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Stansted Airport College to open in September

By Charlotte Langham / 12th June 2018 / 0 Comments

STANSTED Airport College (STAC), in partner with Harlow College, is on target to open in September after the completion of major construction work. The college will feature a large atrium that is currently being built and a top floor restaurant called Skylight. Anthracite cladding has been put on the outside of the building. Paul Woods,…

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Claim to PHAME in Harlow

By Charlotte Langham / 15th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Fashion student, Leigh Purcell and partner Antoine have started up a unique street wear clothing line called PHAME. Released in March 2017, they are looking to expand the brand after completing their time at Harlow College. The students have been working hard to deliver the best quality for their customers. Alongside this they…

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Helping the hungry in Harlow

By Leah Bloxham / 4th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW foodbank helps 4,000 people and families every year by supplying them with free food in emergency situations. Part of the Michael Roberts Charitable Trust and situated inside St Paul’s Church, the foodbank relies on volunteers and donations to keep its doors open every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12-3pm. Some of the many…

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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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Teenager devotes six years to fundraising

By Charlotte Young / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

A Harlow teenager has devoted the last six years to fundraising in support of various causes close to his family and friends. Matthew Hart, a 15-year old Year 10 student at Burnt Mill Academy, has just completed his latest fundraiser. He raised over £1,64.50 at a race night for Princess Alexandra Hospital maternity unit to…

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Playhouse switches to bio-degradable straws

By Adam Spartley / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Playhouse has stopped using disposable plastic straws to help combat the global issue of plastic pollution. Bio-degradable paper straws are now being served to Playhouse customers, and the eco-friendly transition comes ahead of a UK wide ban on the sale of plastic straws that could come into effect as early as next year. Prime…

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19th century Germany takes the stage at Harlow College in ‘Spring Awakening’

By Grace Perry / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

THE Theatre department at Harlow College is preparing to showcase ‘Spring Awakening’ – a theatre production based on teenage life in the 19th century. Spring Awakening follows a story about teenagers going through problems considered ‘taboo’ subjects during that period of time. These include problems such as Sexuality; Teen Pregnancy; Suicide, and many more. The…

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Massive development plans for Harlow North

By Ceile Brown / 4th April 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW North’s development is expected to reach 16000 new homes in the next 15 years. The Gilston Estate development was brought forward by Places for People and City & Provincial properties and it outlines up to 10,000 new homes, however recent press releases have pushed this figure up with an extra 6000 homes in the…

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Harlow College’s Mad Hatter tea party raises money for homelessness charity

By Ceile Brown / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

A MAD Hatter tea party took over Harlow College’s Reception last week, in aid of a local homeless charity. Art and design students from Harlow College were given the brief of creating a Mad Hatter tea party and a cake sale over the duration of Friday (April 16), which would be raising money for the…

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Erin uses the theatre to break down barriers between hearing and deaf people

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

ERIN Hutching is breaking down barriers between hearing people and deaf people in the arts. By combining deaf culture and the hearing world, she is able to tell real, personal stories on stage to create thought-provoking performances. Erin became involved with the Deaf and Hearing Ensemble at the end of 2014 after meeting director Jennifer…

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