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BLACK History Month is set to return in October. Full details of the packed programme are below.

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Jimmy Greaves at the Harlow Sportscentre in 1971. WE were all very saddened to hear of the death of football legend Jimmy Greaves. Some will remember him playing a number of celebrity football matches at the Harlow Sportscentre in the early seventies. Others may remember…

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THE LEADER OF Harlow Council has agreed to look into the possibility of a lasting memorial to Harlow’s 9/11 victim Simon Maddison Councillor Andrew Johnson was responding to a question from Labour councillor Tony Durcan. You can follow the filmed news item from the 11th…

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LAST week, we went to interview Sir Frederick Gibberd College students Hollie and Javin at their new school on Tendring Road. This is not the first time we have interviewed them. We interviewed them in 2019 and 2020. We hope to continue to interview them…

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WE want to take this opportunity, on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, to pay tribute to the 2,977 people who were murdered in and near the Twin Towers of New York City, the Pentagon in Washington DC and on Flight 93 in a field in…

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AN exciting development culminating in a temporary exhibition for August 2022 seeks to re connect and newly introduce people with The Square’s former venue’s rich heritage. Whilst generations of Harlow residents no doubt remember the beloved scene, as we near five years since The Square’s…

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THERE IS a dignity to John Foster that is so so admirable. In August 2013, this reporter was driving down Mowbray Road when he saw a group of people by the bench outside Jads Newsagents. We got out and soon learned all about the death…

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TRIBUTES have been pouring in after the death of a much loved Harlow resident. Danny McCarthy has passed away at the age of 79. Many will remember his shop, Dannys in The Stow, as well as his market stalls but above everything else, many will…

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WE thought we would take this opportunity to remember Harlow’s Private Robert Graham Foster, who died in Afghanistan in August 2007. We know the town has not forgotten Robert. There is a street named after him: Foster Court off Momples Road. There is a memorial…

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A SERVICE of Remembrance for VJ Day was held at Harlow Town Park on Sunday morning. The event was organised by the Harlow branch of the Royal British Legion. It was led by Reverend Albert Watson. The event marked the 76th anniversary of Victory in…

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OUR search engine is back and it is better than ever. Since we launched in July 2013, we have published close to 23,000 stories on YourHarlow. The stories are all in their respective categories but it is much easier to punch the key words into…

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A VICTORY in Japan Day (VJ Day) is set to be held in Harlow this weekend. The ceremony will begin at 10.45am in the Netteswell Memorial car park in the town park. Attendees are asked to be there at 10.30am. This is always a poignant…

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REMEMBRANCE has been a key part of life at Stewards Academy for many years. Our links with the veterans have provided many wonderful occasions where the younger generations have been able to learn about their experiences and lives. As well as a display on our…

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A NEW memorial has been unveiled in Harlow to remember the victims of the pandemic reports ITV News. The tribute was revealed to the public for the first time on Wednesday morning at Parndon Wood Cemetery.  It was designed by Camilla Fitzjohn who won a…

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THE HARLOW artistic community gathered together to celebrate the 90th birthday of renowned sculptor Gerda Rubenstein. Gerda was not well enough to travel but that didn’t stop the community sending out heartfelt birthday messages to Gerda. Gerda has historic links with Harlow through her early commissions…

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THE HARLOW Civic Society has paid tribute to architect John Graham who has passed away aged 92. A spokesperson said: “We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of John Graham. John was Sir Frederick Gibberd’s partner and an important person in the history…