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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UK beaches are octopied

By Charlotte Langham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

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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Firework nights to go off with a ‘shh’

By Charlotte Langham / 20th October 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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Raids and fights are all in a day’s work

By Charlotte Langham / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

KEELY Nickolds run’s a property management company with a difference – working with vulnerable tenants in multiple occupancy houses. She found a gap in the market and set up Nickolds HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupancy) in Harlow eight months ago. Keely has been in the letting agency business since 2008 working with landlords and tenants.…

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