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Performing Arts Students Wow Audience with Decades

By Chloe McKendrick / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

CHLOE MCKENDRICK reported and reviewed the Level 2 Performing Art’s assessment show of Decades on December 8. THE GLASS Box Theatre was packed with students, teachers and even the principal of Harlow College attending. The cast of seven gave the audience a joyful, excitement-filled spectacular through the past 70 years, from the 1950s to the…

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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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Party-goers warned ‘not to cross the line’ in new police campaign

By Rhiannon Gallery / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

FOLLOWING a history of nightlife associated crime, Essex Police have launched a new campaign to combat crime, in particular cases fuelled by A-class drugs and excessive alcohol consumption. Countrywide research has shown that up to sixty per cent of those arrested for nightlife associated crime, had consumed Cocaine. This A-class drug tends to ‘blunt the…

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Christmas cheer or Christmas ‘fear’? – it’s the most ‘difficult’ time of the year

By Kloe Hackett / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council is raising awareness of domestic abuse and providing help to people who may be experiencing it. With Christmas fast approaching, many of us have begun preparations for what some might say is the ‘most wonderful time of the year.’ However, this does not apply to all. For victims of domestic abuse, it can be 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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Shocking sleep statistics for stressed university students

By Chloe McKendrick / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

REPORTERS Chloe McKendrick and George Docking conducted an investigation at Harlow College following a study revealing shocking statistics on sleep patterns in students. A study by student and graduate app, Debut, interviewed 1331 UK-based 18-25 year old university students and revealed the worst elements of their sleeping behaviour. It was discovered that more than eight…

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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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Former Drug Addict warns Harlow students ‘It could happen to any of you’

By George Docking / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

FORMER drug addict turned public speaker Paul Hannaford visited Harlow College to talk to students about the dangers of drugs and knife crime. He is calling for a change surrounding drug education in Britain, claiming, ‘Headmasters are the biggest problem and what happened to me can happen to any of you.’ From Addict to Activist,…

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