Harlow votes Conservative, Halfon returns

By William Spalding / 13th December 2019 / 0 Comments

CONSERVATIVE Robert Halfon increased his vote share by 9.4 per cent in the General Election, adding up to his total share of 63.5 per cent of the vote in Harlow.   This result comes after weeks of hard campaigning from the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrat candidates with Hustings across the constituency. However, the…

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Aspiring Harlow footballers experience the big game in London

By William Spalding / 15th November 2019 / 0 Comments

STUDENTS and parents at a Harlow school were able to watch a professional football game for free. Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) organised the trip, in which 55 student watched a West Ham vs. Tottenham Hotspur women’s game. The aim of the trip was to encourage people, especially young people, to take an interest in…

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Rising level of child poverty in Harlow

By William Spalding / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments

THE HARLOW child poverty rate for children is rising, with 31 per cent of all children in the area in poverty, according to a report conducted by Loughborough University. But Harlow Council chairman Clive Souter said “I don’t think Harlow has got a large child poverty area. There are certain areas that need improvement but…

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A whole new world for Harlow

By William Spalding / 19th October 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Town Council chair, Cllr Clive Souter, says that Harlow’s prospects are looking up. Speaking to Journalism students from Harlow College, Cllr Souter said:  “Wages are creeping up. There are more jobs. There are good parts of Harlow and bad parts but we are now getting back to the good parts.” Cllr Souter has lived…

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Students support Harlow Hospital in drive to improve NHS

By William Spalding / 11th October 2019 / 0 Comments

SIX students helped Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow with quality improvement projects. The Year 11 students, from BMAT STEM Academy, took part in improving patient outcomes and worked with hospital staff to learn about the skills of presentation. They presented their work to the staff of the hospital. A result of this the students are being…

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Roydon School gets new computer suite

By William Spalding / 1st October 2019 / 0 Comments

ROYDON Primary Academy has refurbished a former break out space into a 20 computer strong IT room. The academy used to outsource its IT needs to BMAT STEM, but now students can do the IT curriculum in house. Head teacher Michael Clark said: “It is wonderful to have a tool Roydon has never had before.…

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Matthew Collings

By William Spalding / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

A STUDENT at Harlow College has big plans studying journalism.  Matthew Collings , aged 18, expressed his enthusiasm for studying at one of the nation’s top journalism schools. Matt said he wants to “experience new things and explore options” whilst studying journalism at Harlow. The Church Langley bred student has already studied A-Levels at Harlow…

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