Racial abuse arrest: police seek witnesses to incident outside Asda in Water Gardens, Harlow

Witnesses to an alleged incident of racial abuse in Harlow town centre on Friday night (July 25) are being sought by police “as a matter of urgency”.

Published: 08:57 Mon 28 Jul 2014

FILMING of a new reality show set to rival The Only Way is Essex has been taking place in Harlow.

Published: 16:19 Mon 28 Jul 2014

A broken-down bus is causing delays on the M11 roundabout in Harlow this afternoon (Monday, July 28).

Published: 11:12 Mon 28 Jul 2014

The M11's northbound link road to the clockwise and anti-clockwise M25 at junction six will be closed between 10pm to 5.30am, for two nights from tomorrow (Tuesday, July 29). A clearly signed diversion

Published: 09:05 Mon 28 Jul 2014

A TWO-VEHICLE accident has partially blocked the carriageway at the junction of Mill Street and Hastingwood Road in Harlow this morning (Monday, July 28).

Published: 16:41 Mon 28 Jul 2014
Harlow potholes

ESSEX County Council has published a list of the 700 worst urban local roads – including 98 in Harlow – it is targeting in a £17.5m maintenance programme.

Published: 12:48 Mon 28 Jul 2014

A Conservative move to replace the EU flag at Harlow Civic Centre with the Cross of St George has been blocked by the ruling Labour group.

Published: 09:34 Mon 28 Jul 2014

FAMILIES can now pick up a money-off parking voucher when visiting Essex’s Country Parks

Published: 14:00 Sun 27 Jul 2014
From left, Matthew Green, CBF sales director, Wayne Avers, Mark Gamble and Nick Brewer, winners from Panel Supplies, and Trevor Price, CBF managing director

A SAWBRIDGEWORTH brokerage firm organised a golf day which raised at least £2,500 for charity.

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LISBON SWOOP? Mauricio Pochettino (Pic: PA)

Tottenham Hotspur boss Pochettino closes in on Portuguese defender

TOTTENHAM Hotspur are working on a deal to bring Sporting Lisbon right-back Miguel Lopes to White Hart Lane.

Published: 11:24 Mon 28 Jul 2014
ALL SMILES: Cheshunt's Laura Trott (Pic: Kerigh Palmer)

Mercury sports reporter Andrew Franczak reflects on the contrasting emotions he has witnessed so far from athletes at the Commonwealth Games

Published: 10:58 Mon 28 Jul 2014
POSTPONEMENT: Rye House Rockets' promoter Len Silver (Pic Steve Weemes)

FOLLOWING Great Britain’s stunning qualification for this Saturday’s World Cup final, a frustrated Len Silver has had little choice but to postpone the same night’s scheduled match between the Rye House Rockets and Newcastle in order to avoid a crowd-sapping clash with the Lions’ televised fixture.

Published: 08:37 Mon 28 Jul 2014

HARLOW Athletic Club’s members have been shining in recent weeks, with 2016 Paralympics hopeful Richard Chiassarro among them.

Published: 14:25 Sun 27 Jul 2014
BRAZIL MOVE? Arsenal manager Arsene Wenge (Pic: Stephen Pond/PA Wire)

ARSENAL are set to beat Tottenham Hotspur to the punch with a £15.8m swoop for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa - a player Spurs have been tracking this summer.

Published: 11:21 Mon 28 Jul 2014
19/7/2014 Harlow RFC minis day (s)

A FUN time was had by budding Johnny Wilkinsons and Margaret Alphonsis as youngsters gave the oval ball game a try at Harlow Rugby Club.

Published: 10:55 Mon 28 Jul 2014
TUMBLE: Edward Kennett (Pic: Ian Bush (s))

THE new-look Rye House Rockets are still looking for their first away point of their Premier League programme after holding their hosts fairly tightly in the first half their latest fixture at Newcastle but ultimately slipping away to a 54-38 defeat.

Published: 20:11 Sun 27 Jul 2014
Jo Harten, left, pictured in action against New Zealand earlier this year (s)

HARLOW'S Jo Harten bounced back from the disappointment of losing to Australia to contribute 20 goals as England beat South Africa 41-35 on Sunday (July 27).

Published: 19:58 Sat 26 Jul 2014

RYE House Rockets’ long haul up the country for the first leg of their latest northern tour proved to be a wasted effort, as their Premier League match at Berwick was lost to heavy rain just 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of 7pm.

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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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