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Harlow design students create unique graphics for ‘gig-theatre’ event

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College design students have produced their own unique graphics for a pop up venue in the Harvey Centre. As part of a special anti-valentines event by Pecho Mana, run by Harlow Playhouse, Mitch Hanrahan, Daniel Herbert and Josh Holmden took a spin on all three of their design ideas to create a visually striking…

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College student wins design award

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd February 2018 / 1 Comment

NICK Richards, a 20-year-old graphic design student at Harlow College, has just accomplished an extraordinary achievement by having his mural chosen to transform Prentice Place in Harlow. Nick said. ‘It was unexpected to be chosen. I feel really proud because I grew up in Harlow, so it’s nice to know something I have done will…

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Amnesty International launches group in Harlow

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW residents with a passion for human rights have the opportunity to join the new Amnesty International group in Harlow. Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights organisation to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The movement has recently received the Nobel Peace Prize for its life-saving…

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Students support TK Maxx to help sick children

By Grace Perry / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

STUDENTS at Burnt Mill Academy are donating their clothes to help sick children in support of the Give Up Clothes For Good campaign by TK Maxx. The academy is helping the fashion chain to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK’s work with childhood cancer by donating unwanted clothes. Kayleigh Trainor, head of humanities, said:…

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Go green or go home

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ESSEX County Council and partners have secured over a million pound grant to make buses more eco-friendly. Noticing high levels of emissions found in areas of Colchester Borough Council, Rochford District Council and Southend-on-Sea have made a joint securement to upgrade their buses. Essex is one of 20 local authorities in the country to have…

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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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Twelve-year-olds take charge of show production at Harlow School

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

FOR THE first time, Burnt Mill Academy had a show production team made up of 12-year-olds. The Year 8 students were challenged with responsibilities such as leadership, producing and designing to ensure the show was successful. Phil Watson, lead practitioner in drama, said: ‘Our senior drama company auditioned for roles in the full-length production.’ Mr…

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College students bring a little nature to Princess Alexandra Hospital

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College photography students have helped create a nature-themed environment in a ward at nearby Princess Alexandra Hospital, by donating examples of their work. Wildlife and nature photographs were presented to the Frailty Ward, part of the John Snow Unit at the hospital, after they were shortlisted in a competition held at the College. The…

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Popular children’s stories come to life at Burnt Mill Academy

By Grace Perry / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

STUDENTS at Burnt Mill Academy, Harlow, are bringing popular children’s books such as ‘Iron Man’ and ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ to life as part of working towards the Trinity Arts Award. Working with a partnering school, Little Parndon Primary Academy, also in Harlow, the students of Burnt Mill will be performing their own adaptations…

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