Stewards Academy: We will remember them

Stewards Academy: We will remember them

STEWARDS Academy places great emphasis on remembrance and reflection; particularly at this point every year. In previous years we have been able to hold a very poignant and moving Remembrance Service outside with our whole academy community. We have also been lucky enough in previous years to invite special guests to join us from the […]

Harlow’s emotional Remembrance Service goes on-line

Harlow’s emotional Remembrance Service goes on-line

HARLOW Council produced a poignant and fitting video on Remembrance Sunday. The ceremony was pre-filmed due to Covid-19 restrictions. The film begins with a message from Lt Col Jim McManus, Commander of Colchester Garrison. The film shows a number of speakers and dignitaries at the Netteswell Cross in Harlow Town Park. Events are led by […]

Harlow Museum: Black History Month: Cedric Christie

Harlow Museum: Black History Month: Cedric Christie

Black History Month – Cedric Christie Courtesy of Harlow Museum CEDRIC Christie grew up in Spencers Croft, Harlow and is now an internationally recognised artist. He attended Purford Green Junior School and Brays Grove secondary school. Cedric went to Harlow Technical College, where he completed a City & Guilds qualification in welding – a skill […]

Ashlyns resident Eileen knits poppies for Remembrance Sunday

Ashlyns resident Eileen knits poppies for Remembrance Sunday

REMEMBRANCE Sunday is an important day for those living in Excelcare Homes, like Ashlyn’s in Harlow as many either lived through the war or had friends and family directly affected by it. Each Remembrance Day, hosted this year on the 8thNovember, care homes across the group engage residents in themed activities and give them the chance […]

Black History Month – Harlow Council and the Anti-Apartheid movement

Black History Month – Harlow Council and the Anti-Apartheid movement

Black History Month – Harlow Council and the Anti-Apartheid movement Courtesy of Harlow Museum HARLOW Council was strongly anti-Apartheid. First Avenue in Harlow is also known as Mandela Avenue and was named so in 1983. During this time, signatures were collected for the Free Nelson Mandela campaign.In 1985, Harlow’s mayor presented a joint letter to […]

Help us find and thank our World War II Veterans

Help us find and thank our World War II Veterans

THE Not Forgotten is seeking your support to find and thank our remaining World War II veterans, who have been denied their 75th anniversary celebrations by Covid-19. While a sense of normality is returning for many, the harsh realities of the pandemic still exists for our veterans, who have been forced to spend VE and VJ […]

1 2 3 21