Magazine Modern Woman inspires a new generation of women in business

By Chloe Walpole / 7th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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BUSINESS woman Rosie Coxshaw is owner of her multimedia brand magazine, Modern Women, which aims to support, motivate and empower women in business and in the work place. After spotting a gap in the market at just 16 years old she realized there was nothing in the media to help women succeed in business so…

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Coronavirus forces summer exams to be cancelled

By Chloe Walpole / 7th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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SUMMER exams have been cancelled in England, Scotland and Wales due to the universal pandemic, Coronavirus. The virus which originates in Wuhan, China, has swept across the nation affecting millions of people, becoming the biggest pandemic since 1918. As a result, modern-day life has come to a necessary halt, affecting how those on their last…

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Harlow crime rates carry on rising according to statistics

By Chloe Walpole / 7th March 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW, which is situated in Essex and sits snug between Hertfordshire and London, is a reasonably new town that provides housing, restaurants, shopping and its fair share of crime. Despite there being an active police station in the centre of Harlow there were still 630 street level crime incidents that occurred in February 2020, according…

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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

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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‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ brings high-end theatre to Harlow Playhouse 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 Citizen’s Advice Bureau helps thousands

By Chloe Walpole / 11th November 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) helps thousands of clients each year with all kinds of emotional and financial support for free as part of the charity’s work. The bureau is funded by the council and there are currently 316 in the country providing free advice in order to make people feel more at ease about…

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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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Chancellor Sajid Javid promises major funding to FE Colleges when he visits Harlow

By Chloe Walpole / 13th October 2019 / 0 Comments

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Sajid Javid visited Harlow College’s £11million Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre to see the work of students and staff. Mr Javid visited the centre, which is based in the college and is used to develop the high technology skillset of local engineering and manufacturing businesses in order to build a better…

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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

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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