Harlow MP reveals Tories have to do more to appeal to young people

By Chloe McKendrick / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon, revealed in an exclusive interview that the Conservative Party needs to do more to appeal to the younger generation. Speaking to the Harlow Harrier, Robert Halfon stated, ‘I think people have a wrong impression about what we [the Conservative Party] are about. I think that is partly our fault by the…

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Harlow Library has jumped on board an inclusive strategy to help those with learning disabilities

By Ceile Brown / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

INCLUSIVE Communications Essex (ICE) is broadening its reach, and has arrived in Harlow Library, offering teaching packages to families and carers of adults with learning disabilities. A display table has opened up at Harlow Library, demonstrating the types of books and resources available, which help those in need use a variety of forms of communication.…

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Mad Hatter Tea Party brings Harlow College alive with cake

By Leah Bloxham / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Art and Design students ran a cake sale to raise money for charity, Streets2Homes. The Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter inspired tea party took place in Harlow College reception on Friday 16 March and was organised by tutors Stacey Gardner and Julie Barton. The Level 2 Art and Design students baked cakes, selling…

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Harlow design students create unique graphics for ‘gig-theatre’ event

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College design students have produced their own unique graphics for a pop up venue in the Harvey Centre. As part of a special anti-valentines event by Pecho Mana, run by Harlow Playhouse, Mitch Hanrahan, Daniel Herbert and Josh Holmden took a spin on all three of their design ideas to create a visually striking…

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Amnesty International launches group in Harlow

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW residents with a passion for human rights have the opportunity to join the new Amnesty International group in Harlow. Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights organisation to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The movement has recently received the Nobel Peace Prize for its life-saving…

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College students bring a little nature to Princess Alexandra Hospital

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College photography students have helped create a nature-themed environment in a ward at nearby Princess Alexandra Hospital, by donating examples of their work. Wildlife and nature photographs were presented to the Frailty Ward, part of the John Snow Unit at the hospital, after they were shortlisted in a competition held at the College. The…

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College students shortlisted for Royal Opera House Design Challenge

By Charlotte Langham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, Level 3 Art & Design students Trixia Magosara, Scarlett Bourne and Fleur Pritchard have been shortlisted for the chance to create a prestigious design piece for the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The national Royal Opera House Design Challenge encourages students to test and develop their design skills based on an…

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Is the casual dress code more ‘suited’ for the work place?

By Chloe McKendrick / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ACCORDING to a recent survey, suits are out and chinos are in for the work place – it seems that Harlow College is no exception. Researchers for Travelodge surveyed 2,000 workers and discovered they are more likely to dress in jeans or chinos with a long-sleeved shirt and jacket rather than a suit. It emerged…

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Rockney legend Chas Hodges to bring street pianos to Harlow

By Grace Perry / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ONE HALF of Cockney phenomenon Chas And Dave – Chas Hodges, is set to launch a musical campaign in Harlow, aimed at bringing street pianos to the town. The band, who’s musical style is labelled as ‘Rockney’ (Rock and Cockney) is notable for it’s tongue-in-cheek lyrics and hits such as ‘Rabbit’, coming from the Cockney…

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Trisha Goddard gave Harlow College tutor her big break

By Chloe McKendrick / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

TELEVISION personality, Trisha Goddard, has revealed that she gave former Harlow College student and now tutor, Naomi Channell her big break in show business. Trisha spoke to students at the college earlier this month (January) and recalled that she gave Naomi, a former sports student and now TV broadcasting tutor at Harlow, her first job…

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