Harlow students use drama to tackle knife crime and isolation amongst the youth of the town

By Lucy Parish / 7th June 2019 / 0 Comments

KNIFE crime is the central theme of a student-run play coming to The Playhouse in Harlow this June. Mongrel is an interactive play that is written and directed entirely by Harlow College performing arts students Harry Bailey and Leo Shepherd. It is the result of a partnership between Harlow Playhouse and Harlow College. This production…

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Harlow College manager skydives for St Clare Hospice

By Lucy Parish / 6th April 2019 / 0 Comments

A MANAGER at Harlow College is taking part in a 13,000ft tandem skydive to raise money for nearby St Clare Hospice, a charity that cared for his late sister following her 7 month battle with cancer. Fifty-two-year-old Antony Mulney, a minor works manager at the college, aims to raise funds to support the running of…

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Harlow MP Robert Halfon describes closure of Harlow Star Newspaper as a “huge loss of community news”

By Lucy Parish / 25th January 2019 / 0 Comments

THE HARLOW Star Newspaper, which has been in circulation since the 1980s has announced its closure as a result of ‘sustainability issues.’ The newspaper’s publisher Reach plc has claimed that the reason for the closure is a “continued decline” in local print advertising. However the publish states that no editorial redundancies will occur. Robert Halfon,…

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Harlow journalism students meet top industry professionals at conference hosted by the college

By Lucy Parish / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

Journalism student Lucy Parish reports on the event held on November 29 and 30. AN NCTJ journalism skills conference took place at Harlow College to discuss the future of journalism and how the media industry is developing in the modern age. Chairman of the NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists) Kim Fletcher welcomed…

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