Journalism

Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate: ‘I’m just a regular woman who will have your back’

By Kloe Hackett / 9th May 2018 / 1 Comment

LABOUR’S parliamentary candidate has made claims that Robert Halfon MP’s voting history in parliament suggests that he is against the people he represents in Harlow. Upon visiting Harlow College recently, to speak to students before the general elections took place on May 3rd, Laura McAlpine came across as being passionate for her hometown, and as…

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Primary School Pupils Design Pages at The Guardian

By Charlotte Young / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

YEAR 6 pupils from Little Parndon Primary Academy, Harlow, got some tips from the top when they visited The Guardian newspaper.   The budding journalists made the front page when they visited to the newsroom of the national tabloid in February. They were treated to reporters and sub-editors taking them through the process of putting…

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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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Prentice Park set to get £3m regeneration.

By Finlay Applegate / 15th March 2018 / 0 Comments

THE REGENERATION of Prentice Park in Potter Street will start next week, after they got proposals approved by Essex County Council for the refurbishment. This regeneration plans to refurbish 15 homes inside and out, including council housing, new roofing, a new car parking area, storage facilities for shops to ensure mess is limited and transforming…

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The homeless man with a PHD living in his car has died

By Adam Spartley / 6th March 2018 / 2 Comments

A HOMELESS Harlow man, who for a long time lived in his car in Church Langley, has died. It is understood that Hamid Farahi died in a motel during the freak cold weather this week. He was 55 years old. Hamid had become a well known figure to many customers of Tesco’s in Church Langley,…

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Harlow rubbish collection under threat

By Sarah Eneberg / 16th February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council’s waste collection service is under threat after it was forced to look for a new company when the tender process collapsed. The Labour-controlled council agreed in December 2018 to award a contract for rubbish collection to an unnamed organisation to start at the end of June. However, at a recent meeting of the…

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Neck Deep get the O2 Academy Brixton on their feet.

By Finlay Applegate / 15th February 2018 / 0 Comments

Neck Deep arrive at The O2 Academy Brixton with a bang. Welsh Pop-Punk band Neck Deep have arrived in London on their European Tour and have put on a show for the ages. Fans attending the show witnessed another amazing show from the band, with a mixture of their albums including their newest album ‘The…

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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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Help For Hamid

By Adam Spartley / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

‘They burnt it to the ground, and everything in it….even my medication’, says Hamid Farahi, about the tent he was living in up until a few months ago. Born in Iran in 1962, Hamid was a promising student conscripted into the army at 18 years old, who after service went on to obtain a degree…

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Plans for Stanstead Abbots 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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