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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Romford artist brightens Harlow with his Christmas paintings

By George Docking / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

A ROMFORD ARTIST has painted a festive themed illustration on the windows of The Clock House pub in Harlow for the Christmas period. Kat Ball Deputy Manager of the pub said, ‘A lot of people have come in since they’ve seen the paintings.’ Paul Young, 46 has been a professional artist for the last 24…

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Top political journalists advise Harlow students: ‘Be nosy and demand answers’

By Adam Spartley / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College opened its doors to two heavyweights in the field of political journalism this month (December). Daily Mirror editor Kevin Maguire, and editor of The Daily Mail, Andrew Pierce, have each carved a very different path to the same destination, with Maguire’s strong Labour views balanced perfectly against ‘@toryboy’ Pierce’s proud Conservative affiliation. Watching…

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Flying into Harlow this Christmas: Peter Pan

By Ceile Brown / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

JELLYFISH, flying dancers, and even Princess Leia and Mary Poppins are bringing the magic of Christmas to Harlow Playhouse. The Playhouse is the home of Peter Pan from December 8 to the 31, where you can sit back and enjoy the jaw dropping vocals, and enthralling choreography. The show captured the full spirit of Peter…

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Uttlesford Youth Council – Making a better tomorrow for the youth of today

By Grace Perry / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

A YEAR ago, Uttlesford as a community was unfamiliar with the idea of a youth council. Recently however, a full youth council has been formed. This is down to John Starr, who held the first youth council meeting in March, and has many plans for the future of the voices of millennial’s across the district.…

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Harlow house fire

By Charlotte Young / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Harlow after reports of a fire Upon arrival, crews reported that the first floor bedroom in Peterswood was smoke logged; the fire was extinguished by 9:10am. Firefighters then used Positive Pressure Ventilation (PPV) fans to clear the smoke from the bedroom. A spokesman for the Fire Service said…

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Helping deaf people one Rebecca at a time

By Leah Bloxham / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

REBECCA Nunn has worked at Harlow College for 13 years as a Communication Support Worker with deaf people. After initially attending Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge to study History and wanting to become a film archivist, Rebecca has remained interested in disability issues. Once she finished her university course, Rebecca began to volunteer at the Royal…

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Harlow traffic: Labour councillor says, ‘I share your frustration.’

By Sarah Eneberg / 28th November 2017 / 0 Comments

COUNCILLOR Tony Durcan, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration and Enterprise in Harlow, has described his annoyance at traffic congestion, which plagues the town, especially at rush hour periods. Coun Durcan commented: ‘The problem is because there is only one junction from the M11 into Harlow. It is hoped with the building of a new 7a junction…

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Councillor plans to revamp market square

By Leah Bloxham / 14th November 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW is now 70 years old and Tony Durcan, the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration and Enterprise with Harlow Council, has huge ideas to rejuvenate and transform the town. Coun Durcan admits that the Water Gardens is possibly the best place for leisure in Harlow Town, due to its pleasant environment, coffee shops, retail stores and…

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Burnt Mill Academy ranks among top schools in the country

By Alex Moss / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy Trust school has been ranked in the top 12 per cent of schools in the country, based on figures released by Progress 8. The Harlow-based school was given a score of 0.51 with the score taking into account the predicted and actual grades achieved at the secondary school. Burnt Mill was ranked…

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