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Dear Editor, MANY people may be unaware that overseas nurses working across the NHS in Essex are having to pay hundreds of pounds to access the very services they are helping provide. Having to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge to be able to use NHS…

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Dear Editor, ALMOST every weekday, Church Langley Residents, (and anyone entering Church Langley) are faced with major delays getting out of the area onto the A414. This situation has been getting progressively worse for several years, yet Conservative controlled Essex County Council have done nothing…

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THE newsdesk is often asked by defendants and/or their families to take court stories down. Sometimes they are angry to see their name online. We can understand why they are upset – going to court is traumatic enough without appearing in your local, or sometimes…

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Sir As Councillor for Little Parndon and Hare Street I am very concerned to hear about the proposed cuts by Essex County Council to the Maples respite centre. This centre provides vital respite services to parents with children with complex needs and I personally oppose…

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Dear Sir, With reference to the recent news item from my MP, Robert Halfon 1. You don’t think we are ‘getting value for money out of the £39 billion divorce bill’. This is just a settling of accounts. What value for money would the UK…

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Dear Sir, As the festive period draws close and people begin writing cards to their loved ones, thousands of people across the UK will also be writing messages to people suffering human rights abuses around the world. Amnesty’s annual Write for Rights campaign is based…

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Sir, HARLOW MP Robert Halfon says, and I quote, ‘Everything I have done since the referendum has been to fulfil the pledge to ensure that we leave the EU”. This statement misleads the People of Harlow, because he has not said anything against the so-called…

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Dear Sir, Are Harlow Council tenants’ being short-changed in respect of housing repairs? I would suggest they are: Why? Well the current list of repairs made the responsibility of the tenant has been increasing over many years and now consists of three pages of A4…

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Dear Sir, Crime and antisocial behaviour at the Oasis Hotel IT HAS been another eventful weekend at the Oasis. Commuters emerging from Harlow Mill station on Friday evening were greeted by immigration enforcement vans on what seemed to be a significant raid. Saturday afternoon saw…

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Dear Sir, FOLLOWING being elected onto the Council on Thursday night, I would like to extend my gratitude to all the people of Netteswell who voted for me. It’s an absolute honour to be able to represent the people of Netteswell on the Council, and…

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OUR editor was in the Republic of Ireland last week. On a brighter autumnal day, he decided to pop across the border (between Cavan and Clones) and post a little v-log.

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Sir, The report into offices being converted into flats is another example of an incompetent Labour administration at Harlow Council. 1. They could have taken legal action far earlier so that anyone wanting to convert offices across the whole town would need to seek planning…

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Reflections from the Co-Operative Party Conference, Bristol 2018 – ‘Keeping the Harlow £ in Harlow’ By Frances Mason I arrived at the ‘Unleashed’ Co-Operative Party Conference in Bristol hoping to come away with new ideas to bring back to Harlow. You may be wondering who…

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Blogspot: Why Volunteer? By Nishall Garala AFTER working the community for many years, I gained a passion about volunteering, so this week’s blog is going to be themed about why one should volunteer. Make a Difference Volunteering, at home or abroad, gives you the chance…

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Op-Ed BY Michael Casey I DON’T often break cover in my news pieces. Across both my on-line newspapers, I have published close to 45,000 stories. Most stories are attributed to “Staff Reporter”, in the manner of The Economist. It is the words that matter not…

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SHANNON Jezzard is the new candidate for Netteswell Ward in the May 2018 local elections. Shannon is pictured centre proudly holding a copy fo the Morning Star. Shannon’s feedback as a first time delegate is outlined below: “With the end to this year’s Labour Party…