Harlow’s Bright Future – the next 70 years

Feb 12

Harlow’s Bright Future – the next 70 years

Jon Clempner This article is a slight update from the one first published in the Heart4Harlow business and community awards brochure in October 2017 In 2017, Harlow is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its designation as a New Town. There were many community events, supported or organised by the Council, by community groups, faith groups, and individuals. They...

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Proud of Harlow

Aug 06

Proud of Harlow

Harlow often gets a bad rap. Mainly from people who have never been here, and know nothing about it. Harlow, which celebrated its 65th year as a new town in 2012, has many things to be proud of. From its wonderful green spaces, designed into the very fabric of the town as part of its Master Plan by Sir Frederick Gibberd, its legacy of wonderful public art, including...

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Resigned from Cabinet

Nov 22

Resigned from Cabinet

As there will be some speculation as to the reasons for my resignation from the Cabinet of Harlow District Council, I need to put the record straight. I have resigned as a member of Cabinet on a point of principle, due to my unhappiness at the manner in which the termination of the Contract between Harlow Council and Harlow Welfare Rights and Advice was handled,...

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Harlow Gems

Aug 30

Harlow Gems

There are many things that are great about Harlow, some of these include A fantastic centre for innovation, with many firsts, including the first multipurpose leisure centre, the first residential tower block and the great technical innovations that are at the heart of modern communications such as the invention of Fibre Optics (and as our local MP pointed out the...

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