Teen fundraising enthusiast completes his latest event

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

TEENAGER Matthew Hart, recently completed his latest fundraising event in aid of a cold cuddle cot for Princess Alexandra Hospital’s maternity unit, Harlow. The 15-year-old student at Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow began raising money for a variety of charities when he was just nine years old. At his latest fundraiser, Matthew raised over £1,645.50…

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Supported Studies staff half-marathon for PACT

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

THREE members of the Supported Studies staff at Harlow College ran a half-marathon to raise money for Pact For Autism. Rebecca Jones, 25, a Supported Studies Tutor alongside Learning Coordinator, Selina Avery and Teaching Assistant Apprentice, Amelia Morgan took part in a ‘Run to Work’ day in order to raise money for Pact for Autism.…

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Harlow deputy-principal joins celebrations of International Women’s Day

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

LOUISE Turner of Harlow College revealed the importance of International Women’s Day and her role as a feminist in a recent interview. She highlighted how far women had come within the past 100 years but acknowledged that the fight for gender equality continues. Deputy Principal Louise spoke of her interest in the education sector, stating,…

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Harlow MP reveals Tories have to do more to appeal to young people

By Chloe McKendrick / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon, revealed in an exclusive interview that the Conservative Party needs to do more to appeal to the younger generation. Speaking to the Harlow Harrier, Robert Halfon stated, ‘I think people have a wrong impression about what we [the Conservative Party] are about. I think that is partly our fault by the…

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Amnesty International launches group in Harlow

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW residents with a passion for human rights have the opportunity to join the new Amnesty International group in Harlow. Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights organisation to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The movement has recently received the Nobel Peace Prize for its life-saving…

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Council’s fight to encourage fitness

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council is taking steps to encourage residents to get fit after research showed they have lower than average levels of physical activity. Residents and local sports clubs were invited to give their views on sport and physical activity in the hope of improving participation levels. Two online surveys hoped to gather data on what…

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Is the casual dress code more ‘suited’ for the work place?

By Chloe McKendrick / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ACCORDING to a recent survey, suits are out and chinos are in for the work place – it seems that Harlow College is no exception. Researchers for Travelodge surveyed 2,000 workers and discovered they are more likely to dress in jeans or chinos with a long-sleeved shirt and jacket rather than a suit. It emerged…

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Trisha Goddard gave Harlow College tutor her big break

By Chloe McKendrick / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

TELEVISION personality, Trisha Goddard, has revealed that she gave former Harlow College student and now tutor, Naomi Channell her big break in show business. Trisha spoke to students at the college earlier this month (January) and recalled that she gave Naomi, a former sports student and now TV broadcasting tutor at Harlow, her first job…

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Harlow students get chance to join Lessons from Auschwitz Project

By Chloe McKendrick / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE HOLOCAUST Educational Trust is currently offering two Harlow College students the opportunity to take part in the upcoming Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The project has run for several years enabling students to experience a trip to Auschwitz before passing on their discoveries to fellow peers in order to start a legacy. The four-stage project…

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Harlow Girls Certainly Can

By Chloe McKendrick / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

‘THIS GIRL Can’ festival debuts in Harlow to persuade women that being active can be fun. Organisers of the festival hope to encourage women to get involved in the campaign regardless of their age, size or abilities, on February 3 at Stewards Academy. The Harlow event, which begins at 9:30am ending at 2pm, allows girls…

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