Archive for 2017

Streets2Homes awards

There was great excitement and benevolence on show at Harlow’s homeless charity Streets2Homes for a special Monday evening award ceremony last October. The charity that helps the homeless of Harlow and those who are vulnerably housed opened their doors to reward those for their hard work and dedication to Streets2Homes, to highlight the success and…

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Harlow College becomes a ‘crime scene’

What do you get when you combine three different ‘crime scenes’, a handful of trainee police officers and a hoard of drama students? ‘Role-plays’ for public services students are the six year old brainchild of Paul Bird, Leader of Public Services at Harlow College. During these role-plays, drama students take on ‘criminal’ characters and create…

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Promoting Harlow College is a job that is full of surprises

LEANNE West, a cheerful, confident people-person has been busy working on recruitment campaigns, getting stunned by Prime Ministers and also being the college’s photographer. ‘My job title is Lead Creative, but my role is very varied which I love. I manage the social media, which is Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and I upload to those…

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College students one step closer to renovating Harlow

HARLOW College students’ deadline to make Prentice Place in Potter Street, a more contemporary and inventive place is rapidly approaching. Fionn Ovington, a graphic design student, is determined to make the panels in Prentice Place more visionary and original. ‘I had feedback from two clients, where I was asked to improve my designs to meet…

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Cooks Spinney Primary to feature in Parliamentary Review

COOKS Spinney Primary Academy in Harlow is set to feature in the upcoming 2017/2018 issue of the Parliamentary Review. The Parliamentary Review is produced every year and distributed around the country to attempt to raise standards throughout the UK with showcasing best practices. Cooks Spinney Primary Academy has been invited by RT Hon David Curry,…

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Christmas countdown begins at the Harvey Centre

OH HOW Very Jolly! Christmas event arrives at The Harvey Centre to begin the Christmas countdown. Residents of Harlow will be treated to a Christmas spectacular with a day full of entertainment falling on November 18 between 11am until 4pm. Special guests of the event include the Frost Fairy who will be spreading her magic…

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New venue for The Square’s annual Christmas party

THE SQUARE music venue in Harlow, which has sadly been closed, held a immensely popular Christmas party every year. The location welcomed families and friends for seven years, celebrating the festive season on Christmas Eve. Despite the venue no longer being available, the gathering will continue this year. It will now be held at Club…

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Firework nights to go off with a ‘shh’

A charity is calling for the introduction of silent fireworks after a horse at Harlow Sanctuary was put down as a result of stress from a nearby firework display. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) discovered that the horse had seriously injured its foot after it panicked during a firework display. PETA…

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Donate your coats to the homeless this winter

WITH winter fast approaching, Harlow Council has launched the town’s first ‘Coat Exchange Scheme’ for the homeless and vulnerable. Situated in the central library, the scheme hopes to see people donate their unwanted coats and jackets by simply hanging them up on a rail for those in need to come in and help themselves. Scarves,…

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UK beaches are octopied

MYSTERIOUS sightings of eight-armed molluscs, known as octopuses, were found during the night on the sand in Ceredigion Wales and previously in Norfolk. They were spotted crawling out of the sea, and their strange behaviour has left many uncertain of why the creatures were on the land. Some had died from being out of the…

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