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Harlow is 70: Why I Came Here

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FOR OUR 38th film, we went down to Harlow Cricket Club to engage with the Ladies who meet every Tuesday too knot and natter as well as enjoy a grand cup of tea and cake. So we took the opportunity to ask them all you…

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WE were fascinated to hear from someone who once lived at the Netteswell Priory. John Fyson was part of our series of interviews from the creative writing group at Harlow U3A.

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WHILST down at Harlow Cricket Club, we spoke to the President, Alan Howick and amongst a whole host of questions on the history of the club, we asked Alan how he came to Harlow.

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THIS Sunday 16th July starting at 9.30 a four team U16 20/20 cricket Tournament is taking place at Harlow Cricket Club Chippingfields Old Harlow. Compromising of teams from Harlow CC, Harlow Town CC, Sawbridgeworth CC and Dunmow CC. This is part of the Harlow 70…

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ALL THIS year, Your Harlow in partnership with Harlow Museum has been interviewing Harlow residents and discovering why they came to Harlow and, in out cases, why they stayed. We have had a little break due to the small matter of the General Election but…

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BUSINESSES across Harlow have told Your Harlow how important heritage is to their company. Over the past six months, YH (in partnership with Harlow Museum) has been interviewing residents on why they came to Harlow as part of our coverage of Harlow is 70. Time…

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NOW THERE is a name from the past. To many, Atilla the Stockbroker encapsulated the spirit of post punk in the late seventies onwards. Atilla returned to Harlow to make an appearance as part of Adam Smith’s show at Phoenix Radio. But that borough him…

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AS part of our Harlow is 70 project, we have conducted a series of interviews at the Manor Hatch sheltered accommodation. Recently we interviewed Pat Bram about why she came to Harlow in October 1954. Our conversation takes us from Victorian housing in Ilford to…

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IT’s summer and for Harlow Museum and Harlow Arts Council that means only one thing – it’s time for the annual Art of the Garden Party. Taking place on Sunday 2 July from 1pm – 4.30pm it’s now the fifth year running that CEO of…

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By Trudy Harper THERE are hundreds of journalists around the world who will thank Ken Eaton for providing them worth a first class knowledge of media law. Ken is a media law lecturer at Harlow College. So as Harlow is 70, we sat down with…

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By Trudy Harper JERRY Hayes was MP for Harlow between 1983 and 1997. A thirteen year period which he covers in great deal in this fascinating interview.

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THROUGHOUT 2017, Harlow Museum in partnership with YourHarlow.Com are running a series of interviews called Why They Came Here. The scheme is able to run through a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund. All the films are on the www.yourharlow.com website as well as their…

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A FERRY across the Mersey and a train to Harlow Town. So began the journey by Millie Smith to Harlow Town. YH went to the Manor Hatch sheeted housing to speak to Millie about why she came to Harlow and why she stayed.

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Classic Scooter Ride Out and Fun Day THE Vespa Club Of Britain Branch 131 – The Hertfordshire and Essex Highwaymen present a Classic Scooter Ride Out and Fun Day in association with Harlow Is 70, celebrating 70 years of Harlow New Town. The ride out…

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WHEN Harlow residents describe the London of the 1950s, it feels akin to a Victorian scene. But that London was closer to 1899 to 2017. So, we sat down with Maureen Martin as part of our U3A series to ask Maureen, why she came here…

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WE caught up with Harlow resident, Barbara Timcke at the Life Writing Group at The Hare. Barbara is another Harlow resident who has and continues to get involved in the Harlow community.