Santus Circus performing at Harlow

By Marina Gaiti / 15th June 2018 / 0 Comments

AS PART of their UK tour, Santus Circus visited Harlow Town on April 26 until May 7 and performed a spectacular show for locals. Le Cirque De France [Santus Circus] is run by a French family for over six generations and has been touring in the UK for over 25 years. Santus family is originated…

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Harlow media studies students visit ITV News Channel

By Marina Gaiti / 29th May 2018 / 0 Comments
Anisa Raza

HARLOW College media students discovered how the news is produced at ITV channel. Teachers at Harlow College organised a meeting on April 23 with the producers of ITV News, where the main point of discussion was how the News is broadcast. The students attended the meeting and gained some inside knowledge on the work of…

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WWI anniversary show at Saffron Walden

By Marina Gaiti / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

A SHOW to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War will be performed by Saffron Walden Community Theatre (SWCT) in the Town Hall. This show, in aid of the Royal British Legion, will illustrate the key moments of the First World War and will include a mixture of music, dance,…

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Essex girls are strong women not dumb blondes

By Marina Gaiti / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

INSPIRATIONAL stories from Essex women are being collated to show how much their lives have changed over the last 100 years. Essex County Council’s (ECC) Cultural Development Team is gathering articles from women in the county for a new arts project called ‘Snapping the Stiletto’. Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund has funded this £95,445 project, which…

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Record numbers get first choice place at Essex Primary Schools

By Marina Gaiti / 24th April 2018 / 0 Comments
Ray Gooding

A RECORD 98 per cent of primary school pupils in Essex have been offered their top choice of school for September. Coun Ray Gooding, Essex County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, said ‘We remain committed to ensuring young people in Essex receive the best possible education and I am delighted we have again be able…

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Strictly Come Dancing comes to Harlow College

By Marina Gaiti / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College is currently hosting a Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestant, Davood Ghadami, at its Glassbox Theatre for his dance training before the live television performance. Head of Performing Arts, Natalie Francis, is responsible for supplying rehearsal space at the college and ensuring that the facilities provided are to the highest standard possible under Strictly…

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House rents have increased massively in Harlow

By Marina Gaiti / 1st January 2018 / 0 Comments

HOUSE prices have increased by six per cent over the past year in Harlow due to the increase of living cost. Paul Andreotte, of Guardian estate agents in Harlow, which currently manages 800 properties in a 20 miles radius of the town, said: ‘Prices are falling throughout the country but not in Harlow.’ He added…

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Harlow Hospital deteriorates with failing targets

By Marina Gaiti / 1st January 2018 / 0 Comments
Princess Alexandra Hospital

ALMOST 33 per cent of the A&E department patients at Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow had to wait over four hours to be examined by a doctor in December, according to figures published in the Hertfordshire Mercury. The Government’s target is for 95 per cent of patients to be seen in less than four hours. December…

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A safe place to talk

By Marina Gaiti / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE council is giving young students the opportunity to talk about their problems in a safe and fun environment. Essex Youth Services provide buses that park up just outside Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, and Forest Hall School, in Stansted, and welcome students to visit them once a week during lunchtimes. The students can spend…

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Art students visit the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

By Marina Gaiti / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments
Image by Grace Perry

HARLOW College Art students visited the Victoria and Albert Museum for an educational trip this month, October. Victoria and Albert Museum was found in 1852 and started off as a Museum of Manufactures and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. It is the world’s largest museum of decorative and design that is currently housing…

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