Donate your coats to the homeless this winter

By Kloe Hackett / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

WITH winter fast approaching, Harlow Council has launched the town’s first ‘Coat Exchange Scheme’ for the homeless and vulnerable. Situated in the central library, the scheme hopes to see people donate their unwanted coats and jackets by simply hanging them up on a rail for those in need to come in and help themselves. Scarves,…

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Equal learning opportunities for all at Harlow College

By Kloe Hackett / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

A WIDE range of learning support is available for Harlow College students with disabilities including those who suffer with a hearing impediment. Rebecca Nunn, Communications Support Worker with Deaf People at the college, works in a number of different ways to help and support deaf students and ensure they reach their learning goals. Initially into…

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Princess Alexandra Hospital deteriorating

By Kloe Hackett / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Town Council has expressed ‘extreme concern’ over problems facing Princess Alexandra Hospital. Council leader Jon Clempner, called on the government to urgently address building a new hospital. He told the Council earlier this month (November) that Princess Alexandra Hospital was struggling to cope with the amount of patients and that nurse vacancies currently stood…

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National broadcaster John Stapleton inspires journalism students

By Kloe Hackett / 31st October 2017 / 0 Comments

AWARD-WINNING journalist John Stapleton has agreed to become patron of Harlow College School of Journalism. John was awarded Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year in 2004 for his work covering the war in Iraq and a series of interviews with the then Prime Minister Tony Blair. He paid his first visit to the college…

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IS THEATRE FOR EVERYONE? IT IS NOW WITH ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’

By Kloe Hackett / 6th October 2017 / 0 Comments
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THE PLAYHOUSE goes from strength-to-strength as ‘Pay What You Can’ scheme attracts new audience to Harlow theatre. There seems to be mixed feelings on ‘Pay What You Can’ schemes. The idea is not new, and some would say it is not a viable business model. But what do theatres hope to gain from such a…

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