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Roydon Primary Academy gets a new ‘facelift’

By Finlay Applegate / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

ROYDON Primary Academy, near Harlow, has had a new graffiti mural added to what was once a bleak wall and the community couldn’t be happier. Graffiti artist Nathan Murdoch has transformed the way that the early years garden looks, much to the pleasure of everyone who sees it. After adding works to other primary schools…

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‘Deliberate’ Harlow home fire sees fire fighters rushing to rescue a child, dog and mother

By Leah Bloxham / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

A mother, child and dog were rescued from a fire in a flat at Broadfield, Harlow on Tuesday 12 December. Crews were called to the first floor flat at 15:19pm after reports that a front door was alight. On arrival, fire fighters said that a woman and her child were stuck in a back room,…

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Harlow set to be ‘placed on the world map’ after plans revealed for a state-of-the-art science campus

By Charlotte Langham / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

PUBLIC Health England (PHE) is developing its new public health science campus and headquarters to Harlow. Construction is expected to begin in 2019 with a phased occupation starting in 2021. On December 13, Harlow Council’s Development Management Committee decided to approve the planning permission for the campus, formerly a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) site. The Council and…

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Charity fundraiser ‘people help the people’ raised over £2,000

By George Docking / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

THE CHARITY event ‘People help the people’ raised over £2,000 for Enfield based charity ‘Todos’ at The George pub in Hoddesdon. The snow on Sunday didn’t stop anyone. Multitudes of people still came down to support the event. Neville Hack, owner of The George Pub commented, ‘Considering we had the worst weather of the year,…

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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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Inspiring young people praised by Harlow Council

By Rhiannon Gallery / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Engineering student, Lucy Chandler has been awarded the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award, by both Harlow College and Harlow Council. In the past, Engineering has been stereotyped as a career solely for men – Lucy disagreed. She said: ‘I would definitely recommend the course. Engineering is not as manly as people make out.…

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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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Ambassador recognised at awards for making a difference in the community

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

Hate Crime Ambassador, Faith Watson was nominated for her abiding contribution and commitments to protect victims of hate crime in the Harlow Community, on the 28th November 2017. ‘I was runner-up in the Police Support Volunteer category at the Home Office Lord Ferrers Award.’ Faith said. Faith added: ‘It was an amazing experience to be…

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Launching the ‘innovative and transformative’ iHub

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

AN iHUB has opened at Harlow College which is set to transform the library’s facilitates. Helping to launch the new initative is Dave Monk E-learning Development Co-ordinator. He has been engaged with supporting staff and students’ training, as well as being involved in advanced projects and helping with the reveal of the new iHub. ‘Being…

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