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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Council’s fight to encourage fitness

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council is taking steps to encourage residents to get fit after research showed they have lower than average levels of physical activity. Residents and local sports clubs were invited to give their views on sport and physical activity in the hope of improving participation levels. Two online surveys hoped to gather data on what…

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‘PRINCE’-ipal Charming sets out to find a match for his discovered missing shoe

By Grace Perry / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy has organised an event where head teacher Allan Osbourne will dress as Prince Charming and search the corridors high and low for a shoe that matches the one he found. Pupils in Turner and Hockney classes at Little Parndon Primary Academy, a partnering school of Burnt Mill, had to send their shoe…

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From Dover to Monte Carlo for charity

By Leah Bloxham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

A WARE businessman has travelled 824 miles in an epic ‘top-gear’ style challenge in a car that only cost £200. Chris Morgan, the co-founder of e-learning company, New Skills Academy, joined together with his friend and co-driver, Paul Woolard, for their four-day expedition to raise money for the life changing Martha Trust charity. The journey,…

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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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Plans for new quarry could bring major congestion and road deaths

By Ceile Brown / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW’S rural outskirts could soon be turned from greenbelt to potential housing developments, a quarry, and a landfill site. A campaign group appose to the plans, claims the proposals could lead to a high level of congestion, and increased death on the roads. Harlow North is the new housing development planned for land between Harlow…

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Technology bringing schools from around the world to Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, recently established as an Apple Distinguished School, has had visitors from around the world, including Russia, Sweden, Finland and Austria, to see how technology is used in education. The visitors were in the UK to attend the Bett conference at the Excel London. The event is where companies come together to celebrate and…

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Harlow Open exhibition grand opening

By Adam Spartley / 25th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE GIBBERD Gallery is showcasing the work for this year’s Harlow Open exhibition. The Harlow Open is possibly the town’s most anticipated event of the year for artists and art fans, and the works on display were admired by all visitors. Chair of the Harlow Arts Trust Chris Snoe said: “It really is almost a…

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Death of beloved llama at Pets’ Corner

By Charlotte Young / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

MARK the Llama, of Harlow’s Pets’ Corner, has died at the age 24. The beloved llama passed away due to old age on January 15. Mark joined the other animals in 1997 at age three. He leaves behind his mate, Dorothy, and two children, Lotty and Lola. After hearing the news, people have posted meaningful…

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