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A HARLOW-based on demand delivery company is offering free delivery for elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Owen Barrow, the co-founder of GoGetters, says the company is looking help out the community as best it can. GoGetters are offering free delivery of…

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THE NUMBER of deaths reported to NHS England by Princess Alexandra Hospital has reached 188. That is an increase of two on yesterday’s figure. We have to be very cautious when highlighting encouraging signs but it may be of note that there is still no…

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Patient thanks teams who cared for her while in hospital with coronavirus (COVID-19) A PATIENT who has recently been treated for coronavirus (COVID-19) at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust has shared her story and words of appreciation to the staff who cared for her.…

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NEXT has set out plans to reopen its shops after any easing of lockdown measures reports the BBC. The fashion retailer will prioritise larger, out-of-town stores, where social distancing can be more easily implemented. Next has two stores in Harlow. One in The Water Gardens…

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Trades unionists convoy marks international workers memorial day and calls for PPE for key workers A CONVOY of local trades unionists took to the roads today, international workers memorial day, to call for better health and safety protection, including personal protective equipment, for all essential…

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IF you think a lockdown is going to stop Harlow Athletic Club’s Beth Harryman, then you would be wrong! Beth has performed all seven events in her back garden. She was ably assisted by her mother, Michelle who officiated and her sister Naomi who filmed…

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AS YOU may recall, NHS worker, Steve Walker, had his bike stolen from outside Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow From a negative came a big positive as two local men, Gary Cruse and Tony Pite, started a donation page. Steve picked up a new bike…

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IN the month since the start of the lockdown, the RSPCA has dealt with over 21,000 animal incidents – an average of 660 a day, or 27 an hour. In Essex, the charity has dealt with 660 incidents since the start of lockdown. The charity…

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CHILDREN at Roydon Primary Academy have created thank you posters for supermarket key workers. The children of key workers, who are attending school during the Coronavirus shutdown, created the posters to go on display at Tesco, in Edinburgh Way, Harlow. Headteacher Michael Clark said: “It…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has joined MPs from across the political divide asking the government to support local and independent media through an increased share of public health advertising spending. The letter to the secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport has been…

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A TALENTED Epping St John’s student has created an outstanding drawing of champion fundraiser, Captain Tom Moore. Zoe Warner, aged 16, spent over ten hours creating what we are sure you will agree is a special piece of work. Zoe said: “I decided to draw…

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THE NUMBER of deaths reported to NHS England by Princess Alexandra Hospital has reached 186. That is an increase of three on yesterday’s figure. We have to be very cautious when highlighting encouraging signs but it may be of note that there is still no…

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HUNDREDS of thousands of people have been colouring and creating their own RAINBOWS to say thank you to our heroic NHS. The Water Gardens want to display them as a show of solidarity and togetherness. As a way of thanking the NHS, emergency services and…

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Dear Editor, EACH year on International Workers Memorial Day we reflect on those who lost their lives at work through accident or occupational disease. This year’s terrible sacrifice being made by the emergency services and other essential workers should not be forgotten in the future.…

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A message from Harlow Town Cricket Club HARLOW Town Cricket Club wants to support our wonderful NHS is these extraordinary times. We have all experienced their wonderful care and dedication over the years both as a club and personally with a number of club members…

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THERE is something about the messages that teachers have been sending out to their pupils during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. If there is one thing we have learned that all the staff really love the job they are doing and love the students they…