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A SCHOOL in Harlow gives out homework to Year 7 History students at the beginning of their secondary school career. The eleven-year-olds are tasked with learning about the background to the street where they live. It gives the children who live in Great Brays an…

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THE LEADER of the Harlow Labour group has made an appeal to bin bosses Veoila over possible strike action. Councillor Chris Vince said: “I am writing as leader of the Labour group, local councillor for Little Parndon and Hare Street and as a resident of…

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HARLOW Council Leader Russell Perrin’s proposal to re-name Allende Avenue is a disgrace.   In 1970, a socialist called Salvador Allende was elected as President of Chile, which was once known as “the England of South America” on account of its tradition of democratic freedoms. The…

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SINCE the announcement of the 2022 Womens Tour of Britain being announced as starting and finishing in Harlow, I have seen no end of negative comments about the Town being blocked and inconvenience caused by road closure etc. People of this Town should embrace this…

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THE average voter turnout in Harlow wards for the May 5th local election was just 29%. However this isn’t unusual for local elections. Why, then, are so many who are registered to have their say, so apathetic when it comes to local politics? I put the…

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JUST like Peter Scally I have become very frustrated with the response I have received from a Council but in this case it is Harlow Council. I was given the name of a Council officer by Contact Harlow as the person who is responsible for…

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IT takes courage to stand for election. Most candidates do it because they want to represent their communities. They want to help residents tackle local issues, even if that means applying pressure indirectly to Essex County Council to fix those reprehensibly record-breaking potholes. We stand…

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DEAR Editor, now all the fuss has died down from last weeks local election I would like to add my thanks and appreciation to my community of Hare street and Little Parndon. To those who voted regardless of who you voted for,I extend my thanks…

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DEAR Editor, I stuck to my guns and I spoilt my ballet on Election Day. The reason for this is because I don’t have any faith or trust in any of the parties who have put candidates up for the council elections today. The Tories…

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EVERY year on 12 May we mark the contribution of the incredible nursing workforce across our region as part of International Nurses’ Day. This day is very important to all of us as we work through challenging times. It’s a day to say thank you…

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I WOULD like to express my gratitude and appreciation to my constituents in Sumners and Kingsmoor ward who have once again put their trust in me to represent them.  As well as the big issues in the ward such as West Sumners and Barbara Castle…

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I WOULD like to express my sincere thanks to all who voted for me on 5th May, it is a huge honour to have been elected to serve my fellow residents as Labour Councillor for Netteswell. I am delighted to be joining my wonderful Netteswell…

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THANK you to everyone in Harlow who came out and voted Labour in the May local elections.  Your support genuinely means a great deal to all our candidates whether they were elected or not. Winning five seats, plus coming so close in some others, is a…

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Dear Editor, I would like to thank everyone who voted in Old Harlow, Churchgate Street, Gilden Park and Newhall on Thursday. It is a privilege to be returned to serve the community where I live and grew up. The election result in Old Harlow reflected…

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The Conservatives The Harlow Conservatives looked in celebratory mood on Thursday night and who can blame them. They have retained control of the council for a second year and can crack on with their plans. Conservative Vote: 2018: 8,325 2019: 5,762 2021: 11,785 2022: 8,925…

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Dear Editor, I’M not a supporter of any single political party, but have been inclined towards the Conservatives until more recent times. I consider the Conservatives (nationally) made a big mistake in choosing our present PM as the UK leader because he is not regarded…