Crash involving lorry and car on A414 near Clock Tower roundabout in Harlow

A crash involving a lorry and a car on the A414 near the Clock Tower roundabout in Harlow is causing delays this evening (Tuesday, July 29).

Published: 15:50 Tue 29 Jul 2014

A man in his 70s suffered serious injuries during a street robbery near Kaz’s Indian restaurant in Partridge Road, Harlow.

Published: 12:37 Tue 29 Jul 2014

A MOTORIST jailed for 10 years for a road rage crash in Harlow in 2004 in which a seven-week-old baby girl died is back behind bars after committing another driving offence.

Published: 09:55 Tue 29 Jul 2014

HARLOW’S new Aldi store will open its doors on Thursday (July 31) at 8am.

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: 14:16 Tue 29 Jul 2014

US President Barack Obama is a fan and now Five Guys burger restaurant is to open an eatery in Harlow.

Published: 11:41 Tue 29 Jul 2014

Essex Police has used new legislation to protect women believed to be at risk of domestic violence 54 times since the system went live eight weeks ago.

Published: 09:33 Tue 29 Jul 2014

Litter bugs who throw rubbish out of their car windows are the biggest summer annoyance to other drivers, a survey conducted by the AA shows.

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.

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ANGRY: Andrew Osagie (Pic courtesy of Op_Photographic (s))

Commonwealth Games: Andrew Osagie furious after 'unbelievable' disqualification

ANDREW Osagie has reacted angrily to his controversial disqualification from the 800m heats at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Published: 14:07 Tue 29 Jul 2014

SKIPPER Rehman Ahmed blamed “poor shot selection” as his Harlow side slumped to a three wicket defeat at Buckhurst Hill in division one of the Shepherd Neame Essex League.

Published: 12:49 Tue 29 Jul 2014
NEW DEAL? Netherland's Ron Vlaar (Pic: PA)

TOTTENHAM Hotspur transfer target Ron Vlaar is to be offered a new deal by Aston Villa to fend off the approaches of the North Londoners and Southampton.

Published: 09:04 Tue 29 Jul 2014

HARLOW Running Club staged the 25th running of the Harlow 10 Mile Road Race.

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: 13:42 Tue 29 Jul 2014
SHOCKED: Andrew Osagie (Pic: Andrew Franczak)

ANDREW Osagie has blasted his Commonwealth Games 800m disqualification in an interview with Herts & Essex News immediately after the controversial race this afternoon (Tuesday).

Published: 11:50 Tue 29 Jul 2014
SHARP SHOOTER: Jo Harten in action during the Commonwealth Games (Pic: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

IT was all smiles from England goal shooter Jo Harten as she helped get her team back on track to qualify for semi-finals with an emphatic 70-24 demolition of Trinidad and Tobago.

Published: 13:45 Mon 28 Jul 2014
LISBON SWOOP? Mauricio Pochettino (Pic: PA)

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

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.

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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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