From Dover to Monte Carlo for charity

By Leah Bloxham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

A WARE businessman has travelled 824 miles in an epic ‘top-gear’ style challenge in a car that only cost £200. Chris Morgan, the co-founder of e-learning company, New Skills Academy, joined together with his friend and co-driver, Paul Woolard, for their four-day expedition to raise money for the life changing Martha Trust charity. The journey,…

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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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Rockney legend Chas Hodges to bring street pianos to Harlow

By Grace Perry / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ONE HALF of Cockney phenomenon Chas And Dave – Chas Hodges, is set to launch a musical campaign in Harlow, aimed at bringing street pianos to the town. The band, who’s musical style is labelled as ‘Rockney’ (Rock and Cockney) is notable for it’s tongue-in-cheek lyrics and hits such as ‘Rabbit’, coming from the Cockney…

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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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Technology bringing schools from around the world to Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, recently established as an Apple Distinguished School, has had visitors from around the world, including Russia, Sweden, Finland and Austria, to see how technology is used in education. The visitors were in the UK to attend the Bett conference at the Excel London. The event is where companies come together to celebrate and…

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Harlow Open exhibition grand opening

By Adam Spartley / 25th January 2018 / 0 Comments

THE GIBBERD Gallery is showcasing the work for this year’s Harlow Open exhibition. The Harlow Open is possibly the town’s most anticipated event of the year for artists and art fans, and the works on display were admired by all visitors. Chair of the Harlow Arts Trust Chris Snoe said: “It really is almost a…

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Death of beloved llama at Pets’ Corner

By Charlotte Young / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

MARK the Llama, of Harlow’s Pets’ Corner, has died at the age 24. The beloved llama passed away due to old age on January 15. Mark joined the other animals in 1997 at age three. He leaves behind his mate, Dorothy, and two children, Lotty and Lola. After hearing the news, people have posted meaningful…

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Proposed quarry could be dangerous to Stanstead Abbotts residents

By Ceile Brown / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

Heavy traffic, harmful dust, and disappearing countryside are to be expected. Stanstead Abbotts’ quarry proposal is causing uproar with local residents, as the potential dangers to humans and animals come to light. Hertfordshire County Council proposed in November last year, that the Briggens Estate should become a quarry site, extracting nearly 11 million minerals over…

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Too hot to handle! Eddie and the Hot Rods to set Burnt Mill Academy alight with performance in February

By Grace Perry / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

LEGENDARY ‘pub rock’ phenomenon Eddie and the Hot Rods are set to perform an intimate gig in Harlow at Burnt Mill Academy’s new music venue, ‘Club Foot’. The band, originally from Canvey Island in Essex formed in 1975, and have reformed several times since. They are best known for their 1977 UK top ten hit…

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Theatre company ‘Bedazzle’ inspiring Harlow College students

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

DIANE Janssen, a former actress, has dedicated her time to a theatre company that focuses on giving students the tools they need to make the best of their lives. Diane established Bedazzle September 9 2006, with her business partner and husband Phil in Saffron Walden. ‘I ran my own little Bedazzle course at Harlow College…

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