School students are taking responsibility into their own hands

By Leah Bloxham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments
Year 8 students

BURNT Mill Academy secondary school, Harlow, has created a Student Senior Leadership Team as a way of giving students responsibility around the school. The scheme was first introduced last year for Year 8 students and has now become a permanent fixture with Year 11 students now being given the opportunity. A team of 14 leaders…

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Councillor plans to revamp market square

By Leah Bloxham / 14th November 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW is now 70 years old and Tony Durcan, the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration and Enterprise with Harlow Council, has huge ideas to rejuvenate and transform the town. Coun Durcan admits that the Water Gardens is possibly the best place for leisure in Harlow Town, due to its pleasant environment, coffee shops, retail stores and…

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Students are fighting fit

By Leah Bloxham / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

FITNESS testing is going to begin for students at Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) secondary school in Harlow. These tests will look at student’s cardiovascular fitness, co-ordination, balance and agility. The tests enable specialist sports teachers to spot future sporting stars early on and help them develop upon their skills. Fitness tests have already been…

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Bernie helps people get back to work

By Leah Bloxham / 29th September 2017 / 0 Comments
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SIXTY-year-old Bernie Davenport loves getting people back into work. She has spent five years working with the Employability Skills and Innovation team in Harlow, offering courses to the homeless and unemployed. Whilst her job is extremely rewarding, at times it can be very challenging. Situated in Harlow Town, in the Bright Futures office and working…

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