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Fighter jets over Stortford and Harlow amid emergency situation at Stansted Airport

RAF fighter jets were scrambled and flights in and out of Stansted Airport were suspended temporarily this evening (Wednesday, July 23) during an emergency situation.

Published: 10:53 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Do you recognise the man depicted in this efit?

Detectives in Harlow have issued an efit of a man they want to identify after an attempted distraction burglary in Harlow.

Published: 15:07 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Viv Chipperfield and daughter Claire were among those who invited the public into their garden in Hastingwood

The 20th annual Harlow Open Gardens Weekend has raised £6,400 for St Clare Hospice.

Published: 14:09 Wed 23 Jul 2014

Police are advising motorists to avoid the anticlockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 28 (Brook Street) and junction 27 (M11) following a two vehicle crash.

Published: 09:00 Wed 23 Jul 2014

A Harlow academy has joined forces with repairs and maintenace provider Kier to clean up the town.

Published: 09:02 Thu 24 Jul 2014

Police want to trace three people in a 4x4-style Mercedes which was seen outside of a Harlow home at the time that a burglary took place.

Published: 15:07 Wed 23 Jul 2014

A pet shop in Harlow will be holding a workshop to provide pet owners with tips on how to protect their pets in the sun and heat this summer.

Published: 10:51 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Leaves Retreat owner Rachel Gumbs and The Voice UK winner Jermain Jackman

A new hair salon welcomed The Voice UK winner Jermain Jackman to its grand opening.

Published: 07:00 Wed 23 Jul 2014

ALMOST 3,000 emergency 999 calls were made in Hertfordshire and Essex as the East of England Ambulance Service experienced its busiest weekend of the year so far.

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Commonwealth Games: Team England strike gold to inspire Herts & Essex athletes

WHAT a great start for Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as Jodie Stimson won the first gold medal of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing first in the women's triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.

Published: 11:28 Thu 24 Jul 2014
England's Nick Matthew carries the flag as they arrive during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park, Glasgow (Pic: PA (s))

THE Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony delivered Barrowman, Boyle, Nessie, Rod Stewart and whisky galore in abundance as Scotland showcased its beauty to a staggeringly high audience of one billion.

Published: 07:25 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Chinedu McKenzie has returned to Harlow Town FC

FIVE trialists are aiming to impress before Hawks boss Danny Chapman decides on how his squad will shape up for the start of the Ryman League division one north campaign.

Published: 09:18 Wed 23 Jul 2014

The 20th Commonwealth Games will start in Glasgow tonight with an official opening by the Queen.

Published: 17:35 Tue 22 Jul 2014
MATCH-WINNING INNINGS: Imran Qadir made 101 in Harlow's win over Hadleigh and Thundersley

AN aggressive century from Imran Qadir was the key innings for Harlow as they beat Hadleigh & Thundersley by four wickets at home in division one of the Shepherd Neame Essex Cricket League.

Published: 11:26 Thu 24 Jul 2014
STRIKER DECISIONS: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (Pic: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

AC Milan are closing in on a swoop for Arsenal striker Joel Campbell, after he shone at the World Cup.

Published: 11:02 Wed 23 Jul 2014
MOVING ON? Arsenal's Santi Cazorla, left (Pic Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

SPANISH champions Atletico Madrid are set to make a double transfer raid on Arsenal this summer.Atletico boss Diego Simeone want to sign Gunners duo Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla.

Published: 07:45 Wed 23 Jul 2014

A TEAM of just 12 athletes secured third place for Harlow Athletic Club in the penultimate round of the Southern Women’s League.

Published: 12:33 Tue 22 Jul 2014
MOVING ON? France's Morgan Schneiderlin (AP Photo/David Vincent)

SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino is lining up a double raid on his former club Southampton.

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What's On

July 2014


  • HARLOW College has celebrated another record-breaking year of A-Level results.
  • HARLOW bobbies took a sound beating on the football pitch yesterday (Sunday, August 5) when they took on a Celebrity XI team to raise over £1,300 for charity.
  • We asked readers to submit their pictures of the Olympic Torch relay as it passed through Harlow - and we were delighted with the response.
  • ALMOST 20,000 people lined the streets of Harlow this morning (Saturday, July 7) to cheer on the Olympic Torch as it wound its way through the town centre on day 50 of its 70-day journey across the UK.
  • MORE than 1,200 people - many of them dressed in pink and wearing flashing bunny ears - set off from the Water Gardens car park in Harlow town centre at the start of the St Clare Hospice Midnight Walk on Saturday evening.
Published: 16:36 Tue 25 Feb 2014
Market Update

With so many different sources reporting on the state of the housing market, the message is often mixed and at the best confusing. Last year the market was on the move and house prices were on the up.

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