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Petrol prices set to rise up to £1.40 a litre in Essex

By Amy Huwes / 5th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW motorists have been warned that they could face an increase in petrol prices with no chance of a let up in the near future.   Petrol prices have been constantly on the rise across the UK over the past years, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Chronicle Live and Essex Live…

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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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Teen fundraising enthusiast completes his latest event

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

TEENAGER Matthew Hart, recently completed his latest fundraising event in aid of a cold cuddle cot for Princess Alexandra Hospital’s maternity unit, Harlow. The 15-year-old student at Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow began raising money for a variety of charities when he was just nine years old. At his latest fundraiser, Matthew raised over £1,645.50…

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Disused Harlow town centre shop transformed into ‘gig theatre’

By George Docking / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

A DISUSED shop unit in the Harvey Centre was transformed into a ‘Gig-Theatre’ called the ‘Anti-Valentine’s Day Takeover’ as an alternative way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. It featured the award winning Medea Electronica performed by Pecho Mama in a creatively charged, alternative British, 1980’s adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy. Pecho Mama’s performance was a…

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Harlow deputy-principal joins celebrations of International Women’s Day

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

LOUISE Turner of Harlow College revealed the importance of International Women’s Day and her role as a feminist in a recent interview. She highlighted how far women had come within the past 100 years but acknowledged that the fight for gender equality continues. Deputy Principal Louise spoke of her interest in the education sector, stating,…

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Harlow Library has jumped on board an inclusive strategy to help those with learning disabilities

By Ceile Brown / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

INCLUSIVE Communications Essex (ICE) is broadening its reach, and has arrived in Harlow Library, offering teaching packages to families and carers of adults with learning disabilities. A display table has opened up at Harlow Library, demonstrating the types of books and resources available, which help those in need use a variety of forms of communication.…

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Harlow couple raising money to open primary school in Cambodia

By Amy Huwes / 3rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

YOUNG couple Adam and Ramona are hoping to raise £15,000 by January 2019 in order to build an education centre in Cambodia. So far, the two have raised over 30% of their target, and are well on their way to improving the lives of Cambodian children.   Adam, 26, and Ramona, 23, discovered their passion…

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Council’s fight to encourage fitness

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Council is taking steps to encourage residents to get fit after research showed they have lower than average levels of physical activity. Residents and local sports clubs were invited to give their views on sport and physical activity in the hope of improving participation levels. Two online surveys hoped to gather data on what…

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‘PRINCE’-ipal Charming sets out to find a match for his discovered missing shoe

By Grace Perry / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy has organised an event where head teacher Allan Osbourne will dress as Prince Charming and search the corridors high and low for a shoe that matches the one he found. Pupils in Turner and Hockney classes at Little Parndon Primary Academy, a partnering school of Burnt Mill, had to send their shoe…

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The ‘Routes’ to the top.

By Finlay Applegate / 15th February 2018 / 0 Comments

‘ROUTES’ the new EP for Lewis Bootle has come out and started with a bang to 2018. Lewis Bootle, the up-and-coming Singer from Ware, Hertfordshire. Has released his third EP ‘Routes’. After his previous EP’s, ‘Friction in the Funds’ and ‘The Seed’ he has added another , with his guitar genius and story-like narrative the…

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