Harlow MP demands more funding for FE colleges and describes Harlow as ‘the best college in the country.’

By Sophie Blackmore / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

ROBERT Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, called for more funding for Further Education when he visited Harlow College during College Week.   He described Harlow as “The best college in the country” adding “FE is the Cinderella as the poorest sector in education but it should be remembered that Cinderella became a member of the…

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Resources at Harlow hospital questioned after nearly 200 unexpected deaths revealed

By Willow Jacobs-Harding / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

Reporter Willow Jacobs-Harding spoke exclusively to MP Robert Halfon about Princess Alexandra Hospital when he visited Harlow College. HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has praised staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital but said the building is no longer fit for purpose and needs to be replaced. Robert Halfon, Conservative, said, “The hospital is old and is not…

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Pothole perils in Harlow

By Sophie Blackmore / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

POTHOLES are a common problem in Harlow, often damaging vehicles and causing accidents. Now residents are demanding action from the council. The council currently focuses on repairs to main roads rather than estates. In August 2018, 137 pot holes were repaired in Harlow by Essex County Council. Last month, just four estate roads were repaired;…

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Policing in Harlow is ‘absolutely abysmal’ claims councillor

By Andrew Impey / 5th October 2018 / 0 Comments

A HARLOW town councillor claims policing in the town is “absolutely abysmal”, following cuts in the service. Councillor Mike Danvers has accused the police of failing to provide the town council with sufficient information regarding the recent burglaries in the area. Harlow Community Policing Team tweeted on October 4 that there have been four burglaries…

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Harvey Centre hosts horror experience

By Sophie Blackmore / 5th October 2018 / 0 Comments

THE GHOST of Chesterton House, a pop-up event by Harlow Playhouse, will be coming to The Harvey Centre later this month. In this first ever touring immersive experience, you will be seated around a dining table with 15 others, and become witness to the horrifying ghost story being presented to you by actors and a…

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Harlow College raises knife crime awareness

By Michael Ellis / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College partnered with Essex police to install temporary metal detectors at the main entrance of the college to raise awareness of knife crime. The metal detectors were installed for just one day as part of a wider police initiative named Operation Sceptre designed to tackle the increase in violent crime across Harlow and the…

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Former Harlow College student has the ‘X Factor’

By Emma Boys / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

EX-STUDENT Bella Penfold received top marks from all four of The X Factor judges after auditioning on September 16. Currently working as a hotel singer, the 19-year-old appeared on the talent show in hopes of furthering her singing career. Before the audition, Bella told reporters: “I’m actually really excited to perform in front of 3,000…

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Gas leak causes traffic chaos in Harlow

By Oliver Robinson / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

EDINBURGH Way, Harlow was evacuated after a gas leak was reported this week (September 20). Police evacuated the surrounding shops and the Esso garage yesterday (20) with the garage still remaining closed the following day to allow Cadent, the gas company responsible for the repairs, to start work. Cadent press office could not identify the…

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Essex police crack down on reckless motorcyclists

By Z Betton / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

RECKLESS motorcyclists are being targeted by Essex police and Harlow council. A high number of people have been killed in accidents involving illegal motorcyclists. As a result, Harlow Town Council has decided to take serious action and work in partnership with Essex police to combat illegal motorcycling, and to make the roads of Harlow safer.…

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Harlow Quaser Tag expands

By Willow Jacobs-Harding / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

QUASER tag in Harlow has proved so popular that it is expanding the number of theme-escaped rooms and is looking to recruit staff. Panic Room Harlow has set up four new themed escape rooms including: The tomb, Enigma, Panic room, The Witch House and North Pole Panic. A festive task, North Pole Panic will be…

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