Poundland to open new store at Staple Tye

BUDGET discount chain Poundland is opening another shop in Harlow.

Published: 16:13 Thu 17 Apr 2014
Comedian Ed Byrne enters a giant zorb to draw St Clare Hospice's spring raffle. Pic: Vikki Lince

COMEDIAN Ed Byrne dived into a yellow zorb to draw the winning ticket for the St Clare Hospice spring raffle, which has raised a record-breaking £32,251.

Published: 13:28 Thu 17 Apr 2014

POLICE are looking to bolster their search dog capability by appealing to Essex residents for any unwanted gundog breeds.

Published: 10:39 Thu 17 Apr 2014

A PENSIONER who was caught pleasuring himself while looking at a pornographic magazine while sitting in his car has admitted outraging public decency.

Published: 09:02 Wed 16 Apr 2014
Picture: Owen Humphries/PA

ESSEX County Council say 93.5 per cent of parents have been offered their first or second choice of primary school for the next academic year.

Published: 15:04 Thu 17 Apr 2014

AN unmarked police car has been stolen from outside a house in west Essex.

Published: 12:00 Thu 17 Apr 2014

FROM chocolate workshops to egg hunts and arts and craft activities, families in Harlow will be spoilt for choice with things to do this bank holiday. Here are 10 suggestions for the bank holiday weekend:

Published: 11:42 Wed 16 Apr 2014

A YOUNG man suffered cuts and bruises after he was assaulted while riding his bike in Harlow.

Published: 12:12 Wed 16 Apr 2014

DETECTIVES in Harlow are investigating a burglary at house in Lodge Hall, Harlow, yesterday (Tuesday, April 15).

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High hopes for new Sawbridgeworth skipper Andy McGarry after switch from Harlow

SAWBRIDGEWORTH Cricket Club have high hopes for their first team in the new-look Hertfordshire Premier League, under the captaincy of Andy McGarry.

Published: 11:59 Thu 17 Apr 2014
TITLE HOPES DASHED: Rye House Rockets' rider Jason Garrity (Pic: Ian Bush (s)

RYE House Rockets rider Jason Garrity was left distraught and in tears after seeing his hopes of victory in the British U-21 Final dashed by a crash in the title decider.

Published: 07:41 Thu 17 Apr 2014

A TOP-three finish in the Herts Basketball League division two was assured by Harlow Hawks after an impressive 70-55 victory against North Herts Knights.

Published: 09:40 Wed 16 Apr 2014
14/04/14 Harlow marathon runners - Harlow, Harlow
Harlow runners that completed 2014 London Marathon

HARLOW Running Club fielded 14 runners in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon.

Published: 08:49 Wed 16 Apr 2014

ALEX Read smashed through the 50-goal barrier as he struck twice as Harlow Town dispatched Redbridge 4-2 to continue their march towards the Ryman League division one north play-offs.

Published: 10:46 Thu 17 Apr 2014
WEST HAM BOUND? Manchester City's Joleon Lescott, left (s)

West Ham target Joleon Lescott, Tottenham boss under pressure to play Lamela, Draxler downplays Arsenal move plus Chelsea latest . . .

Published: 16:48 Wed 16 Apr 2014
COUNTY FINALISTS: Parsloe Athletic squad who reached the Essex Junior Cup Final (s)

PARSLOE Athletic were undone by a late goal as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat against Belfry in the Essex Junior Cup final.

Published: 09:31 Wed 16 Apr 2014
SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski in action (s)

Keeper Fabianski wants to stay at Arsenal, Chelsea boss closes in on Diego Costa plus Tottenham and West Ham latest . . .

Published: 16:22 Tue 15 Apr 2014
WORLD CHAMP BACK AT RYE: World speedway champion Tai Woffiden will race at Rye House later this month (s)

CURRENT world champion and former Rye House Rocket Tai Woffinden will be the star attraction when the Hoddesdon circuit hosts the semi-final of this year’s British Championship on April 30 (7.30pm).

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April 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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