Harlow College re-opens following third national lockdown

By Matt North / 26th March 2021 / 0 Comments
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ON MARCH 8 schools and colleges were allowed to re-open as the government began to ease lockdown restrictions in the planned roadmap out of lockdown. Since the turn of the year, it has been a tough time for both students and staff of schools and colleges, having to do lessons all from home on either…

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Mark Hall Academy students take part in Tokyo challenge

By Matt North / 12th February 2021 / 0 Comments
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STUDENTS and staff at Mark Hall Academy, in Harlow, are taking part in a virtual trip to Tokyo as part of a challenge during the third national lockdown. The mission was set at the start of lockdown for the school to either run, walk or cycle the 9,254 kilometres it takes to get to Tokyo,…

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Freshwater Primary Academy children enjoy break from lockdown learning

By Matt North / 12th February 2021 / 0 Comments
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CHILDREN at a Harlow school used a traditional game of hide and seek to give them a break from lockdown learning. The pupils of parents who are key workers, are still attending Freshwater Primary Academy, during the partial school closures and have been working with resident artist and high-level teaching assistant Karen Hopps. Pebbles, painted…

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Tuchel denied dream debut as Chelsea held by Wolves

By Matt North / 27th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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It wasn’t to be the perfect start for new boss Thomas Tuchel as Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at home to Wolves. The Blues had dominated the match throughout but just couldn’t break down a stubborn Wanderers meaning both sides had to settle for a point as it ended Chelsea 0-0 Wolves. In…

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Abraham bags hat-trick as Chelsea reach FA Cup fifth round

By Matt North / 24th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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CHELSEA progressed to the FA Cup fifth round with a convincing 3-1 win over Championship side Luton. The Blues broke the deadlock early on through Tammy Abraham before the striker headed home a second not long later. However, Jordan Clark pulled a goal back for the away side to keep the Hatters very much in…

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Late Mount goal enough for Chelsea to see off ten man Fulham

By Matt North / 17th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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A SECOND half goal from Mason Mount helped Chelsea towards a 1-0 win away at West London neighbours Fulham. The Blues started the game on top and were unlucky not to have broken the deadlock following a number of chances. However, the Whites were reduced to ten men just before the break as Antonee Robinson…

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Sport in Uttlesford given boost following new 3G pitches proposal

By Matt North / 8th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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The Football Foundation has put forward a proposal to provide six 3G pitches for the Uttlesford community. There will also be a potential improvement to 21 playing fields along with five changing facilities. The overall cost for all of this will be in the region of £7.5 million. A 3G pitch is an all-weather pitch…

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Late Warman goal enough for Enfield to defeat Hoddesdon

By Matt North / 17th December 2020 / 0 Comments
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Alex Warman scored the only goal of the game as Enfield returned to winning ways with a 1-0 win over Hoddesdon. In an entertaining affair at the R&D Advisors Stadium, both sides had chances to take the lead in the first half but neither were able to find the back of the net. Meanwhile, Enfield…

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Stansted hold out for one goal victory over Woodford

By Matt North / 11th December 2020 / 0 Comments
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A first half goal from captain Billy Coyne proved enough for Stansted as they defeated bottom-of-the-table Woodford Town 1-0. In what was their first match back since the second national lockdown, the Airportmen dominated the first half and took the lead thanks to a goal from Coyne as they had a one goal advantage at…

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Harlow

By Matt North / 4th December 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS THE nation came out of a second national lockdown, COVID cases are still rising in Harlow as the town has faced the largest week-on-week spike in England. Not only that, data has shown a huge rise in the R rate of infection in Harlow with residents being urged to stay safe and follow government…

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Women’s football set to cure lockdown boredom

By Matt North / 13th November 2020 / 0 Comments
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Harlow Harrier sports editor Matt North is encouraging readers to watch women’s football. FOR MANY football lovers, the international break is never an enjoyable one. With top leagues such as the Premier League and Championship not in action, there is very little to watch. Of course you have the international matches such as the UEFA…

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Bishop’s Stortford take down St Albans to reach first round of the FA Cup

By Matt North / 27th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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Report by sports editor Matt North FOR the first time in almost seven years, Bishop’s Stortford are through to the FA Cup first round following a dominant victory over St Albans City. The step three side took a surprise early lead against the National League South side as Darren Foxley netted following a goalkeeping error.…

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Stansted and Cockfosters share the points in entertaining draw

By Matt North / 27th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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Report by Harrier sports editor Matt North An enthralling match at Hargrave Park saw 3rd place Stansted draw 1-1 with 2nd placed Cockfosters. The away side were on top in the first half as they were unlucky not to go in front with it being goalless at the break as neither could find a goal.…

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Rise in Covid cases sees Essex placed into high alert level

By Matt North / 16th October 2020 / 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc across the country this year and once again it has struck but this time it is closer to home in Essex. Ever since the UK went into a nationwide lockdown, things haven’t been the same and despite restrictions easing, it is looking like we are going backwards due to…

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Hammond secures dramatic derby win for ten-man Stansted

By Matt North / 15th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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Harrier Sports Editor Matt North reports: STANSTED claimed the bragging rights on derby day after defeating rivals Saffron Walden 2-1 in an entertaining affair at Hargrave Park. Moses Carvalho put the Airportmen in front in the first half before Billy Jones levelled for the Bloods not long later. Just before the break, Stansted were reduced…

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