Death of beloved llama at Pets’ Corner

By Charlotte Young / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

MARK the Llama, of Harlow’s Pets’ Corner, has died at the age 24. The beloved llama passed away due to old age on January 15. Mark joined the other animals in 1997 at age three. He leaves behind his mate, Dorothy, and two children, Lotty and Lola. After hearing the news, people have posted meaningful…

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Bright Futures: A new start for the unemployed

By Charlotte Young / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

BERNIE Davenport, 60, still turns up to work bright eyed and bushy tailed, after five years at Bright Futures. Working mainly with job centre referrals, and occasionally probation referrals, Bernie says ‘I like what I’m doing, people are nice. [I] get a lot of support’ and that she ‘loves making a difference’. The centre itself…

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Essex girls festival coming to Harlow

By Charlotte Young / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

WOMAN OF all ages, shapes and sizes are encouraged to join the first ‘This Girl Can’ festival on February 3rd. Stewards Academy Harlow will be hosting a day full of various taster sessions, such as dance lessons and aqua aerobics. Other attractions include workshops and talks ranging from mental health related issues to managing stress.…

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Harlow house fire

By Charlotte Young / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Harlow after reports of a fire Upon arrival, crews reported that the first floor bedroom in Peterswood was smoke logged; the fire was extinguished by 9:10am. Firefighters then used Positive Pressure Ventilation (PPV) fans to clear the smoke from the bedroom. A spokesman for the Fire Service said…

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Witness appeal for teenager hit by car

By Charlotte Young / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE Police are appealing for witness who saw a collision in which a car failed to stop. An 18 year old man was crossing the road at around 7am on Monday, October 23 in Old Hall Rise, Church Langley, Harlow, when he was hit by a car at the junction with Denby Grange. The driver…

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Future PE teachers show off their skills

By Charlotte Young / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE NEXT generation of PE teachers demonstrated the work they had been doing to Harlow MP, Robert Halfon, at Freshwaters Primary Academy. Working with Sporting Futures, the Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) is training PE apprentices within primary schools. The apprentices work with PE co-ordinators to run specialist sessions for pupils. Halfon observed apprentices Jordan…

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Reindeer Magic Comes to Harlow

By Charlotte Young / 6th October 2017 / 0 Comments
Image by Chloe McKendrick

WITH the Christmas period quickly approaching, a little bit of the spirit has landed in Harlow’s Pets’ Corner. Santa’s reindeers have come to town in the form of Sparkle (3 years old), Twinkle (3 months old), and Harper (4 months old). Although the trio will be staying at Pets Corner for the foreseeable future, you…

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