Spotlight on Stratton: former Iron Maiden guitarist celebrates more than half a century living the dream

By Chloe Walpole / 24th January 2020 / 0 Comments
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FORMER Iron Maiden guitarist, Dennis Stratton, has performed on stage with some of the world’s leading musicians. Today he is a father and grandfather and lives with his partner Julia in a quiet Essex village near Harlow. He has not forgotten his roots however and still delights fans by touring the UK and Europe playing…

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St Clare Hospice hopes to raise £30,000 after 30 years of amazing work

By Chloe Walpole / 24th January 2020 / 0 Comments
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ST CLARE Hospice, Harlow, will be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and is calling on the community to help raise £30,000 for the charity. Each year the hospice supports and cares for local people who are facing death or suffering from loss and since forming in 1990 has helped more than 15,000 people. To…

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Harlow students inspired by puppy

By Chloe Walpole / 10th January 2020 / 0 Comments
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A VISIT from a small puppy has made a big impact on the students and staff at Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow. The students at the school are fundraising to donate towards a training for puppies run by Guide Dogs for the Blind, after a visit from one of their little helpers, Thor. An…

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Harlow Playhouse’s ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ brings high end theatre to Harlow this Christmas.

By Chloe Walpole / 17th December 2019 / 0 Comments
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ALL the fun of a traditional panto has come to Harlow Playhouse, with men dressed as women, a woman disguised as a cow and lots of classic humour fit for all ages. The theatre’s production of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ had imaginative props, music and acting to bring the story to life. The audience was…

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Harlow College students grill parliamentary candidates.

By Chloe Walpole / 6th December 2019 / 0 Comments
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LOWERING the voting age and making housing affordable for young people were just two of the topics that parliamentary candidates were questioned about by Harlow College students at a Hustings on Thursday. The three parliamentary candidates for the Harlow consistency were Charlotte Cane Lib Dem, Robert Halfon Conservative and Laura McAlpine Labour. Mr Halfon is…

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Harlow College dance students perform emotional show ahead of Anti Bullying Week.

By Chloe Walpole / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College prepared for Anti Bullying Week by showing a riveting performance by the dance students. The Glass Box Studio at the college hosted the performance (directed by Rob Anderson) which used dance and monologue to highlight the dangers of cyber bullying and importance of staying safe on the internet. The show followed the life…

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Harlow journalism’s newest recruit.

By Chloe Walpole / 18th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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BROADCAST journalism tutor for Harlow College, Naomi Channell, is hoping to return to work in June after giving birth to her second child. Naomi, gave birth to her son four weeks ago on September 20th 2019. Her son who she’s called Hadley is the second addition to the family and has an older sister called…

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Harlow College prepares to train thousands at its new construction centre

By Chloe Walpole / 13th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW has been given a huge jobs boost with the opening of a Construction Skills Centre, at the £450m Public Health England Pinnacles site. Set on a 40-acre site, the centre will teach people of all age’s different courses within construction so they have an opportunity to go into full-time work and help build and…

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Harlow College encourages diversity as Black History Month returns.

By Chloe Walpole / 11th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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SALLYANN Abdelmoula, assistant principle at Harlow College, talked with students about the importance of Black History Month. Each October Britain holds Black History Month in which people are encouraged to learn and appreciate other’s and their own differences and ethnicities. Harlow College makes a special effort at this time of year to ensure students and…

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Harlow College Well Fair supports students and staff

By Chloe Walpole / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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REPRESENTATIVES from leading organisations are joining the Student Support Well Fair at Harlow College to raise awareness of the variety of support available for students and staff. In reception on Monday October 7 and Wednesday October 9, Gill Atkinson from student services, has organised representatives from different fields to come in between 10 am- 2…

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Bones discovered at Freshwater Primary, Harlow

By Chloe Walpole / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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CURIOUS children from Freshwater Primary academy in Harlow arrived at school to find the remains of an archaeologist buried in the grounds. The children found a pile of bones along with artefacts including Roman coins, Egyptian trinket boxes, war medals, jewellery and decorated china pots all in the grounds of their primary school. The discovery…

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Elana Xerri

By Chloe Walpole / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments
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ELANA Xerri, 18, is following the footsteps of her press photographer mum and has joined the NCTJ diploma course at Harlow College. After two years of focusing on a journalism at Harlow through the University of the Arts of London, Elana was inspired to pursue a career in the media. Born in Cambridge as a…

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