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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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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Bright Futures: A new start for the unemployed

By Charlotte Young / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

BERNIE Davenport, 60, still turns up to work bright eyed and bushy tailed, after five years at Bright Futures. Working mainly with job centre referrals, and occasionally probation referrals, Bernie says ‘I like what I’m doing, people are nice. [I] get a lot of support’ and that she ‘loves making a difference’. The centre itself…

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‘Loo Of The Year Award’ Symbolises A Changing Harlow

By George Docking / 15th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE HARVEY Centre in Harlow is radically changing the social perception and economic status of the town in an evolving redevelopment, after winning a ‘Loo Of The Year Award’ for the best shopping centre toilets in England. Bryan Young, 54 general manager of The Harvey Centre has worked there for 17 years and been a…

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A family friendly interactive experience: ‘you can be one of Robin’s Gang too’

By George Docking / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE OPENING performance of ‘Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood’ runs from January 12 at 7.30pm at The Broxbourne Civic Theatre. The Broxbourne Theatre production takes the audience through the forests of Nottingham. Robin Hood and his Merry Men embark on an adventure to liberate The Babes from the clutches of the Evil…

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Shining a light on homelessness

By Adam Spartley / 11th December 2017 / 0 Comments

THE GIBBERD Gallery hosted an awards ceremony for three of Harlow College’s most promising Art and Design students: Adina Frunza, Eden Wright and Holly Allison. Astro Lighting, a Harlow based lighting manufacturer, commissioned Art and Design students to create pieces of art to be sold at auction in aid of the homeless charity Streets2Homes. ‘The…

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Romford artist brightens Harlow with his Christmas paintings

By George Docking / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

A ROMFORD ARTIST has painted a festive themed illustration on the windows of The Clock House pub in Harlow for the Christmas period. Kat Ball Deputy Manager of the pub said, ‘A lot of people have come in since they’ve seen the paintings.’ Paul Young, 46 has been a professional artist for the last 24…

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Top political journalists advise Harlow students: ‘Be nosy and demand answers’

By Adam Spartley / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College opened its doors to two heavyweights in the field of political journalism this month (December). Daily Mirror editor Kevin Maguire, and editor of The Daily Mail, Andrew Pierce, have each carved a very different path to the same destination, with Maguire’s strong Labour views balanced perfectly against ‘@toryboy’ Pierce’s proud Conservative affiliation. Watching…

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Flying into Harlow this Christmas: Peter Pan

By Ceile Brown / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

JELLYFISH, flying dancers, and even Princess Leia and Mary Poppins are bringing the magic of Christmas to Harlow Playhouse. The Playhouse is the home of Peter Pan from December 8 to the 31, where you can sit back and enjoy the jaw dropping vocals, and enthralling choreography. The show captured the full spirit of Peter…

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Uttlesford Youth Council – Making a better tomorrow for the youth of today

By Grace Perry / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

A YEAR ago, Uttlesford as a community was unfamiliar with the idea of a youth council. Recently however, a full youth council has been formed. This is down to John Starr, who held the first youth council meeting in March, and has many plans for the future of the voices of millennial’s across the district.…

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