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Dear Editor, I READ with interest the article in Your Harlow a couple of weeks ago that had the astonishing headline that our MP Robert Halfon had secured over a million pounds worth of funding for Harlow’s homelessness. I think this claim by our MP…

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Dear Sir  I WAS concerned by the response of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Chief Executive as it seemed to me that he played down the seriousness of the CQC’s findings in their latest inspection report. For whilst the overall score for the hospital was found…

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By Jo Mears CREATE space and safe areas for your dog.Here are some things you can do if your dog does become agitated or nervous during the fireworks:• Make sure they have something to do, a tasty bone or a stuffed kong.• Try to distract…

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Dear Editor, MP Robert Halfon’s assertion that universities should focus only on helping students secure jobs left me scratching my head. Young people across Harlow have recently moved out of their parents’ homes and into student accommodation; many of them are the first to attend…

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Dear Editor, WITH Christmas approaching it is likely that a large number of electrical goods will be given as presents, but will people take the time to register them with the manufacturer? The registration of these items allows manufacturers to notify customers of any defects…

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Sir, Dear Editor, OVER the past few weeks we have been treated to an outpouring of the newly discovered green credentials of our MP Robert Halfon. His professed dismay at the proposed second Stort crossing and it’s environmental impact have this week been exposed as…

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Dear Editor, THE announcement this week of our government’s Net Zero Strategy, detailing its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050, contains a hasty and ambitious investment in heat pumps with a target of 600,000 heat pump installation s each year by 2028 in…

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Opinion Piece A FEW weeks ago, Harlow MP Robert Halfon was on the Broad Walk in Harlow Town Centre, meeting and discussing constituency issues with residents. Since being made a candidate in 1999, he is regularly seen there. Whilst he was there, a small group…

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Dear Editor, THE Parliamentary joint Science & Technology and Health & Social Care Committees’ 150 page report examining the UK’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic was published today (12 October) and makes useful reading given its 38 recommendations. Sadly, the mainstream media have turned a…

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JUST a quick request. We do appreciate the debates and comments that are underneath many of our stories. Some people write just one line and some write the odd essay (Hello Ed!). It is an important part of the interaction in a digital newspaper. We…

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Dear Editor THE fact that reading Councillor Vince’s letter left me more bemused than he could ever be as it is blatantly obvious that he didn’t read either of my letters preferring to use the crisis that GPs and Health centres find themselves to try…

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THE LEADER of the Harlow Labour group has criticised the comments regarding GP access by Conservative councillor Nick Churchill. Councillor Chris Vince said: “I was bemused by the letters written by Cllr Churchill berating our GPs and then going on to criticise our NHS.  Has…

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Dear Editor, LOOKING at the 2021 ‘A’ results table for Essex schools and academies published on the BBC website, it is interesting to note that the top performing schools in the county are selective entry grammar schools such as Colchester Royal Grammar, Colchester High School…

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Dear Editor. IN the run up to the May Council elections earlier this year, Harlow’s Conservatives spent a lot of money on election literature promising an immediate reveiw of Council tax, leading to a cut in bills and money back to bill payers. Five months…

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Dear Editor, I know that parking is a major issue in Harlow but could I please make people aware that parking on fire hydrants could slow the emergency services from tackling house fires. It is possible that people are not aware that a drain cover…

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Editor, I WAS interested to read that Robert Halfon MP has lobbied Greater Anglia to make improvements to all of the train stations in Harlow and cut the cost of commuting. It correct to say that it is up to Greater Anglia to improve stations.…