Petrol prices set to rise up to £1.40 a litre in Essex

By Amy Huwes / 5th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW motorists have been warned that they could face an increase in petrol prices with no chance of a let up in the near future.   Petrol prices have been constantly on the rise across the UK over the past years, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Chronicle Live and Essex Live…

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Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

By Amy Huwes / 29th April 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Conservative Councillor Joel Charles believes that the national voting age should be lowered by two years. Mr Charles visited Harlow College in April to speak to Journalism & Media students about lowering the political voting age from 18 to 16. Joel is currently the councillor for Old Harlow, and among many councillors from other…

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Producer Ian Brown visits Harlow College journalism students

By Amy Huwes / 24th April 2018 / 0 Comments

FORMER Harlow College student Ian Brown visited the Harlow University Centre in March to discuss his career with some of the Journalism students. The TV producer and writer spoke of his struggles getting into TV when he was younger compared to now, where he works for the likes of Top Gear and has his own…

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The Comedy Sketchbook – A chuckling good night

By Amy Huwes / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

DRAMA students proved they know how to make people laugh when they gave a performance in the Glassbox Theatre at Harlow College on 13th March. The show, Comedy Sketchbook, focused on the stimulus “The Discovery”. The students performed several different sketches to the public, which they had written themselves. The students had been practising their…

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Harlow couple raising money to open primary school in Cambodia

By Amy Huwes / 3rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

YOUNG couple Adam and Ramona are hoping to raise £15,000 by January 2019 in order to build an education centre in Cambodia. So far, the two have raised over 30% of their target, and are well on their way to improving the lives of Cambodian children.   Adam, 26, and Ramona, 23, discovered their passion…

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College students dance their way to success

By Amy Huwes / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

COLLEGE dance students competed against each other to find the best choreographers. Thirty dancers took part in an annual choreographer competition at the Glass Box theatre. The competition consisted of the dancers dividing into groups and working against a five-week time constraint for their chance to win a performance at the “Spring Blast” event at…

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Harlow still in red zone for “Aussie flu”

By Amy Huwes / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

SEVERAL areas of Essex, including Harlow, Bishop Stortford and Chelmsford are still in the red zone, according to the Public Health England “Flu-Map”. According to Government statistics, this is the most significant flu season the UK has seen since 2011. GP activity has increased significantly due to the flu, with many patients not being able…

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Essex New Look stores under threat

By Amy Huwes / 31st January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW’S New Look store could be under threat, following rumours that the international fashion retailer may be shutting 22 stores in Essex. Newspaper reports have revealed that the company is planning to close down a further 40 high street stores in the UK within the next year.   Essex stores include Harlow, Bishop Stortford, Chelmsford…

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That amazing place! Ceases to amaze

By Amy Huwes / 1st January 2018 / 0 Comments

Down a concealed county lane just outside Harlow, stands 15th century Hubbard’s Hall.   Nowadays, what was originally an ancient monastery is known as ‘That amazing place!’ and it definitely lives up to its name! In the many years before it became a bed&breakfast and popular wedding venue, it was a concealed treasure owned by…

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New venue for The Square’s annual Christmas party

By Amy Huwes / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

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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