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THE leader of the Harlow Labour Group, who is also a councillor for Little Parndon and Hare Street is having a particular battle with Tory-run Essex County Council over potholes and one rather large one in particular. Cllr Vince said: Before the pandemic put pay…

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OUR hearts and prayers go out to the people of Afghanistan as they face fear, uncertainty and for many the loss of possessions and home  We stand alongside those who are experiencing loss and trauma, with families in our own town who remember what it…

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THE CHIEF Executive of Harlow’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau has written to Harlow MP Robert Halfon on the subject of universal credit. Dear Robert, I’m getting in touch on behalf of Citizens Advice Harlow to ask for your support to make the £20-a-week Universal Credit increase permanent for…

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Sir, WE are all acutely aware Climate Change is being driven by human activity that damages the environment and ecology and the release of carbon dioxide. Construction of the bridge barrier crossing will have major and permanent changes with potentially devastating impacts on the Stort…

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Dear Editor, THE summer holiday is supposed to be about relaxing and taking a step away from studying for a bit, but the looming anxiety that often comes with exam results stress can be overwhelming for our young people. From April to June this year…

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A COUPLE of years ago, at a Harlow Council planning meeting, an application for the new Sir Frederick Gibberd College, on the site of the former Passmores school on Tendring Road, was being discussed. At one point, a councillor, who shall remain nameless, asked “where…

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THE leader of the Harlow Alliance Party has reflected on the fall out for planning permission being granted for warehouses in The Pinnacles. Nicholas Taylor said: “A lot has been written in the last few days about the new warehouses at The Pinnacles. What lessons…

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Dear Editor,I HAVE been a long time Labour voter. However, in May, I was impressed and excited by the Conservatives and their plan to “build back better”. I was frustrated with the general state of the town and decided (as did many) to vote for…

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By Rami B I GREW up in Harlow in the 1990s. At that time, Sega Park was in the Harvey Centre, and the old swimming pool was on Mandela Avenue. We had school sports classes at the pool, and I often went with friends on…

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RECENTLY, on the back of a few police stories regarding police pay, a number of readers have made reference to the police solving crimes (or not). On the back of this, we have had a look at Essex Police’s solve rate for a variety of…

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LAST weekend we reported that a woman was taken to hospital after suffering a head injury following an incident in Newhall. A number of people made disparaging comments about Newhall and Church Langley. None of these people appeared to show any concerns regarding the welfare…

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Appreciate More!  FOR this blog, let start with a question to you; who has inspired you to have confidence in yourself?  It might have been:  * A coach shouting encouraging words from the sidelines.  * A teacher who was so impressed with your report that…

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THE simple answer is probably “No”. There is a longer and more in-depth article to be written here but we thought we wanted to write a piece and put the question out for debate. No doubt there are people in Harlow who have had good…

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Dear Editor, I HAVE just purchased Town Design by Sir Frederick Gibberd, published in 1953. It is a seminal book by a far sighted man. Harlow was designed to have two major motorway roads that ran to the west and north to link easily with…

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ON Wednesday afternoon, our editor, Michael Casey went down to Pye Corner in Gilson to interview Neil Warner-Banks about the campaign regarding a road across the River Stort. The interview will be coming up later. As today is YourHarlow’s eighth birthday and history as well…

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An Appeal to Harlow Council DURING the Mark Hall by-election campaign, residents have told me of their fears regarding the potential effect of the proposed River Stort crossing. I’ve spent several hours at the site so I’m aware of the scale of the project and…