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FACE the Challenge is a pilot project being run by the Jack Petchey Foundation in BASILDON and HARLOW. We are asking young people to pitch “Dragon’s Den” style for funding for a group or community project of their choice. We want you to identify areas…

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intu Lakeside’s youngest ever shopper was born yesterday when her mother went into labour in the shopping centre and gave birth at approximately 5pm on a cordoned off section of the mall. While waiting for an ambulance to arrive, baby Deborah was born with the…

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ESSEX County Council is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Essex Teaching Awards following an awards ceremony hosted at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University. Essex County Councillor Ray Gooding, Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning, said: “I…

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ESSEX County Council (ECC) is launching a new survey to look at how residents use recycling services across the county, starting on Monday 27th January 2014. This survey is the start of a process to review and understand how recycling centres need to change in…

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PARENTS looking for something to entertain their children over the half-term break need look no further than Victoria Hall Theatre in Old Harlow. Half-Term Productions – a new venture from award-winning local playwright Simon Mawdsley and actor/director Caroline Petherbridge – present a fun-packed, musical version…

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FIRE CREWS wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to tackle a fire in a brick built recycling unit, situated beneath a high rise tower block in Spring Hills Tower, Hobtoe Road. Crews arriving at the scene at 8pm on Tuesday January 21st reported that…

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MORE people than ever before will benefit from St Clare Hospice’s expert care in their own homes following the launch of their Hospice at Home service. The expanded seven-day-a-week community service is the first of its kind in West Essex, delivering our skilled and compassionate…

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JOB seekers, young and vulnerable people are set to receive additional support under proposals recommended by Essex County Council’s Cabinet today (Tuesday) to increase council tax for the first time in four years. The plans, which will need to be agreed by Full Council next…

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HARLOW RUGBY Club has announced the passing away of one of their young players. A statement on the website states: “It is with great sadness, shock and bewilderment that we report the death of former Harlow Youth player Jake Taylor at the age of 17.…

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POLICE in Harlow are warning people not to walk around with expensive phones in their hand after a young girl told police that a man punched her in the arm and stole her phone. The 13-year-old girl was walking along the cycle path near to…

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POLICE would like to speak to this man about the theft of meat from a shop in Harlow. Officers are investigating the theft which happened at the Co-op, in Maunds Hatch at about 1.35pm on Sunday, January 12. Anyone with information is urged to contact…

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A SMALL BUT significant group of protestors continue to put pressure against Harlow Council regarding those who have not paid their council tax. A spokesperson who calls himself Wat Tyler has made it clear that they will continue to lobby, petition and protest through 2014.…

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POLICE officers investigating a fatal crash in the Ongar area, that happened last year, are warning motorist of potential delays on the A414 between the Four Wantz roundabout, Ongar and The Talbot roundabout, North Weald tomorrow (January 17) as they undertake a reconstruction at the…

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POLICE would like to speak to this man and woman about a theft from a Tesco store. Officers are investigating the theft of headphones and SD cards from the store in the Harvey Centre, Harlow, at about 2pm on December 11, 2013. Anyone with information…

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THERE ARE always hidden treasures in the St John’s ARC. This month the works of art of Peter Abbott plus Alan and Jennifer Peel are on display. It is all free, so take a wander in and have a look.

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Blog-post by Hannah-Ellen Clare “THIS WEEK, the Government have announced that councils are able to gain 100% of business rates from fracking operations in their area. As the UK goes ‘all out for shale’ [1] many, including myself, are concerned about the impact of the…