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WITH just under three weeks to go before the General Election, all the candidates continue to campaigning across Harlow and the villages. On Saturday morning, we caught up with the Conservative candidate, Hannah Ellis. On Friday night, she had been out in Great Parndon and…

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WHEN the list of candidates set to fight the General Election of 2024 came out we were already familiar with the names of Hannah Ellis (Cons), Chris Vince (Lab), Yasmin Gregory (Green), Riad Mannan (Lib Dem) and Malcolm Featherstone (Reform). When we saw the name…

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FORMER Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has made a passionate plea to Harlow residents to back Conservative candidate, Hannah Ellis, on Thursday 4th July in the General Election. In a video message to the town, Boris urged residents to vote for Hannah Ellis saying she will…

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REFORM UK continue to campaign around the town in the run up to the General Election. The candidate, Malcolm Featherstone will not be bouyed by recent opinion polls that put Reform UK ahead of the Conservatives. Malcom said: “We had a street stall on Wednesday…

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LABOUR candidate Chris Vince has been writing an election diary as he fights to be the next MP for Harlow. “IT is now over three weeks since the General Election was called, since then we’ve spoken to thousands of residents across Harlow and the villages…

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THERE are just five days left for voters who want to take part in the general election to register to vote. Eligible voters have until the deadline of 23.59 Tuesday 18 June to get their application in. Since the election was called, nearly 1.5 million…

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LABOUR has pledged to fund councils to repair up to a million potholes a year in England. The party said it would give “multi-year funding settlements to local leaders” to fix broken roads, seeking to end what it called a “sticking plaster approach” to repairs. …

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Dear Editor,  THE General Election is in less than a month, so there’s a chance we’ll soon be seeing prospective political candidates and their supporters on our high street or knocking on our doors.  This gives us a chance to speak to individuals from all…

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THE Green Party have launched their manifesto designed to “invest to mend broken Britain.”   The manifesto pledged: “A fairer, greener tax system will raise tens of billions of pounds by asking super-rich multimillionaires and billionaires to pay more, equalising the treatment of income from work…

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Dear Editor, I HEAR mention that people call Reform far right, this is an error that the BBC made and have since apologised for. Please do not listen to the BBC or even one medium for your information on a party. Look at the manifesto…

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THE LABOUR candidate for Harlow has thanked an army veteran after they wrote a letter expressing their disappointment at Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak’s early exit from D-Day commemorations in Normandy, France. Chris Vince said: “I would like to start by thanking Lance Corporal Rose Morris…

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FORMER HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has made a heartfelt endorsement of the Conservative candidate at next month’s General Election, Hannah Ellis. In a three minute party political piece, Mr Halfon details why voters on July 4th should back Ms Ellis. Mr Halfon said: “Now, more…

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Is it D-Day for Sunak? LAST week, the entire country, its veterans and those of its allies were dealt a disgraceful and unforgivable snub by the outgoing PM Rishi Sunak. Having attended the first part of the D-Day commemorations, Mr Sunak left early and returned…

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Dear Editor, ON MONDAY, we launched the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the 2024 General Election; and it is packed full of practical proposals to help Harlow residents live their best lives. We have put the NHS and Social Care at the heart of our plans;…

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WE could not help noticing that Labour candidate Chris Vince and his team have been on the doorstep in areas such as Sheering, Hatfield Heath and Hatfield Broad Oak. One has to remember that the constituency stretches out to just before Takeley on the A120.…

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Dear Editor, Whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast this morning (9 June) my letter box rattled and a white fronted leaflet from the Reform Party lay on the doormat. I was intrigued by their slogans on the rear of the leaflet: “Control our borders” and “Get…