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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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Conservative Julie Marson wins Hertford and Stortford in General Election

By Matthew Collings / 13th December 2019 / 0 Comments

THE CONSTITUENCY of Hertford and Stortford has voted for Julie Marson of the Conservative party as its MP in the 2019 general election.   Nationally, the Conservatives achieved a majority with 364 seats – 47 seats more than they needed to achieve the 325 winning threshold.   Julie Marson won with 33,712 votes and a…

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Conservative Kemi Badenoch increases majority in Saffron Walden

By Alexander Beaney / 13th December 2019 / 0 Comments

KEMI Badenoch was re-elected as the Saffron Walden Conservative MP in the 2019 general election, with a total vote share of 63 per cent. Just under 40,000 voters (an increase of 1.2 per cent from 2017) voted for the Conservative party in the Essex constituency which has been Tory since the 1930s. In a Twitter…

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Harlow College students grill parliamentary candidates.

By Chloe Walpole / 6th December 2019 / 0 Comments

LOWERING the voting age and making housing affordable for young people were just two of the topics that parliamentary candidates were questioned about by Harlow College students at a Hustings on Thursday. The three parliamentary candidates for the Harlow consistency were Charlotte Cane Lib Dem, Robert Halfon Conservative and Laura McAlpine Labour. Mr Halfon is…

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Citizens Advice Bureau supports Harlow residents

By Elana Xerri / 30th November 2019 / 0 Comments

CITIZENS Advice Harlow is a charity that helps thousands of people in the community to resolve their legal, money and a huge variety of other issues by providing free and supportive advice. The Charity is run by both paid workers and volunteers, who all work hard together to ensure that everyone’s needs are hopefully resolved.…

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid visits Harlow College

By Elana Xerri / 22nd November 2019 / 0 Comments

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Sajid Javid visited Harlow College to see its £11m Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (HAMEC) and speak to students and staff. He was joined by the principle of Harlow College, Karen Spencer and Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harlow, Robert Halfon. A third of the funding for this centre came from the…

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Harlow College dance students perform emotional show ahead of Anti Bullying Week.

By Chloe Walpole / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College prepared for Anti Bullying Week by showing a riveting performance by the dance students. The Glass Box Studio at the college hosted the performance (directed by Rob Anderson) which used dance and monologue to highlight the dangers of cyber bullying and importance of staying safe on the internet. The show followed the life…

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Harlow School of Journalism ‘best in the country’ – Robert Halfon

By Matthew Collings / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW is set to become the public health science capital of the world according to Robert Halfon, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harlow and its MP until parliament was dissolved this month, November.   At a meeting with students from Harlow College School of Journalism he said “No-one does public health like we do. We are…

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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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Harlow College prepares to train thousands at its new construction centre.

By Chloe Walpole / 24th October 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW has been given a huge jobs boost with the opening of a Construction Skills Centre, at the £450m Public Health England Pinnacles site . Set on a 40 acre site, the centre will teach people of all ages different courses within construction so they have an opportunity to go into full-time work and help…

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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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Harlow journalism’s newest recruit.

By Chloe Walpole / 18th October 2019 / 0 Comments

BROADCAST journalism tutor for Harlow College, Naomi Channell, is hoping to return to work in June after giving birth to her second child. Naomi, gave birth to her son four weeks ago on September 20th 2019. Her son who she’s called Hadley is the second addition to the family and has an older sister called…

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Harow College celebrates Black History Month

By Elana Xerri / 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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