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A new campaign by the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) offers a range of unpalatable ‘specials’ for anyone tempted to risk drink or drug driving throughout December. The campaign posters are produced in the style of a ‘specials’ boards as used by many pubs and…

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JUNIOR Doctors based at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow will be walking gout on strike on Tuesday (Dec 1st). They are striking amid a bitter pay and conditions row with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Junior doctors will only offer emergency care between 8am on Tuesday…

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THE GRANDSON of Sir Winston Churchill has praised Harlow for keeping the memory of his grandfather alive. Sir Nicholas Soames made the comments on a visit to the Victoria Hall in Old Harlow on Friday night. The hall erected a blue plaque in 2013 to…

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HARLOW Council has welcomed the announcement that Public Health England’s Science Hub is to be extended further from the announcement in September in Harlow after the Chancellor announced the move of PHE’s science facilities from Colindale to the town. This decision follows on from the…

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MP Liam Byrne has spoken for the first time about having ‘loved and lost’ his alcoholic father and how millions of children are still being ‘scarred’ for life by the disease. The Birmingham MP’s father Dermot, 68, died just before the May election and Mr…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has set the record straight over his stance on Junior Doctor Contracts. He said: “I have huge respect for Harlow GPs doctors and consultants. I have seen for myself the enormous amount of hard work junior doctors do at Princess Alexandra…

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ON THURSDAY (Nov 26th) the Prime Minister set out the case for extending British air strikes against ISIL into Syria. He has made clear that this is not about British troops on the ground but about protecting Britain’s national security. The Prime minister also noted…

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PROVIDING more one and two bedroom homes, more suitable housing for the increasing population of older people and addressing the under-occupation of existing homes in the district are some of the key recommendations from a recent report approved for use by the Executive at East…

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ESSEX Youth Offending Service is searching for volunteers to help prevent crime in the community committed by young people during International Restorative Justice Week and aims to repair harm between the victim and the offender. This enables young offenders to face the consequences of their…

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IT has been fifty years since the Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill passed away at the grand age of 90 on 24 January 1965. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s death, his grandson, Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP, will visit Harlow on Friday…

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PLANS to give people in Greater Essex a bigger say in how their local areas are governed are underway as part of the devolution deal with Government. Transferring power and money away from Westminster to Greater Essex are part of the deal being explored by…

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ON Wednesday, as part of the Government’s Spending Review the Chancellor set out plans for the future of Local Government funding. Today Councillor Jon Clempner, Leader of the Council has said: “After yesterday’s announcement about local government funding there remains considerable uncertainty about the future…

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A HARLOW police officer has been dismissed after he failed to act on an allegation of rape from a vulnerable woman. Pc Mark Smith, who was based in the Harlow and Loughton Local Policing Team, was dismissed over failings related to an incident in Harlow.…

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Following the Chancellors Autumn Statement Today Harlow MP Robert Halfon welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to families, workers, housing, our NHS and Harlow. Families: – -The State pension will rise by £3.35 to £119.30, which is the biggest real terms rise in the basic state pension…

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Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council, said: “The emerging picture is that local government has been hit very hard – so much so the Chancellor did not even mention the reduction to our budgets in his speech. The very significant reduction in our…

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ESSEX Police is adopting a wait-and-see policy after the Chancellor George Osborne announced no real-terms cuts in force budgets in England and Wales in his Autumn Spending Review. Mr Osborne the House of Commons the Government’s spending on police is to rise by £900m by…