Harlow Town Park receives a ‘facelift’ from Harlow Council Volunteers

By Oliver Robinson / 6th June 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council volunteers are transforming Harlow Town Park, meeting once every week at the Walled Garden to give the town a ‘facelift’. Mike Levett, education and volunteer officer, and his group of volunteers began their work in 2014 when the Heritage Lottery Fund put money into the park. Mr Levett spoke of the growth in…

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Harlow College students take over the Gibberd Gallery

By Oliver Robinson / 29th May 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College has experienced tremendous success with 10 students featured in the Gibberd Gallery’s OPEN|OPEN exhibition. Students Beth Wellstead and Chan Chooi were both featured twice in the exhibition. Beth expressed how she felt ‘really proud’ to have her work displayed: “It makes believe in myself that if I carry on going I can push…

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Caridon claims Terminus House is a “solution to the housing crisis” despite soaring crime figures

By Oliver Robinson / 5th April 2019 / 0 Comments

CARIDON Property Group has been accused of cramming ‘vulnerable people’ into ‘rabbit hutch’ flats by politicians and officials in Harlow. Since residents were allowed to move into the building in April 2018, there has been an increase in crime in the area. The ‘Police.UK’ website reported 21 violent or sexual offences in January 2019 in…

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Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, earmarked as one of the top seven in the country for redevelopment

By Oliver Robinson / 1st February 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon, has announced that the town is in the top seven in the country to be considered by the government for a brand new hospital. Mr Halfon said, “I’ve been trying to get a new hospital for years. It is literally falling down and there is sewage coming into the operating theatres.…

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Harlow students learn the importance of dealing with trauma during NCTJ conference

By Oliver Robinson / 7th December 2018 / 0 Comments

JOURNALISTS at the top of their professions addressed the main issues facing the industry in a conference held at Harlow College. Colin Pereira, journalist safety specialist working for the Committee to Protect Journalists, opened the discussion saying, “The problem is when young journalists working crime beats who do not have a good risk assessment who…

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Harlow MP attends grand opening of ‘In the Making’

By Oliver Robinson / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP Robert Halfon and celebrity ‘crafter’ Carley Duff  were special guests when Harlow College students held a grand opening of their shop ‘In the Making’ last week (November 24) in the Harvey Centre. The event followed a successful taster day earlier in the month. Mr Halfon, who is also supporting the project, said, “I love…

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Harlow College students become shop owners for a day

By Oliver Robinson / 29th November 2018 / 0 Comments

SUPPORTED STUDIES students at Harlow College discovered what it is like to run a business when they opened their own store ‘In the Making’ for a taster day selling goods they had made themselves. Louise Cooper, who works within supported studies, gave an insight into how the shop came about: “It started with making things…

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Gas leak causes traffic chaos in Harlow

By Oliver Robinson / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

EDINBURGH Way, Harlow was evacuated after a gas leak was reported this week (September 20). Police evacuated the surrounding shops and the Esso garage yesterday (September 20) with the garage still remaining closed the following day to allow Cadent, the gas company responsible for the repairs, to start work. Cadent press office could not identify…

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