WITH around 4,700 A-Level students in Essex receiving their exam results today, initial data shows over 98 per cent have achieved a pass, awarded at A*- E – higher than the national average of 97.6 per cent.
DID you know that Harlow Council are currently upgrading resident’s boilers? The EU insists on electric boilers for new builds; the government has announced its ambitious plans for zero carbon emissions and now the council has declared a climate emergency.
THE job title for the top chief officer post at Harlow Council has changed and a new Head of Environment and Planning has been appointed at the council.
MENTAL health of over 180,000 children in East of England in danger of being sidelined under NHS changes
Dear Editor, The word on the ground is that we could have a General Election this year. Apparently it is to do with Brexit. You may have heard of it? Harlow Conservative Party and our Conservative MP may have had a few wobbles on the matter over the last three years but appear fairly wedded […]
RAIL users in the UK will be hit by a further rise in ticket prices which will come into effect next year reports the BBC.
A FEW week ago, The Brexit Party unveiled their candidate to fight the constituency of Harlow and the Villages at the next General Election.
THE material was printed and delivered to regional Labour offices last week. It included six pledges, the last of which read: “Labour will campaign to remain against no deal or a bad Tory deal.”
A PLANNING application for 183 homes in Terminus Street is set to go before Harlow Council’s planning committee.
AN OLD Harlow councillor has pledged to continue his fight for Gilden Park residents over conditions of the new houses they have purchased.
A LEADING Trades Union is asking people to stand with Asda workers over a new contract.
SOLE has this past weekend sent an information pack to town and parish councils across the county warning of the “impossible job” for community groups taking over libraries.
THE Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, Roger Hirst, has today welcomed the government’s decision to award Essex a further £1.16 million to help tackle violent crime.
A FIFTH of these took place in August as young people receive their A-Level and GCSE results
HARLOW Council is continuing to prepare for Brexit. This comes after the government ordered councils to step up preparation for a no-deal Brexit in October.
A PLANNING application has been submitted for major improvements at Harlow Greyhound Stadium.
A FEW months ago, Harlow Council announced that the Prentice Place development on Potter Street should be completed by late June.
AT least 3,337 children have been off-rolled from Essex schools in the past five years – with a jump of more than 50 per cent in just one year.
Harlow libraries: Volunteers may not be properly equipped to handle serious cases of criminal threats.
Volunteers may not be properly equipped to handle serious cases of criminal threats. By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler This is the warning from those campaigning against Essex County Council (ECC) changing some libraries to a volunteer-run model. At a call-in meeting on Thursday, August 9, councillors were told of one case where a volunteer […]
Volunteers’ Green Flag Award success celebrated A SPECIAL thank you event has been held to pay tribute to the hard work that volunteer teams put in to retain Green Flag Awards at Parndon Wood Nature Reserve and the Town Park. A barbecue was held at the Bandstand in the Town Park on Thursday 8 August […]
PLANS to develop the service bay area of The Stow into 88 apartments is set to go in front of the Harlow Council planning committee.
AS part of Harlow Council’s current housebuilding programme, the council converted former supported housing scheme’s common room into a one-bedroom flat. The keys to this home were handed over to Mr and Mrs Abbott on Friday 3 August by Leader of the Council, Councillor Mark Ingall, who congratulated them and wished them luck in their new home.
IT may have escaped your attention but a number of the major planning applications on Harlow’s border continue to be debated and discussed.
THE UK food industry has asked the government to waive aspects of competition law to allow firms to co-ordinate and direct supplies with each other after a no-deal Brexit reports the BBC.