Harlow design students create unique graphics for ‘gig-theatre’ event

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College design students have produced their own unique graphics for a pop up venue in the Harvey Centre. As part of a special anti-valentines event by Pecho Mana, run by Harlow Playhouse, Mitch Hanrahan, Daniel Herbert and Josh Holmden took a spin on all three of their design ideas to create a visually striking…

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Go green or go home

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ESSEX County Council and partners have secured over a million pound grant to make buses more eco-friendly. Noticing high levels of emissions found in areas of Colchester Borough Council, Rochford District Council and Southend-on-Sea have made a joint securement to upgrade their buses. Essex is one of 20 local authorities in the country to have…

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College students bring a little nature to Princess Alexandra Hospital

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College photography students have helped create a nature-themed environment in a ward at nearby Princess Alexandra Hospital, by donating examples of their work. Wildlife and nature photographs were presented to the Frailty Ward, part of the John Snow Unit at the hospital, after they were shortlisted in a competition held at the College. The…

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College students shortlisted for Royal Opera House Design Challenge

By Charlotte Langham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, Level 3 Art & Design students Trixia Magosara, Scarlett Bourne and Fleur Pritchard have been shortlisted for the chance to create a prestigious design piece for the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The national Royal Opera House Design Challenge encourages students to test and develop their design skills based on an…

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Essex set to have 22 new schools over the next decade

By Charlotte Langham / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

A new strategy published by Essex County Council states that over 22,000 new schools will be needed across Essex by 2027. The council has spent around £74million creating 2,535 new permanent mainstream places across the county for the 2017/18 academic year and plans to create thousands more in the years to come. This will ensure…

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New budget proposals to build a greater Harlow

By Charlotte Langham / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council’s new budget proposals include zero council tax increase, no cuts to services and a £1m investment to improve Harlow. The council is working hard to keep our neighbourhoods clean and well maintained and is providing long term funding to secure the futures for Pets Corner and the Playhouse. Councillor Emma Toal, Deputy Leader…

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Mixed reviews for Princess Alexandra Hospital

By Charlotte Langham / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

DESPITE criticisms of waiting times at the Accident and Emergency department many people have praised the staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital on the NHS Choices website. During December, over a third of patients waited over four hours in A&E at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust. Essex Live reported: ‘Just 67.3 per cent of people…

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

By Charlotte Langham / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

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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A Flying Success

By Charlotte Langham / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

CLIMATE change and Industry Minister, Claire Perry launched the government’s new industrial strategy and welcomed the construction of Stansted Airport College in partner with Harlow College. Designed by Pascall and Watson this technical college is the first of its kind in any UK airport. It will be a two-storey facility that is due to open…

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Firework nights to go off with a ‘shh’

By Charlotte Langham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

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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