From Toddbrook councillor, Frances Mason TODAY, there is a national outcry about Covid-19 lockdown rules imposed on young students, after a number of outbreaks in University campuses in England and Scotland. This has had a devastating effect on students, many of whom have left home for the first time as well as a worrying time […]
By Local Democracy Reporter AS many as 50 new ambulance staff in the East of England have been unable to start work and drive an ambulance because of hold ups in the testing centres. But this number is likely to grow if there is further delay, as more of the 200 recruits brought in by […]
Sir, Looks like the Tories ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal is still frozen AS the Brexit Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow I campaigned vigorously against the Withdrawal Agreement (WA). It is fundamentally flawed because it annexes Northern Ireland by moving the Irish Border in to the Irish Sea. This is something that Theresa May said she […]
THE HEAD of Passmores Academy has told The Guardian that they have set up his school hall like an exam hall so that a “masterclass” of up to 60 pupils could be taught inside by one teacher plus one or two support staff, if needed.
THE toll of Covid-19 on acute hospital services has been revealed against a backdrop of hundreds of deaths.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has backed Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus Rashford’s call for more free school meals and vouchers. Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Mr Halfon said: “All of us should listen to Marcus Rashford. He has lived through food hunger. “1.4 million children face food poverty. We need to deal with this. “I […]
IT IS vital that County Lines victims get help says The Children’s Society.
AN airline union official says he believes that EasyJet is “hanging by a thread”.
HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has welcomed £1 million in accelerated funding as part of the Towns Fund,
HARLOW Foodbank has produced a video to showcase the vital work that they do in the town. It is harvest time and many feel that the Foodbank will be a vital source of help overs the next six months. This short film is presented by CBBC star and Churchgate Street resident, Hannah-Jane Fox. We will […]
HARLOW PARENTS have urged fellow residents to get behind a petition to help prevent a special needs school from closing early on a Friday. Oak View school in Loughton has had to make the difficult decision to close the school early on a Friday from January 2021 due to cuts from the government. Oak View […]
ON THURSDAY, the Chancellor set out the Government’s Winter Economic Plan to support local businesses and residents in Harlow and the villages through the coronavirus. The measures announced to protect jobs include:
PLANS for close to 50 flats in Harlow Town Centre are set to go before the Harlow Council planning committee. The application is as follows: Erection of residential building ranging between 7 and 9 storeys to provide 49 flats (26 x 1 bed, 21 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed) with associated parking, […]
HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has urged all residents who are eligible for the flu jab to get one this winter, as the Government launches its drive to vaccine 30 million people.
Registration Opens for New Essex Residents’ Panel HARLOW residents, aged 18 and over, are invited to join a new residents’ panel to share their views and opinions on a variety of local issues. The panel, which will be run by Essex County Council, will ask residents about a wide range of issues which could include […]
HEALTH bosses have expressed their concerns as cases of Covid-19 in Harlow have begun to rise again.
GREAT PARNDON residents have called for action to combat speeding motorists after a series of incidents on their roads.
EXPORTERS to the EU face 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent and two-day delays to trade after the Brexit transition period ends, the government has warned reports the BBC. Imports will also be disrupted in January, according to a letter from cabinet minister Michael Gove to the freight industry, seen by BBC News. It also raises the […]
A PLANNING application by a popular trampoline fitness company is set to return to the Harlow Council planning committee.
IT looked like we had come down from the Coronavirus mountain, but unfortunately, some storms are on the way. As the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser set out yesterday, we could face up to 50,000 new cases of the virus in October if we do not act now.
HARLOW Labour members have warmly welcomed Labour leaders, Sir Keir Starmer’s first speech as Labour leader.
IN the last three weeks, schools and colleges in Essex have been able to open full time to all pupils.
PREMIER Inn owner Whitbread has said that it could axe up to 6,000 jobs because of reduced demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reports The Independent.
ALL pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues in England must have a 22:00 closing time from Thursday, to help curb the spread of coronavirus.