LAST night (21 May) history was made as Harlow Council held its first ever council meeting virtually which was also streamed live on You Tube.
Harlow Council continues to provide services during coronavirus outbreak that residents and businesses need.
HARLOW Council continues to provide services during the national coronavirus outbreak that residents and businesses need. This is thanks to the efforts of council staff and contractor staff. Council staff are either still coming into the workplace or are working from home. Some council staff have been redeployed to help run new services to support […]
NEW government guidance issued today advises councils to consider letting “small and medium-sized [SME] developers” defer their Section 106 and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) obligations.
HARLOW Town Football Club is a mobile testing site for COVID-19 this week.
LATE last week, it was confirmed to Robert Halfon MP by Essex County Council that there will be a Covid-19 testing site in Harlow. The news came after a joint cross-party effort from Robert Halfon MP and the leader of Harlow Council, Mark Ingall.
I WOULD like to thank Nicholas Taylor for his suggestion that a permanent memorial is created in future in memory of all those who worked in the NHS and other front line services who have lost their lives whilst trying to keep the rest of us safe.
HARLOW Council is aware that residents may currently be struggling to dispose of their garden waste, as collections are currently suspended and the Household Waste & Recycling Centre (The Dump) at River Way is closed until further notice.
HARLOW Council has written and sent emails to all 840 businesses in the town considered to be eligible for the government’s small business and the retail, hospitality and leisure grants.
LOCAL authorities in England have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology from Saturday (4 April 2020). The government has temporarily removed the legal requirement for local authorities to hold public meetings in person during the coronavirus pandemic. This will enable councils to make effective and […]
THE consultation on the main modifications to Harlow’s Local Plan, proposed by the independent Planning Inspector, has been extended to 31 May 2020 due to the national coronavirus situation.
Harlow Council leader delivers hand sanitizers to hard working bin men and thanks all those on front line
ON Monday Councillor Mark Ingall, Leader of Harlow Council delivered a supply of hand sanitizer to Veolia, the company that empties Harlow’s bins.
HARLOW Community Hub helpline offers phone support, reassurance and advice to the most vulnerable residents in Harlow – primarily those without internet access or support networks.
HARLOW Council has been working closely with local charity Streets2Homes and a local letting agent to encourage rough sleepers into accommodation.
THE leaders of both political parties at Harlow Council are urging Harlow residents to follow the prime minister’s call for everyone to stay at home and away from others, if at all possible, during the current national coronavirus situation.
THIS morning we have taken the difficult but right decision to close all our playgrounds until further notice. These closures are in the interests of everyone’s health and safety and is to ensure social distancing and limit the spread of the coronavirus.
HARLOW Council has taken a number of actions today as a result of the national coronavirus situation.
THE DEPUTY leader of the Harlow Conservatives has asked Harlow Council whether they have drawn up any form of contingency plan in the light of the Cornonavirus across the globe.
HARLOW Council is to drop the cost of its fortnightly garden waste collection by more than a half from £96 a year to £42 a year.
HARLOW Council met on Thursday January 30th 2020. Each item will be broke down into issue-sized films and published over the next few days.
A MAN from Leicester has been prosecuted for environmental offences committed in Harlow and fined a total of over £600 following successful action taken by Harlow Council.
A COMPANY seeking to convert an office block into flats in Harlow has had their bid turned down by Harlow Council.
BACK in July the council pledged to plant 1,000 trees over the next year as part of a number of commitments to tackle climate change. The pledge received cross-party support when councillors declared a climate emergency. A grand total of 5,118 have been planted by the council since the end of November.
HARLOW Council’s ruling Labour Cabinet held their first meeting of the year on Thursday night.
Harlow Council doing its bit for the environment by reducing the use of single-use plastic across public buildings.
AS part of the climate emergency declared last year, the council committed to eliminating the use of single-use plastics across all its public council buildings by January 2020, ahead of the national implementation date of April 2020.