“Don’t Re-open Schools” motorcade tours Harlow

“Don’t Re-open Schools” motorcade tours Harlow

CARS adorned with posters opposing the planned re-opening of schools took to the roads of Harlow on Monday (25 May). The motorcade toured local schools to the accompaniment of a steady stream of chants delivered by megaphone. The slogans included: “No Going Back to School Until It’s Safe”, “Keep Our Children Safe”, and “Keep Teachers and Other Staff Safe”.

Funding available to help support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Funding available to help support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Funding available to help support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence UP to £620,000 is available to help victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence. Charities, groups and organisations working to support those who have experienced these awful crimes can apply for money via the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner […]

Harlow MP Robert Halfon defends PM adviser after lockdown travel

Harlow MP Robert Halfon defends PM adviser after lockdown travel

HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has come to the defence of prime minister’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, after it emerged Mr Cummings travelled from London to his parents’ home in Durham with coronavirus symptoms during lockdown. Mr Cummings and his wife, who was also unwell, stayed at his parents’ home while self-isolating. Labour demanded No 10 […]

Blogpost: Mental Health and the Covid-19 pandemic

Blogpost: Mental Health and the Covid-19 pandemic

AS it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, I wanted to touch upon those struggling with their mental health as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Although there are those of us that already have experience of poor mental health, for many people the changing circumstances of lockdown have meant there are new challenges for people to face.

Harlow Council continues to provide services during coronavirus outbreak that residents and businesses need.

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 […]