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Christmas countdown begins at the Harvey Centre

By Chloe McKendrick / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

OH HOW Very Jolly! Christmas event arrives at The Harvey Centre to begin the Christmas countdown. Residents of Harlow will be treated to a Christmas spectacular with a day full of entertainment falling on November 18 between 11am until 4pm. Special guests of the event include the Frost Fairy who will be spreading her magic…

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Donate your coats to the homeless this winter

By Kloe Hackett / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

WITH winter fast approaching, Harlow Council has launched the town’s first ‘Coat Exchange Scheme’ for the homeless and vulnerable. Situated in the central library, the scheme hopes to see people donate their unwanted coats and jackets by simply hanging them up on a rail for those in need to come in and help themselves. Scarves,…

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Iron Maiden’s Dennis Stratton talks to the Harrier

By Grace Perry / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

DENNIS Stratton, former guitarist of heavy rock phenomenon Iron Maiden and current frontman of Lionheart, hails from Canning Town, East London, but is no stranger to touring globally. Born in 1952, Stratton was raised listening to the likes of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, who he notes as two of his major influences. Stratton…

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Exhibition Showing The Work Of Late Harlow Artist Harry Anderson

By George Docking / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE EXHIBITION ‘Innovators in Abstraction’ featuring the work of lifelong friends Harry Anderson and Charles Pulsford has been showing at the Gibberd Gallery in Harlow Town. The two met at Edinburgh College of Art. Charles was Harry’s tutor and they later became friends, sharing ideas and developing artistically together. Roger Lee, a staff member at…

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Equal learning opportunities for all at Harlow College

By Kloe Hackett / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

A WIDE range of learning support is available for Harlow College students with disabilities including those who suffer with a hearing impediment. Rebecca Nunn, Communications Support Worker with Deaf People at the college, works in a number of different ways to help and support deaf students and ensure they reach their learning goals. Initially into…

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‘BBC Introducing’ comes to Harlow

By Finlay Applegate / 10th November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE PLAYHOUSE is a hub for new and up-and-coming musical talent. Working alongside the BBC, the Playhouse presents ‘BBC Introducing’ every couple of months, with the latest on Tuesday November 7. Well known acts, including The 1975, Two Door Cinema Club, and Hertfordshire superstar George Ezra have all taken part within ‘BBC Introducing’. Jake Bugg…

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The Teamsters are live for Black Wax Radio

By Adam Spartley / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

LONDON rockers The Teamsters are keeping the ‘Harlow is 70’ celebrations going! Most 70th birthdays are noticeably more reserved than Harlow’s, in fact, it has been a birthday the most spoilt MTV starlets would struggle to top. The celebrations are slowly drawing to a close, and the town has been blessed with a remarkable year…

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Town Park marathon taking runners by storm

By Amy Huwes / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

THE HARLOW Park Run is an opportunity for anyone to sprint, jog or walk their way against the clock. Although the volunteers have maintained that the 5km run isn’t a race, some contestants seem to think otherwise. The free event is held every Saturday morning, whether the sun is shining or not. The organisation is…

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Harvey Centre Cineworld accessible to all

By Adam Spartley / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

THE NEW Harvey Centre Cineworld is intent on bringing the cinema experience to everyone. With the global battle between the big screen and online movie streaming growing fiercer, there is still little doubt that the best way to enjoy a new release is to book tickets at your nearest movie theatre. And as the roster…

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Harlow Council calls for action on unauthorised encampments

By Chloe McKendrick / 13th October 2017 / 0 Comments

Article by Charlie Young and Chloe McKendrick HARLOW Council has accused Essex County Council of not getting to grips with the issue of traveller camps in Essex. In 2015, Harlow Council was the first Council in the country to introduce an injunction that declared a removal of unauthorised encampments within 24 hours. The injunction was…

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