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NOW and again we take a moment, after an interview, to reflect on an element of the project. Our editor went to the circus on Friday September 23rd. There we interviewed Viktor and Tania from Ukraine. It created a moment of reflection. https://www.youtube.com/embed/sCW7YpImgBE To mark…

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THIS is the third of our pieces with Circus Cortex, who have been performing at the Harlow Showground. We interviewed Tatania Lotiuk, who is a dancer with the circus. We discussed her home town and the beauty of Lyiv. Naturally, Tatania and the rest of…

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AT certain points in this series of films, our editor likes to take a minute to reflect. There is sometimes a moment in our project that inspires this. One such moment was at the First Avenue Allotments. https://www.youtube.com/embed/k7qBsjaWaW4 To mark the town’s 75th anniversary, Harlow…

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YOUR HARLOW was only too happy to support Circus Cortex as they entertain and perform at Harlow Town Park Showground over the weekend. We were also aware that twenty of their crew are from Ukraine. So we asked if anyone would like to be part…

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THERE was a feast of boxing hosted by Harlow Boxing Club at the Great Parndon Community Association (GPCA) on Sunday afternoon. The event was sponsored by Happy Moves of Harlow. Boxers from all across the region fought at different weights and levels in what was…

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IT would appear that many of the women we have interviewed as part of Harlow is 75 are impressive ambassadors for the town. They appear to be carved from the John F Kennedy quotation: “Ask not what your country can do for you but what…

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THE Chair of Harlow Council, Councillor Andrew Johnson, introduces the National Moment of Reflection where we remember the life of Her late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. https://twitter.com/HarlowCouncil/status/1571574275064188929?s=20&t=3Afkp93OUfcjf_nfPfZO2w

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THERE has not been any stereotyping in our series of interviews however, here we are interviewing the Scottish owner of The Crown pub in his special Celtic room! George was brought up in a town called Armadale, which lies between Edinburgh and Glasgow. We particularly…

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AS YOU know, thousands upon thousands of people, from the United Kingdom and around the world, have been queuing for up to 24 hours in order to pay their respects to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. So, we have asked if anyone from Harlow has…

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WE HAVE now interviewed over sixty residents as part of the Harlow is 75 project. They are all little windows into people’s lives before they came here. On a sunny morning before a major cycle event in Harlow, we caught up with Jacobus (Sjaak)Van Der…

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A FORMER Press Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II who started her journalism career on the Harlow Citizen has recounted Her Majesty’s “warmth” and her “service and duty”.Ailsa Anderson, in an interview with ABC USA spoke of Her Majesty’s “beaming smile” and “incredible capacity for making…

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THIS week, Harlow Council has been taking books of condolence to local supported housing schemes and care homes around the town.  The council knows that not everyone is able to travel to books of condolence so has been taking them directly to residents. Books of…

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WITH his wonderful mellifluous, articulate tones, we interviewed Lukman Kazeem. Lukman spent his early days in Nigeria before he came to Harlow, where he was educated at Stewards Academy, before he went on to Stewards Academy and then to Southampton University. This, in many ways,…

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ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow attended the Service of the Reception of the Coffin in Westminster Hall in his capacity as a Privy Councillor. Mr Halfon was present for the service and paid his respects on behalf of Harlow and its residents to the late…

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WE wanted to speak to someone who, on a weekly basis, speaks to people from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, who have made our town their own. Who better, than David Simmons, who runs the Changing Lives project. David’s football team have players from all over the…

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AS you will be aware, a bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral will take place on Monday (19 September). In line with normal arrangements for a bank holiday, routine appointments and procedures will be postponed. All patients will receive direct communication…