Library users prepare for potential legal challenge against Essex County Council

Library users prepare for potential legal challenge against Essex County Council

LIBRARY users from across Essex have instructed leading law firm Watkins and Gunn to give legal advice for a potential legal challenge against Essex County Council. Campaigners believe that the revised library strategy which sees Essex County Council asking volunteers to house and run libraries sees the Council failing in its statutory duty to provide a library service.

Harlow Council set to refurbish Netteswell pond

Harlow Council set to refurbish Netteswell pond

HARLOW Council has announced plans for the restoration of one of the town’s tranquil beauty spots and fishing facilities. The much-loved and iconic Netteswell Pond, off Second Avenue, is to be restored this year with funding from Harlow Council and Essex County Council. The project follows the similar restoration over the last two years of […]

Harlow Council to discuss libraries and respite centre concerns at meeting

Harlow Council to discuss libraries and respite centre concerns at meeting

HARLOW councillors are set to discuss possible closures of libraries and respite centres at their final meeting of the year. The meeting will take place at 7.30pm in the civic offices, Water Gardens, Harlow. Libraries in Harlow Proposed by Councillor Shannon Jezzard (seconded by Councillor Mark Ingall): “This Council is concerned by Essex County Council’s […]

Laura McAlpine responds to Halfon’s vow to ‘clamp down on potholes’.

Laura McAlpine responds to Halfon’s vow to ‘clamp down on potholes’.

HARLOW Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate, Laura McAlpine, has responded to the Your Harlow article “Harlow MP vows to ‘clamp down on potholes’” posted earlier this week. Mr. Halfon had urged local residents to report any potholes to the Council and stated: “Our town and road infrastructure is riddles with potholes, and i want this to change. […]