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MP and Police Commissioner hold meeting to tackle anti-social behaviour in Harlow

By Andrew Impey / 14th December 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP Robert Halfon met local businesses and police, fire, and crime commissioner for Essex, Roger Hirst, at the Clock House pub in the town centre, in the hope of finding solutions to anti-social behaviour and drug problems. Speaking about whether he thought the meeting would be a success, Mr Halfon said: “The proof of…

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Harlow journalism students meet top industry professionals at conference hosted by the college

By Lucy Parish / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

Journalism students Lucy Parish and Rebecca Edwards report on the event held on November 29 and 30. AN NCTJ journalism skills conference took place at Harlow College to discuss the future of journalism and how the media industry is developing in the modern age. Chairman of the NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists)…

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Public affairs and local democracy reporting are debated at Harlow College NCTJ conference

By Andrew Impey / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

A PASSIONATE discussion has taken place among journalism professionals on the subject of public affairs and local democracy reporting, as part of the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ annual Journalism Conference at Harlow College. The break-out session was chaired by Mike Hill, course director of MA news journalism at Cardiff University, and Nicole…

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Journalists discuss the top stories of 2018 at the NCTJ conference

By Ryan Hardie / 30th November 2018 / 0 Comments

Report by NCTJ trainee journalists Emma Boys and Ryan Hardie FOUR industry professionals spoke about the big stories of 2018 and the challenges they face, during the annual NCTJ conference at Harlow College. Branwen Jeffreys, education editor at BBC, chaired the panel alongside journalists  Alex Marrow, Rebecca Hudson, Stephanie Finnegan and Sarah Whitehead. Stephanie Finnegan,…

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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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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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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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