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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…

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ON the sixteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in London where 52 people lost their lives, we remember Old Harlow resident, Anne Moffat, who went to work and never returned. Fifty-two people, including Anne Moffat from Old Harlow, died when four suicide bombers detonated explosive…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, rose on the floor of the House of Commons to congratulate the Harlow branch of the Royal British Legion which he said is “supported by thousands of local residents” adding that “they do so much to keep the light of remembrance…

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YOUR HARLOW is eight years old today. We would just like to say a big thank you to all our readers, viewers, commentators and followers. Thank you to all our advertisers and sponsors for backing us. Back in early 2013, YourHarlow was one of five…

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AS this is Armed Forces Day, we would like to pay tribute to all those who have served and fought for their country. Over the years, we have run a series of heritage pieces on those who served and died in World War One and…

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TODAY, a short, socially distanced ceremony was held to raise the flag for Armed forces Day, which falls on Saturday 26 June. Armed Forces Day falls on this date each year and both honours and commemorates all those who put their lives on the line,…

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ESSEX Book Festival has joined forces with three of the county’s museums on an exciting new writing project : Re:writing the Archive. Join UK based Agnieszka Dale as she explores the Outsiders expereince using objects from Harlow Museums collection  This event will be online via…

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SUNDAY JUNE 6TH Marks the 77th anniversary of the D Day landings. The Normandy landings were the landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was…

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ON Sunday 15 May 1921, a wet and dreary day, a small number of ex-servicemen walked to the Cenotaph war memorial in London’s Whitehall. As Big Ben struck nine, four men representing societies that for three years had been rivals, laid a wreath at the…

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TIME for a day out, all on your doorstep and set within two acres of Harlow’s beautiful green space? Somewhere to rest and relax outside, and explore Harlow’s history inside? From Tuesday 18th May after 14 long months the Museum doors will be reopened to…

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HARLOW Art Trust today announced Barbara Hepworth’s Contrapuntal Forms sculpture will be included in the most expansive exhibition of the artist’s work in more than 45 years. Barbara Hepworth is considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century. The piece not only…

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THERE is a far corner of Harlow that never forgets those who gave their lives in all the wars. Saturday marked the 76th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day. We will all be aware of the tremendous celebrations in Harlow last year as it…

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DURING lockdown, the Heads of the Ethnic minority pupil voice (EMPV) group and Ms. Mohamed launched the Show Racism the Red Card Competition.  The competition encouraged young people from Stewards Academy to produce creative work with an original anti-racism theme. Students produced work in a wide…