Harlow Honours Remembrance Day

By Ceile Brown / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

REMEMBRANCE Day brought hundreds of supportive residents to Harlow Town Park, to pay respects to those who gave their lives in the armed forces. The annual service took place on November 12, at the Netteswell Cross War Memorial just off of School Lane, which was closed for the duration of the busy event. The service…

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New vision for Harlow’s Market Square

By Ceile Brown / 14th November 2017 / 0 Comments
Picture by Rolf Judd

AMBITIOUS plans have been proposed for regenerating Harlow’s lifeless Market Square. Built in the 1950’s, the Market Square at the end of Broad Walk has gone from attracting an array of stalls and shoppers, to being an empty space in the middle of a busy town. Harlow Council’s £1 million regeneration fund will go towards…

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Water you waiting for?

By Ceile Brown / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE OPENING celebration of the revamped Oakwood Pond has lifted Harlow’s community spirit. The pond underwent £80,000 worth of construction around a month ago, and was funded through a Flood Alleviation Grant, Essex County Council, and Harlow Council. The overgrown pond had previously caused issues with flooding in the surrounding residential areas, as well as…

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An exam question a day keeps the stress away

By Ceile Brown / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy in Harlow are taking up #Challenge30 to prepare their students for upcoming exams. Year 10 and 11 students at the academy will be completing an exam question everyday throughout November, to improve their revision skills and ease exam pressure. They will consist of knowledge-based questions, which will require a range of skills…

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By Ceile Brown / 6th October 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College is launching a new Technical College at Stansted Airport, next September. Stansted Airport and Harlow College are working closely together to build a new £11 million pound further education centre, based at the airport. The College will offer three main types of courses including aviation and business services; hospitality; retail and events and…

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Former Harlow College student helps transform lives

By Ceile Brown / 1st October 2017 / 0 Comments

A FORMER apprentice at Harlow College is making a positive difference at the Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB). Twenty-year-old Chelsey Thomson joined the bureau three years ago and is now Recruitment Officer at Harlow, where she manages paid staff and volunteers. The main aim of the CAB is to offer free, non-biased advice, given by trained…

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Student journalist detained in the Middle East

By Ceile Brown / 27th September 2017 / 1 Comment

DETAINED in Turkey, witness of the London Bridge attack, and writing for a Syrian news agency. Aylin Kilic has experienced a lot, but is continuing to pursue her dream of reporting on the Middle East conflicts. The 22-year-old known as Aylina travelled to her family home country of Turkey, during her Christmas break from Brighton…

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