Business

Streets2Homes awards

By Sarah Eneberg / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

There was great excitement and benevolence on show at Harlow’s homeless charity Streets2Homes for a special Monday evening award ceremony last October. The charity that helps the homeless of Harlow and those who are vulnerably housed opened their doors to reward those for their hard work and dedication to Streets2Homes, to highlight the success and…

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New vision for Harlow’s Market Square

By Ceile Brown / 14th November 2017 / 0 Comments
Picture by Rolf Judd

AMBITIOUS plans have been proposed for regenerating Harlow’s lifeless Market Square. Built in the 1950’s, the Market Square at the end of Broad Walk has gone from attracting an array of stalls and shoppers, to being an empty space in the middle of a busy town. Harlow Council’s £1 million regeneration fund will go towards…

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Stansted Airport to host more feedback events

By Chloe McKendrick / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

LONDON Stansted Airport has revealed it is to host several more community feedback events to update local residents on revised proposals for future growth. Following the summer events, where residents’ views were gathered on plans to raise the number of passengers that can be served each year, airport staff will provide local people the opportunity…

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ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL INVESTS HALF A MILLION INTO MEDTECH

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

ESSEX County Council have announced the £500,000 investment into MedTech Accelerator Ltd’s Life Sciences and Medical Technology (MedTech) sector in Essex and the East of England. The Cabinet approved investment, will support funding to NHS organisations with the aim of developing commercial companies to deliver clinical products to market. The investment is an element of…

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CALL TO IMPROVE ESSEX BUS SERVICES

By Rhiannon Gallery / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

FOLLOWING a string of negative reviews surrounding bus services in Essex, a new scheme is being discussed to improve services across the county. Within Essex, there are almost 40 different bus services, many of which run smoothly and meet their customers’ needs. However, some of the services are not up to standard and Essex County…

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Station Garage ‘Under Siege’

By George Docking / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

A BISHOP STORTFORD garage owner, who has been been given an eviction notice, has vowed he won’t leave without a fight.  Network Rail has informed Jamie Smither, 58, proprietor of Station Garage, that he will have to leave the business he set up 35 years ago because the land is needed for executive parking.  Jamie…

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Local entrepreneurs win ‘Best New Business’

By Sarah Eneberg / 13th October 2017 / 2 Comments

HARLOW Entrepreneurs Lee Jacobson and actor Harry Eden have recently won an award for their business – Secret Quote – which they launched just two months ago. They were presented with ‘Best New Business’, at the Harlow Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner, which took place at the Manor of Groves Hotel on October 5,…

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Raids and fights are all in a day’s work

By Charlotte Langham / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

KEELY Nickolds run’s a property management company with a difference – working with vulnerable tenants in multiple occupancy houses. She found a gap in the market and set up Nickolds HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupancy) in Harlow eight months ago. Keely has been in the letting agency business since 2008 working with landlords and tenants.…

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Harvey Centre Cineworld accessible to all

By Adam Spartley / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

THE NEW Harvey Centre Cineworld is intent on bringing the cinema experience to everyone. With the global battle between the big screen and online movie streaming growing fiercer, there is still little doubt that the best way to enjoy a new release is to book tickets at your nearest movie theatre. And as the roster…

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Guardian estate agents put customers first

By George Docking / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

INITIATIVE and ethics are qualities that Harlow’s Guardian Estate agency always puts first. Paul Andreotti, one of the six owners claims ‘Customers come first and our motto is fair fee for a fair job. I believe in helping people. Andreotti began working as an estate agent back in 2004, after meeting David Coltman the founder…

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