fire

FIRE CREWS tackled a fire on a 15 metres long narrow boat in the early hours of Monday morning. On arrival at Roydon Marina, the incident commander reported that the boat was heavily smoke logged.

Police on hunt for stolen tractor

POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a tractor in Harlow. Between 11.30pm and 11.45pm on September 29, a blue Iseki tractor was removed from a locked container in Parsloe Road, and driven on to a cycle track.

Royal Opera House offers Harlow businesses a creative insight

THE Royal Opera House’s Culture Change programme for business sustainability is running a free event to help small businesses in the creative industries. Making It: Creative Industry Insights for Graduates and Start-Ups takes place at South Essex College in Southend-on-Sea on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 October from 10am until 4pm.

New Hall Pre-School praised by Ofsted

CHILDREN at the monitoring visit, were observed to be happy, settled and comfortable in the presence of staff who showed warmth and good means of support and engagement throughout. Children engage in a variety of activities, including dressing up, small world, sand and water
play, with freedom of access to a good range of resources set out for them.

Travel chaos on M25 affects Harlow

SEVERE delays and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J27 M11. Diversion in operation – via the M11 at J7. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J28, A1023 (Brook Street Roundabout).