Archive for 2017

Roydon Primary Academy gets a new ‘facelift’

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

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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Performing Arts Students Wow Audience with Decades

HARLOW College’s Performing Arts students treated their audience to a journey through the past 70 years of music and drama. The Glass Box Theatre was packed with students, teachers and even the principal of Harlow College, Karen Spencer. The cast of seven gave the audience a joyful, excitement-filled spectacular through the past 70 years, from…

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Shining a light on homelessness

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

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

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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Launching the ‘innovative and transformative’ iHub

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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