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Coronavirus deaths fall significantly at Harlow hospital

By Matthew Collings / 29th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS THE government is considering easing lockdown, we have seen an huge drop in daily deaths at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.   Through preventative measures, social distancing and the spirit of the nation to protect the NHS, there has been a huge decrease in terms of new cases and deaths. However, we are still at…

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Harlow College campaigns to get more women into engineering

By Elana Xerri / 24th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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THE ENGINEERING course at Harlow College has around 150 students and only 10 of those are female. Unfortunately, the college is representative of the industry as a whole where women, even in the twenty first century, are poorly represented. Reporter Elana Xerri interviewed a student, a teacher and an industry professional to find out more. …

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Slimming World experts share the secrets to weight loss success

By Leah Grace / 21st May 2020 / 0 Comments
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More People than ever are losing weight by following Slimming Worlds simple steps. Being part of a group and sharing problems is the key to successful weight loss, according to Slimming World but how accurate is it? In 1969, Margaret Miles-Bramwell the founder of Slimming World created the weight-loss organisation. This has become a popular…

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Why a second outbreak of Coronavirus could be worse than the first

By Matthew Collings / 15th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS THE Government announces plans to ease the lockdown, there still exists fears of a second wave of Coronavirus.   Through the work of our NHS and nation uniting to stay at home, we have seen new cases of Coronavirus decrease. Our government now leads us into the next stages of easing the lockdown and…

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Coronavirus forces summer exams to be cancelled

By Chloe Walpole / 7th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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SUMMER exams have been cancelled in England, Scotland and Wales due to the universal pandemic, Coronavirus. The virus which originates in Wuhan, China, has swept across the nation affecting millions of people, becoming the biggest pandemic since 1918. As a result, modern-day life has come to a necessary halt, affecting how those on their last…

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Princess Alexandra Hospital imposes vital Coronavirus measures

By Matthew Collings / 1st May 2020 / 0 Comments
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FOLLOWING 181 deaths from COVID19 in Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, (April 30) new guidelines for patients and visitors have been imposed. As of May 1, the UK has seen 26,771 deaths from the Coronavirus pandemic – according to data published by https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/#regions. Globally, around 3,326,005 cases have been recorded with the most amount of cases…

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Harlow’s key workers are trying to cope with the coronavirus pandemic

By Leah Grace / 21st April 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS of April 13, Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Harlow reported that 118 people had died with coronavirus, the youngest being 19 and the oldest being 95. Neonatal Nursery Nurse at PAH Tara Newell said; “There is a new visiting schedule which means only one parent can visit their child at one time for only…

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‘Keep your children at home’ warns mother whose toddler became seriously ill with Coronavirus

By Elana Xerri / 3rd April 2020 / 0 Comments
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MOTHER of four, Elizabeth Smith, has warned parents not to let their children out to play as she describes the terrifying moment she discovered her two-year-old daughter Lexi had contracted COVID 19. Lexi has been in and out of hospital with symptoms and her mother is concerned that it will spread to her other children,…

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Harlow Students give their teachers a hair-raising experience

By Leah Grace / 21st March 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College male teachers took a walk in female shoes when they got their legs waxed to raise money for the supported studies team in hope of a new kitchen for students. The event which saw seven participants part ways with their leg hair and some arm hair too was put together by the students…

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Harlow’s crime rates carry on rising according to statistics

By Chloe Walpole / 7th March 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW, which is situated in Essex and sits snug between Hertfordshire and London, is a reasonably new town that provides housing, restaurants, shopping and its fair share of crime. Despite there being an active police station in the centre of Harlow there were still 630 street level crime incidents that occurred in February 2020, according…

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Harlow College students hold Mad Hatter fundraiser

By Elana Xerri / 28th February 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College art students have been going ‘slightly mad’, to raise money for the charity kids inspire. The first year level two college students staged a Mad Hatter’s tea party in the reception area of the College, selling multiple cakes, cupcakes and cookies. They also showcased the art that they had made as a class,…

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BBC Look East editor Nikki O’Donnell meets Harlow’s aspiring Journalists

By Leah Grace / 20th February 2020 / 0 Comments
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JOURNALISM students were urged to ‘never give up’ and keep asking questions, when BBC Look East editor Nikki O’Donnell visited Harlow College. She spoke about the opportunities for young people within the industry and said “We need people who come from different backgrounds who can bring new ideas. Just go for it, don’t give up,…

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Harlow Residents to be consulted on transport plans for new estate

By Matthew Collings / 7th February 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW and Gilston Park are showcasing transport plans as part of a six-week consultation on the new garden town.   Gilston Park is a new estate of around 8,500 homes planned to be built directly to the north of Harlow. Leisure, health and community options are being devised, and there is a proposed investment of…

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Celebration ball leaves two Harlow students bald!

By Jack Perring / 7th February 2020 / 0 Comments
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YEAR 11 students at Burnt Mill Academy, Harlow, got a chance to let their hair down at a celebration ball for all they’ve achieved throughout their time at school before the lead-up to the summer exams. But why stop there? Why let your hair down when you could just shave it off altogether? Such was…

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Vital Harlow project faces threat of closure

By Matthew Collings / 31st January 2020 / 0 Comments
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A HARLOW project working with young people to combat violent crime could close by April if it doesn’t get more funding. Changing Lives in Harlow was created by former teacher David Simmons, and Ben Doyle, who is experienced in delivering sporting expertise within the community. Both run independent businesses; David Simmons runs Flick Trick Sports and…

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