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THE CHAIR of Harlow Labour has paid tribute to former leader of Harlow and Essex County Council who has recently passed away. Mervyn served as Labour councillor for the Great Parndon ward for many years and was the Chair of Harlow Council in 1974 -…

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HARLOW Art Trust have begun installing new signage to the town’s sculpture collection today, starting in the museum gardens. The signs are a council-funded initiative championed by councillor Eugenie Harvey.   They use a consistent graphic design that follows the green and yellow of the…

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HOUSEHOLDS in Harlow will soon receive details on how they can take part in Census 2021, a once-in-a-decade survey that gives the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England. The census, run by the Office for National Statistics and Wales, has…

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ESSEX Record Office is delighted to have appointed an archivist to catalogue 491 boxes of the Harlow Development Corporation, thanks to a grant from Archives Revealed, funded by The National Archives, The Pilgrim Trust and The Wolfson Foundation. Hector Mir began working on the boxes…

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IT was a simple gesture: To walk a hundred laps outside his home. It was a simple phrase: “Tomorrow, will be a better day”. But Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has passed away, aged 100, touched so many lives over the past year. The Prime…

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has encouraged members of the public to clap for Captain Sir Tom Moore at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday. The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for NHS charities by walking laps of his garden, died with coronavirus in Bedford Hospital on Tuesday.…

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ON WORLD Holocaust Day, Harlow MP Robert Halfon was invited by BBC Radio 4 to tell listeners why Sophie Scholl was such an inspiration to him. Sophia Magdalena Scholl: 9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student and anti-Nazi political activist, active…

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A message from Harlow Council WE are going to be lighting up the Civic Centre in purple this Wednesday 27 January to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place each year on 27 January. The theme this year’ Holocaust Memorial Day is…

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AN imaginative teacher is putting together a documentary to ensure his students do not miss out on educational visits during the pandemic. While schools are unable to take classes of children on trips due to the restrictions, teachers are having to find new ways to…

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YOUR HARLOW has just crashed through the five million page view barrier. This has been a remarkable year for our on-line newspaper which began on July 1st, 2013. YH passed through three million views in July and four million in October. We published over 3,800…

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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…

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THE Harlow running community has always been very respectful of events such as Remembrance Sunday and this year was no exception. A number of runners used their long Sunday run to pay their respects. Harlow Running Club stalwart, Jason Fox ran a half marathon course…

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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…

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1st Great Parndon Scout Group Rememberance Display 2020. From Zoe Maidement. 1st GP BSL NORMALLY our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts along with their leaders would be joining other local groups parading on Rememberance Sunday to Netteswell Cross. Unfortunately due to the limitations of lockdown this…

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WE thought we would take a walk down to the town park this morning and visit the War Memorial at the Netteswell Cross. It was a beautiful Saturday lunchtim. The car park was full as many residents took advantage of their award winning park as…

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A HARLOW resident and former member of the armed forces is set to take on a 10K run for charity on Remembrance Sunday. Ryan Salmon is setting off from the Legion Club at 9.30am on Sunday morning and plans to be at the Netteswell Cross…