Roydon Primary Academy gets a new ‘facelift’

By Finlay Applegate / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

ROYDON Primary Academy, near Harlow, has had a new graffiti mural added to what was once a bleak wall and the community couldn’t be happier. Graffiti artist Nathan Murdoch has transformed the way that the early years garden looks, much to the pleasure of everyone who sees it. After adding works to other primary schools…

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Illegal cigarettes seized in Harlow Town Centre

By Finlay Applegate / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

OVER 17,000 cigarettes and 4.5kg of hand rolling tobacco has been seized by Essex Trading Standards working with Essex Police. After a 12-week crackdown by Essex Police to take on criminal behaviour within the town centre, the raid to seek out illegal cigarettes was successful. The intelligence led operation targeted well-known sellers of the illicit…

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Essex police issue a scam warning

By Finlay Applegate / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

RESIDENTS of Essex have been warned to be on the look out for fraudsters claiming to be undercover police officers and anti-fraud investigators from victims’ banks. Fraudsters contact the victims claiming to be from the police or their banks fraud teams; the criminals say they are investigating frauds at banks where the workers are being…

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‘BBC Introducing’ comes to Harlow

By Finlay Applegate / 10th November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE PLAYHOUSE is a hub for new and up-and-coming musical talent. Working alongside the BBC, the Playhouse presents ‘BBC Introducing’ every couple of months, with the latest on Tuesday November 7. Well known acts, including The 1975, Two Door Cinema Club, and Hertfordshire superstar George Ezra have all taken part within ‘BBC Introducing’. Jake Bugg…

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Top Striker Wendy is ‘Spurred’ on for the season ahead

By Finlay Applegate / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

WENDY Martin, Tottenham Hotspur Ladies number 10, is ready for the new challenge ahead. Wendy, who is head of the new Stansted Airport College, is relishing the opportunity to step up as the first team start the 2017/1018 season in the FA Women’s Super League 2. Speaking about her teams ambitions for the upcoming season…

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An ‘Open Door’ for those in need

By Finlay Applegate / 27th September 2017 / 0 Comments

THE HOMELESS, people with disabilities, the elderly and those on low incomes are all welcome at Maybury Open Door at St Pauls Church, Harlow. Volunteers are happy to help anyone who comes in, the only restriction is that they must be over 18. One such person was Tony Bissoni. Born in London in 1947, he…

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