Stansted FC – What a difference a year makes.

By Jake Murphy / 5th April 2019 / 0 Comments

TWELVE months ago Stansted FC was preparing for relegation from the Essex Senior League (ESL) and faced possible closure. However, the club has had a dramatic turnaround during the last season and is now in with a chance of promotion to the Isthmian North Division. Stansted FC  play in the ESL the ninth tier of…

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Burnt Mill Academy young sport leaders assist at Olympic Park charity swimming event

By Andrew Impey / 29th March 2019 / 0 Comments

A GROUP of young sport leaders from Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow were chosen to help at a charity swimming event at the Olympic Park’s Aquatics Centre recently. A team of 30 newly-appointed year eight students joined their previously chosen year nine colleagues at the national event hosted by Panathlon, a charity providing sporting opportunities…

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Harlow netball star returns to England squad for Quad Series

By Andrew Impey / 11th January 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW-born netball player Jo Harten will return to the England squad for the upcoming Quad Series after being out since September with a knee injury. The England shooter returns for the tournament that sees the Vitality Roses pitted against Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa in a round-robin format to be hosted in this country.…

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Prizes presented at Harlow Sports Awards

By Andrew Impey / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

SPORTING talent and achievements have been celebrated at the 2018 Harlow Sports Awards, hosted in the Council Chamber at the Civic Centre. A variety of awards were presented at the event, which was attended by around 150 people, after over 100 nominations had been received from the public. 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal winning netball…

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Contrasting seasons for Harlow’s cricket teams

By Andrew Impey / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

IT WAS a season of mixed outcomes for Harlow’s two cricket clubs in 2018, after the sides met for the first time in 24 years. Both clubs’ first teams were playing in Division Two of the Shepherd Neame Essex League, after Harlow Cricket Club (CC) were relegated from Division One in 2017, whilst Harlow Town…

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Former Harlow Town footballer talks about depression.

By Jake Murphy / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

DEPRESSION within football has been one of the major talking points within the last 12 months. Harrier reporter Jake Murphy discovered more about this when he interviewed former West Ham United, Swindon Town, QPR, Harlow Town and non league player Bertie Brayley. Depression suddenly hit Brayley, when he was 33. He said “I didn’t know…

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Harlow paralympian breaks world record

By Andrew Impey / 12th September 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW wheelchair athlete Richard Chiassaro achieved great success this summer by breaking the world record for the T54 men’s 800m at a competition in Switzerland. Richard, 36, who was born with a spinal defect called spina bifida, broke the record previously held by Swiss athlete Marcel Hug by just under a second with his time…

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