Slimming World experts share the secrets to weight loss success

By Leah Grace / 21st May 2020 / 0 Comments
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MORE people than ever are losing weight by following Slimming World’s simple steps. Being part of a group and sharing problems is the key to successful weight loss, according to Slimming World but how accurate is it? In 1969, Margaret Miles-Bramwell the founder of Slimming World created the weight-loss organisation. This has become a popular…

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Harlow mum left ‘Scared’ after receiving high-risk covid-19 letter

By Leah Grace / 21st May 2020 / 0 Comments

A HARLOW Mum has described her anxiety on receiving one of the government letters stating that she was in the special high-risk group for Coronavirus. There are an estimated 1.5 million ‘high risk’ people in the United Kingdom, many of whom have received letters to shield, telling them they are vulnerable and should self-isolate for…

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Former Harlow drama student makes Mischief

By Leah Grace / 20th May 2020 / 0 Comments

FORMER Harlow College drama student Dave Hearn has described how he made it to the top as a founding member of award-winning Mischief Theatre. Opening up about how his career has brought him success Dave said, “I started acting quite late when I was about 17. I did not really take performing that seriously. One…

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Harlow’s key workers are trying to cope with the coronavirus pandemic

By Leah Grace / 21st April 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS OF April 13, Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Harlow reported that 118 people had died with coronavirus, the youngest being 19 and the oldest being 95. Neonatal Nursery Nurse at PAH Tara Newell said; “There is a new visiting schedule which means only one parent can visit their child at one time for only…

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Harlow Students give their teachers a hair-raising experience

By Leah Grace / 21st March 2020 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College male teachers took a walk-in female shoes when they got their legs waxed in hope to raise money for the supported studies team in hope of a new kitchen for students. The event which saw seven participants part with their leg hair and some arm hair too was put together by the students…

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BBC Look East editor Nikki O’Donnell meets Harlow’s aspiring Journalists

By Leah Grace / 20th February 2020 / 0 Comments
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JOURNALISM students were urged to ‘never give up’ and keep asking questions, when BBC Look East editor Nikki O’Donnell visited Harlow College. She spoke about the opportunities for young people within the industry and said “We need people who come from different backgrounds who can bring new ideas. Just go for it, don’t give up,…

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Former Harlow College tutor retires from being the ‘hidden voice’ of NCTJ exams

By Leah Grace / 23rd January 2020 / 0 Comments
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THE VOICE of National Council of Training of Journalism (NCTJ) shorthand exams, Jackie Deering spoke to journalism student Leah Grace about how her secretarial job led to a successful career in shorthand. Jackie became the first shorthand audio exam reader in 2016, at the start of the evolution of audio exams, but now four years…

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BMAT Sixth Form opens its doors to new students

By Leah Grace / 10th January 2020 / 0 Comments

BMAT Sixth Form has launched its new curriculum package to cater for any path students want to take after they finish GCSE’s. Families flocked to Epping St John’s and BMAT STEM during their open events to hear more about how the unique sixth form gives young people the opportunity to study both academic and vocational…

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Robert Halfon’s Passion for Politics

By Leah Grace / 22nd October 2019 / 0 Comments
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CONSERVATIVE Parliamentary candidate and former MP for Harlow town, Robert Halfon decided at the age of 10 he wanted to become a politician. On November 8, in the run up to the General Election, Robert Halfon revealed his ambitions when he met journalism students at Harlow College for an informal visit. He told them, “When…

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Alex Beaney

By Leah Grace / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College student Alex Beaney, is embarking on a new life as a journalist having graduated in English from Nottingham University. Homebody Alex, aged 21, left his small town life in Saffron Walden to study three hours away in Nottingham. He said “I wanted independence and to gain confidence and I felt moving away would…

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