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HARLOW Museum and Walled Gardens have launched a new project, which aims to capture residents’ memories and experiences of living through the coronavirus lockdown. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives in Harlow. Our families, friends and work colleagues have become untouchable…

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THE PUPILS AT William Martin school have been learning a great deal at home. Last week, they did a great deal of work on VE Day. One of the year 3 pupils created a short movie called “Victory 75”. He wrote the script; made the…

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WE were sent this video from Gary Kempsell of Park Mead in Harlow. It is such a well made piece, so we thought we should put it out on its own. Using a drone, the camera hovers over the streets whilst We’ll Meet Again, sung…

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THE PEOPLE of Harlow have come together today to celebrate Victory in Europe Day. We will be adding to this collection of photographs throughout the day. If you would like to add to collection, please e-mail [email protected] or go to our Facebook page or WhatsApp…

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AS we put together the biographies of the 32 men of Harlow who died in World War Two, we were struck by the number of times, the final line referred to their widow never marrying again and living to quite an age. We thought we…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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ON THIS Friday, seventy five years ago, whilst our nation was celebrating Victory in Europe (VE Day), Harlow sailor, Richard Edser was still fighting the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean. Richard was on board HMS Formidable as it was being attacked by kamikaze pilots. In…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…

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THE villages of Harlow, Potter Street, Netteswell and Great Parndon saw brave servicemen fight for their country and lose their lives. Thirty three men from Harlow lost their lives. The youngest was aged just 17 and the eldest, a Home Guardsman aged 63. From the…