Be a Santa for a Senior have changed the lives of over 700,000 older people, providing up to an astounding 1.2 million gifts. The campaign was launched in the UK in 2012 and is sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.
Students from Harlow College have been helping to restore Harlow Town Park as part of a £2.8m regeneration programme.
The first Harlow College students to take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) were all buzzing with confidence at the recent award ceremony. The students we spoke to about their experience had one view in common: "NCS is FUN!".
Elliot and Pudsey
16 year old Harlow College A Level student, Elliot, has been selected for the BBC's One Show Rickshaw Challenge, following his involvement with Teens Unite, a project working with young people with cancer.
“Harlow has never seen anything quite like this before.”
Hundreds of people gathered in Harlow Town centre for an emotional morning supporting the Royal Anglian Regiment, who were exercising their freedom to march through the town.
Photo (l-r) Chair of the Council Tony Hall, Ken Woolcott (Harlow College Student Voice Officer), Anne Wafula Strike MBE and Jack Taylor (Harlow College Sports Enrichment Officer)
Super-fit staff and students at Harlow College are clearly feeling the benefits of a new wellbeing initiative, with the college scooping the Active Workplace of the Year Award at the recent Harlow Sports Awards 2015, organised jointly by Harlow Council and Active Harlow.
Former Harlow College Business student Nishall Garala (19, from Harlow) has been awarded Second Place in this year's national Student of the Year awards.
Angela Padilla with her design
Two talented Harlow College students have had their work chosen to be displayed in the pedestrian tunnels at Stansted Airport, where it will be seen by over 20 million visitors a year.
Harlow College scooped the Best Website/Social Media award at the recent Heart 4 Harlow Community and Business Awards, held at the Manor of Groves Hotel on Thursday 8 October.