Business

Shining a light on homelessness

By Adam Spartley / 11th December 2017 / 0 Comments

THE GIBBERD Gallery hosted an awards ceremony for three of Harlow College’s most promising Art and Design students: Adina Frunza, Eden Wright and Holly Allison. Astro Lighting, a Harlow based lighting manufacturer, commissioned Art and Design students to create pieces of art to be sold at auction in aid of the homeless charity Streets2Homes. ‘The…

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Harlow gets the recognition it deserves

By Kloe Hackett / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW town has been positively recognised in the Government’s Industrial Strategy. The regeneration of Harlow has not gone unnoticed. The Industrial Strategy sets out the government’s plan to create an economy that boosts productivity and earning power throughout the UK. Harlow is now home to a new Enterprise Zone located at the heart of London-Stansted-Cambridge…

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Harlow Harvey Centre flourishes as new developments race to open

By Leah Bloxham / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

THREE new chain restaurants and shops in Harlow Town Centre are bringing excitement to Christmas shoppers this December and one of them will have customers sitting in pews and ordering from hymn boards. New openings include gift and gadget shop Hawkin’s, as well as restaurants Sticky Sisters and The Burger Priest. Harlow’s branch of Sticky…

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Streets2Homes awards

By Sarah Eneberg / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

There was great excitement and benevolence on show at Harlow’s homeless charity Streets2Homes for a special Monday evening award ceremony last October. The charity that helps the homeless of Harlow and those who are vulnerably housed opened their doors to reward those for their hard work and dedication to Streets2Homes, to highlight the success and…

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New vision for Harlow’s Market Square

By Ceile Brown / 14th November 2017 / 0 Comments
Picture by Rolf Judd

AMBITIOUS plans have been proposed for regenerating Harlow’s lifeless Market Square. Built in the 1950’s, the Market Square at the end of Broad Walk has gone from attracting an array of stalls and shoppers, to being an empty space in the middle of a busy town. Harlow Council’s £1 million regeneration fund will go towards…

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Stansted Airport to host more feedback events

By Chloe McKendrick / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

LONDON Stansted Airport has revealed it is to host several more community feedback events to update local residents on revised proposals for future growth. Following the summer events, where residents’ views were gathered on plans to raise the number of passengers that can be served each year, airport staff will provide local people the opportunity…

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ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL INVESTS HALF A MILLION INTO MEDTECH

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

ESSEX County Council have announced the £500,000 investment into MedTech Accelerator Ltd’s Life Sciences and Medical Technology (MedTech) sector in Essex and the East of England. The Cabinet approved investment, will support funding to NHS organisations with the aim of developing commercial companies to deliver clinical products to market. The investment is an element of…

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CALL TO IMPROVE ESSEX BUS SERVICES

By Rhiannon Gallery / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

FOLLOWING a string of negative reviews surrounding bus services in Essex, a new scheme is being discussed to improve services across the county. Within Essex, there are almost 40 different bus services, many of which run smoothly and meet their customers’ needs. However, some of the services are not up to standard and Essex County…

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Station Garage ‘Under Siege’

By George Docking / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

A BISHOP STORTFORD garage owner, who has been been given an eviction notice, has vowed he won’t leave without a fight.  Network Rail has informed Jamie Smither, 58, proprietor of Station Garage, that he will have to leave the business he set up 35 years ago because the land is needed for executive parking.  Jamie…

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Local entrepreneurs win ‘Best New Business’

By Sarah Eneberg / 13th October 2017 / 2 Comments

HARLOW Entrepreneurs Lee Jacobson and actor Harry Eden have recently won an award for their business – Secret Quote – which they launched just two months ago. They were presented with ‘Best New Business’, at the Harlow Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner, which took place at the Manor of Groves Hotel on October 5,…

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