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LGBTQ+ Online Youth Group for young people aged 13-19 and up to 25 for young people who identify as SEND, in the West, Covering Epping, Harlow & Uttlesford LGBTQ+ youth groups are a vital part of our communities. While the experiences of LGBTQ+ young people…

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A HARLOW resident write to us as he wanted to pay tribute to Harlow Scouts. George Burnside said: “I walked past the scout hut at the top of School Lane earlier today and saw that they were taking their Easter fence display down. 1st Great…

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IN 2018, we met Dr Deb Ghosh as he and a colleague undertook a 50 mile walk to raise awareness of liver disease. https://www.yourharlow.com/2018/07/02/two-pah-doctors-run-over-90-miles-in-one-day-for-charity/ Our editor, Michael Casey, struck up a friendship and had great respect for Dr Ghosh’s commitment, integrity and stamina. So it…

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EVERY morning, our reader Kellie, who lives near the town centre, goes for her daily walk. This morning, with retailers re-opening (as part of the second stage out of lockdown), she kindly documented her walk. Kellie said: “Here are the photos I took whilst out…

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SIGNS Express (Harlow) is delighted to reveal it was announced as winner of the Franchisee of the Year category at the Franchise Awards 2020, hosted by Signs Express at their Virtual Convention. Picking up the coveted award, Paul and Lynda Heywood, owners of Signs Express…

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FROM Monday the next stage of lifting lockdown goes ahead and allows the opening of pub gardens and non-essential shops in England. So, what will you soon be able to do in England. Stage two (from 12 April): More businesses will open, but indoor settings…

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A NUMBER of businesses in Old Harlow have expressed their joy at returning to work on Monday. They have spoken to The Guardian’s Joanna Partridge in an in-depth article, that you can find it you click below. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/apr/10/staff-have-been-climbing-the-walls-battered-retailers-get-ready-to-reopen

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THE Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has led train and station operators to improve passenger information on websites, and to confirm operators are fulfilling commitments to achieve industry-recognised accessibility standards.The improvements come after the rail regulator’s two separate reviews in 2020 to analyse compliance…

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AS the novelty of working from home has started to wane, business leaders and the self-employed in Harlow are being encouraged to stay connected and make better business connections with the support of a new virtual networking event. With many companies planning a new combination…

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FUNDING to support local projects, activities and events which aim to bring communities together and raise pride in the town is available from Harlow Council’s Civic Pride Community Fund.   The fund is open to all Harlow-based agencies, organisations and voluntary groups. There is a…

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DOCTORS should stop using body mass index as a measure of health because it harms body image and contributes to ‘weight shaming’, MPs say reports the Daily Mail. The measure, calculated from weight and height, is used to categorise people as underweight, healthy weight, overweight…

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HARLOW Council and HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd have started works to improve the town’s five paddling pools in preparation for this year’s summer season. Following the news last week that paddling pools are planned to open for this year’s summer holidays works are under…

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A NEW Olivia Coleman film called Landscapers is being shot in Harlow. Viewers spotted a crew down at the town park at the weekend. On Wednesday morning, they were in the town centre. Oscar winner, Olivia Coleman, who is known for her role as Queen…

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FUNDRAISERS will be perfecting their lockdown baking skills to support families with dementia at the most challenging time.    The tables for Dementia UK’s annual cake and tea event have been completely reset; backyard brews, driveway cake sales, and takeaway cuppa and slice deliveries are some of the brûléent ideas families, businesses and communities up and down the…

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ONE of Harlow’s biggest gyms has been transformed into a world-class fitness facility, ready to open its doors to members on Monday (12th April). JD Gyms, part of JD Sports Fashion group, has transformed the former Xercise4LessHarlow gym at the Harvey Centre, into an incredible ‘new’…

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FOLLOWING recent Government guidance, The Harvey Centre, Harlow is preparing for a number of stores to once again be able to re-open their doors on 12th April 2021. Currently The Harvey Centre is only open for essential stores and services, however the 12th April will…