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Harlow to get new hospital

By Matthew Collings / 11th October 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW is set to have a new hospital to replace the ageing Princess Alexandra as part of a £2.7 billion NHS overhaul.   A total of 40 new hospitals are being proposed for England over the next decade as part of a governmental plan to improve healthcare in England.   Last week, Prime Minister Boris…

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Harow College celebrates Black History Month

By Elana Gilbert / 11th October 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College is promoting Black History Month this October and aims to make every student feel valued regardless of their ethnicity. Black History Month has been celebrated annually in Britain since 1987 to help people understand and honour the legacy and change in society over the years. Journalism students at Harlow College interviewed the assistance…

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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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Bones discovered at Freshwater Primary, Harlow

By Chloe Walpole / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

CURIOUS children from Freshwater Primary academy in Harlow arrived at school to find the remains of an archaeologist buried in the grounds. The children found a pile of bones along with artefacts including Roman coins, Egyptian trinket boxes, war medals, jewellery and decorated china pots all in the grounds of their primary school. The discovery…

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Children from Roydon Primary help Harlow food bank

By Elana Gilbert / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

GENEROUS children from Roydon Primary Academy donated food and their time to those less fortunate. Key stage two students visited a Harlow food bank and when they arrived they were given a tour of the premises. They were also shown the way in which donations are given to those in need. Two school council representatives…

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M11 between Harlow and Stansted to close for six weeks

By Jack Perring / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

DUE to resurfacing plans the M11 is now closed at night  for six weeks between junction 8 and 7 until November 11.   The first three weeks of this closure will affect the M11 northbound from October 1 to October 23.   The next three weeks will affect the M11 Southbound from October 21 to…

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Journalism students discuss major issues facing Harlow Council

By Alexander Beaney / 27th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College students studying for the National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma (NCTJ), met Harlow Council chairman Clive Souter and head of governance, Simon Hill, to find out more about the workings of the council and plans for the future of the town. Alex Beaney, 21, said: “We are very grateful to Cllr…

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Meet the team

By Pamela Jenner / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

EIGHT Harlow College students are hoping to become the new face of the media in the next decade. They have joined the one year National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma course and aim to make ‘fake news’ a thing of the past and ensure that ethical journalism is at the forefront of reporting…

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Students at Harlow College join Global Climate Strike

By Jack Perring / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College has given its students the opportunity to exercise their democratic rights and join with millions of protestors around the world taking part in the Global Climate Strike. Around the country, some school students are rumoured to have been threatened with truancy reports but at Harlow College assistant principal Sallyann Abdelmoula is determined to…

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Former editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, tells Harlow College students the future of the industry is in their hands

By Ryan Hardie / 25th July 2019 / 0 Comments
Alan Rusbridger comes back to Harlow College to speak to inspiring journalism students

TODAY’S journalism students can be a huge influence on the future of the industry according to former editor of the Guardian Alan Rusbridger. Alan spoke to journalism students at Harlow College about his recent book, Breaking News, and told them this was the most exciting time to enter the profession. A former journalism student at…

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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 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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