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College students shortlisted for Royal Opera House Design Challenge

By Charlotte Langham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, Level 3 Art & Design students Trixia Magosara, Scarlett Bourne and Fleur Pritchard have been shortlisted for the chance to create a prestigious design piece for the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The national Royal Opera House Design Challenge encourages students to test and develop their design skills based on an…

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Is the casual dress code more ‘suited’ for the work place?

By Chloe McKendrick / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ACCORDING to a recent survey, suits are out and chinos are in for the work place – it seems that Harlow College is no exception. Researchers for Travelodge surveyed 2,000 workers and discovered they are more likely to dress in jeans or chinos with a long-sleeved shirt and jacket rather than a suit. It emerged…

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Rockney legend Chas Hodges to bring street pianos to Harlow

By Grace Perry / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ONE HALF of Cockney phenomenon Chas And Dave – Chas Hodges, is set to launch a musical campaign in Harlow, aimed at bringing street pianos to the town. The band, who’s musical style is labelled as ‘Rockney’ (Rock and Cockney) is notable for it’s tongue-in-cheek lyrics and hits such as ‘Rabbit’, coming from the Cockney…

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Trisha Goddard gave Harlow College tutor her big break

By Chloe McKendrick / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

TELEVISION personality, Trisha Goddard, has revealed that she gave former Harlow College student and now tutor, Naomi Channell her big break in show business. Trisha spoke to students at the college earlier this month (January) and recalled that she gave Naomi, a former sports student and now TV broadcasting tutor at Harlow, her first job…

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Harlow students get chance to join Lessons from Auschwitz Project

By Chloe McKendrick / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE HOLOCAUST Educational Trust is currently offering two Harlow College students the opportunity to take part in the upcoming Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The project has run for several years enabling students to experience a trip to Auschwitz before passing on their discoveries to fellow peers in order to start a legacy. The four-stage project…

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Plans for new quarry could bring major congestion and road deaths

By Ceile Brown / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW’S rural outskirts could soon be turned from greenbelt to potential housing developments, a quarry, and a landfill site. A campaign group appose to the plans, claims the proposals could lead to a high level of congestion, and increased death on the roads. Harlow North is the new housing development planned for land between Harlow…

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Harlow councillor apologises after making comments relating to domestic violence

By Leah Bloxham / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

FORMER Harlow Town Council Leader, Mike Danvers, has issued an unreserved apology in relation to comments he made about ‘beating wives’. Cllr Danvers, a member of the Labour party, compared a poll carried out by Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst to ‘beating your wife’. In a discussion on the poll, Cllr Danvers was…

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New budget proposals to build a greater Harlow

By Charlotte Langham / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council’s new budget proposals include zero council tax increase, no cuts to services and a £1m investment to improve Harlow. The council is working hard to keep our neighbourhoods clean and well maintained and is providing long term funding to secure the futures for Pets Corner and the Playhouse. Councillor Emma Toal, Deputy Leader…

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Proposed quarry could be dangerous to Stanstead Abbotts residents

By Ceile Brown / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

Heavy traffic, harmful dust, and disappearing countryside are to be expected. Stanstead Abbotts’ quarry proposal is causing uproar with local residents, as the potential dangers to humans and animals come to light. Hertfordshire County Council proposed in November last year, that the Briggens Estate should become a quarry site, extracting nearly 11 million minerals over…

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Shock as Harlow council leader Jon Clempner resigns

By Kloe Hackett / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council’s leader Jon Clempner stepped down yesterday with immediate effect. The sudden announcement came as a shock, given the Councillor’s evident passion for Harlow, as well as over-seeing all the regeneration plans to revamp the town amongst many other actions to improve Harlow. When approached for comment Cllr Clempner said: ‘I am not in…

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