Harlow College employees unite for cancer charity fundraiser

By Jake Murphy / 23rd May 2019 / 0 Comments

FIVE Harlow college employees faced their fears and abseiled down the 120 foot Church Langley water tower in aid of Teens Unite. Teens Unite is a charity that gives emotional support to teenagers who have been diagnosed with, are recovering from or who have suffered from cancer. The charity often hold workshops and residential meet-ups…

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Stansted FC – What a difference a year makes.

By Jake Murphy / 5th April 2019 / 0 Comments

TWELVE months ago Stansted FC was preparing for relegation from the Essex Senior League (ESL) and faced possible closure. However, the club has had a dramatic turnaround during the last season and is now in with a chance of promotion to the Isthmian North Division. Stansted FC  play in the ESL the ninth tier of…

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Harlow secondary school student are cleaning up their act

By Jake Murphy / 29th March 2019 / 0 Comments

STUDENTS at Burnt Mill Academy, Harlow, have been working together to tidy up their school grounds. Head girl Georgia Bailey and head boy Matthew Hart felt the school grounds were becoming too untidy due to litter being deposited on the floor. The pair decided to step up a litter picking timetable that would involve all…

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Harlow College teachers to go on strike!

By Jake Murphy / 25th January 2019 / 0 Comments

TEACHERS at Harlow College are going on a strike on Tuesday and Wednesday, claiming Further Education is the poor relation of the education sector. The College will remain open, but members of the University and College Union (UCU) will stage a walk out after more than 50 per cent of Harlow branch members voted for…

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Burnt Mill Academy welcomes back award winning students

By Jake Murphy / 14th December 2018 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy, Harlow, invited last year’s students back to collect their GCSE certificates and other awards of excellence. Former student, Maddie Leadon, who is now a qualified doctor working in Westminster & Chelsea Hospital, returned to the school to inspire the year 11 leavers and their parents and previous teachers. She spoke about her…

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Google gives research tips and tricks at NCTJ Conference in Harlow College

By Jake Murphy / 7th December 2018 / 0 Comments

THE Head of Partnership & Training of Google, Matt Cooke, was at Harlow College to discuss many of the tools Google has to offer and the main talking point was about spotting manipulated video. The two-day NCTJ conference concluded with Matt Cooke‘s speech on how Google is a useful tool for journalists. This information is…

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Harlow Primary School pupils get up close and personal with some penguins at Colchester Zoo

By Jake Murphy / 29th November 2018 / 0 Comments
Harlow Primary Students see penguin at Colchester Zoo

PENGIUNS swam right over pupils from Freshwater Primary Academy when they visited Colchester Zoo recently. Year one & two students learnt many facts about the animals; such as finding out there are 40 types of penguins. The School trip gave pupils the chance to learn information from the zookeepers as well as getting up close…

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Cinema review experience for Harlow Primary Students

By Jake Murphy / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

COOKS Spinney Primary Academy, Harlow, has given years two to six pupils an amazing opportunity to watch films for free and review them at Cineworld Edinburgh Way, Harlow. Headteacher, Neil Stirrat said: “We know the cinema can be really expensive for families and this trip is completely free as we can walk there.” This will…

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Roydon Primary Academy new ICT venture ‘amazing’

By Jake Murphy / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

ROYDON Primary Academy has been given a fantastic opportunity to utilise Burnt Mill Academy’s state of the art ICT department.   Part of the BMAT group, Roydon pupils in each year group have been invited once a term to use BMAT’s ICT suite. This involve a whole day of learning and will incorporate everything the…

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Former Harlow Town footballer talks about depression.

By Jake Murphy / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

DEPRESSION within football has been one of the major talking points within the last 12 months. Harrier reporter Jake Murphy discovered more about this when he interviewed former West Ham United, Swindon Town, QPR, Harlow Town and non league player Bertie Brayley. Depression suddenly hit Brayley, when he was 33. He said “I didn’t know…

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Harlow parents set to rock

By Jake Murphy / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

  BURNT Mill Academy is giving parents the chance to go back to school and learn how to play rock music.   Cristin Casey , director of performing arts at the Harlow academy, is hoping to stage a rock event for parents who have learned to play instruments when they were younger but not kept…

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Pay what you can at the Harlow Playhouse

By Jake Murphy / 14th September 2018 / 0 Comments

PEOPLE who avoid going to the theatre because of the high seat prices have got a chance to attend shows at the Harlow Playhouse as part of a ‘Pay what you can’ scheme. This project is designed to give those who may not be able to afford the normal rates a chance to indulge in…

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Harlow ‘Grime’ duo launch EP

By Jake Murphy / 12th September 2018 / 0 Comments

Reporter Jake Murphy investigates whether the UK Rap/Grime scene is growing or declining with Miracall X Lockaveli , a Grime duo from Harlow GRIME culture within the youth of the UK has been growing in recent years, with acts coming through the ranks on to the mainstream stage. Big Narstie a Harlow Resident and other…

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