UK lockdown: Wetherspoons across Essex announce reopening following several coronavirus lockdowns

By Skye Stewart / 26th March 2021 / 0 Comments
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FROM April 12 2021, pub chain Wetherspoons will reopen seven branches in Essex, with new rules to account for the gradual easing of Covid-19 restrictions. These include garden seating only for now. The Wetherspoons confirmed to be opening in April are: The Temeraire (Saffron Walden), The Bottle Kiln (Harwich), The Elms (Leigh), The William Aylmer…

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BMAT STEM Academy partners up with Morgan Sindall Construction firm

By Skye Stewart / 27th February 2021 / 0 Comments
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CONSTRUCTION industry specialist firm, Morgan Sindall Construction, has collaborated with BMAT STEM Academy in Harlow.  Pupils at BMAT STEM Academy have been offered the opportunity to take part in a week of virtual work experience as celebrations commenced to honour the latest partnership. The business-focused school aims to provide students KS4 and above with insider…

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Community treasure, Pets’ Corner, will not be broken by lockdowns

By Callum Wells / 17th December 2020 / 0 Comments
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WHEN local headmaster, Mr Tarry, founded Pets Corner 51 years ago, he never could have predicted that the farm, which prides itself on closing its doors only on Christmas Day and Boxing Day under usual circumstances, would one day be temporarily forced to shut due an outbreak of a deadly virus. The farm’s staff today, however,…

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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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Hundreds could lose jobs at Stansted Airport

By Kian Foster / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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NEARLY 400 jobs are at risk at Stansted Airport, following a dramatic decrease in passenger numbers due to the coronavirus. The coronavirus has had a huge impact on everyone’s lives. However, one of the heaviest hit industries has been the travel industry, most noticeably travel by air. Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is planning to cut…

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‘Queen of the Rooms’ Keely Nickolds helps to house Harlow’s vulnerable residents

By Alexander Beaney / 24th January 2020 / 4 Comments
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When you think of a letting agent, you might have a stereotypical image in your head. However, when you meet Keely Nickolds, 34, everything is positively different. Nickolds Property Management, her family-run business, is a letting agency like no other. Uniquely positioned to attract anyone from young professionals and doctors, to people who might be…

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