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Fallen heroes

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Events across the borough Remembrance Sunday Events were held across Thurrock at the weekend as part of Remembrance Day commemorations as thousands came together on mass to remember those lost in two World Wars and the many conflicts since. Purfleet hosted an early remembrance event on...

Fallen Heroes

Remembrance weekend saw numerous events held across Essex Events were held across Essex at the weekend as part of Remembrance Day commemorations as people came...

Fallen heroes

Remembrance Sunday Thousands flocked to pay their respects to those who sacrificed their life in two World Wars and many conflicts since, as well as...

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Rochford District Council

Motorists will be able to park free all day

Free parking all day on four Saturdays Rochford District Council has agreed to free parking in its car parks all day on the four Saturdays...
Education Awards

Recognising Thurrock’s Educators

The fourth annual Thurrock Education Awards were held in Grays last Friday and the event saw some of the brightest lights in the world...
High School Musical

Auditions open for upcoming Thurrock production

High School Musical Thurrock’s RARE Productions have announced their next show will be teen classic, High School Musical, and auditions are coming up soon. RARE, the...
Charlie Passingham, Delta Air Lines Rising Star Award winner and Nat Pieper, Senior Vice President Delta Air Lines

Romford man battles anxiety to win ‘rising star’ award

The award was given by The Prince's Trust A Romford man has been awarded a prestigious recognition from youth charity The Prince’s Trust at a...
Cards Direct, Mercury Mall, Romford

A Festive deck of cards

Cards Direct at Mercury Mall With the festive season fast approaching, now is the time to buy Christmas cards, gift wrap and novelties and Cards...
n The Village Indiya team receiving their award last week, presented by Michael Buerk (L)

A Gray’s Indian restaurant scoops top award

Team presented with award by broadcasting legend Michael Buerk A Thurrock Indian restaurant has been celebrating recently after winning an award, presented to them by...
Martin Golding

Driving safety campaign launched in Havering with emotive speech

‘Safe Drive Stay Alive’ launched at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch Havering Borough launched their annual ‘Safe Drive Stay Alive’ campaign at the Queen’s Theatre in...
East Tilbury medical centre

East Tilbury medical centre saved after council intervention

Councillor James Halden intervened on behalf of Thurrock Council The previously at-risk medical centre in East Tilbury has been saved following swift intervention from Thurrock...
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Swimmers from Basildon club selected for regional camps

Eight members of Basildon and Phonix Swimming Club going to winter camps Eight Essex swimmers have been selected for the Essex and Regional talent camps,...
Santa and the elves

Santa’s coming to town

Adventure park gives disadvantaged families sneak preview of Christmas spectacular Families facing difficult times were invited to attend Marsh Farm Adventure Park last Sunday to...
Panathlon

Thurrock team crowned champions

A team made up students from across Thurrock won a sports charity title this week Children with disabilities and special needs from Thurrock were crowned...
Lizzy has already made up 30 shoeboxes

Billericay mum donates gifts to women’s refuge through Project Shoebox

Gifts for victims of domestic violence in Essex A mum from Billericay is collecting toiletries to put in shoeboxes to give to victims of domestic violence...
Tilbury Pioneer Academy's new fuse ball table

Tesco is bags of help

Voters in supermarket help raise funds for Tilbury academy Tilbury Pioneer Academy recently took part in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to raise funds...
Lucy Wells

Hair-raising donation

Grays schoolgirl donates nearly two feet of her hair A pupil from a Thurrock school bravely agreed to have a significant amount of her hair...
Pradip (in green) in Nepal with fellow trekkers

A Himalayan trekker from Thurrock hopes to inspire more fundraisers

Man raises over £3,000 for Age UK Essex A Thurrock man is urging others to support charity, Age UK Essex, by sharing details of an...
(L-R) Rabbi Sunderland, Mr Masters and Mr Rosindell

A true hero and gentlemen

Romford war hero celebrated in special service A very special service was held at Romford Synagogue on Remembrance Sunday to honour the Jewish service men...
Bedfords Park (credit Essex Wildlife Trust)

Locals fighting off application to build adventure site in Havering park

Friends of Bedfords Park are challenging the plans Havering community group 'Friends of Bedfords Park’ have launched a petition urging the council to reject an...
Tony Cottee

Hammers legend Tony’s good turn in Southend

Ex-West Ham player patron of Southend charity West Ham legend Tony Cottee, patron of charity Clowns in the Sky, dedicated to the welfare of children...
Hathaway Academy

Thurrock academy awards for class of 2017

Grays school holds annual awards presentation evening More than 100 students, parents, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of The Hathaway Academy Class...
halo fitting

Signs looking good for Sarah after first op

Rare genetic condition called Ehlers Danlos A women from Rochford who raised £130,000 to have life saving surgery in Spain is recovering from a successful...
Alcohol abuse

Thousands of Essex teenagers with alcoholic parents according to new research

16,200 young people affected across Essex Parents’ alcohol abuse is damaging the lives of an estimated 68,000 teenagers in the East of England, according to...
Professor Peter Hobson

Writtle academic helps beech forest gain protected status

Essex's own Writtle University College part of international effort to protect ancient beech trees The efforts of a group of 120 international experts including a...
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Fallen heroes

Events across the borough Remembrance Sunday Events were held across Thurrock at the weekend as part of Remembrance Day commemorations as thousands came together on...
Arthur Collins

TOWIE star’s ex convicted over acid attack

Arthur Collins found guilty of several counts of GBH and ABH A man who threw acid in a crowded Hackney nightclub injuring more than 20...
The War Memorial on Billericay High Street

Fallen Heroes

Remembrance weekend saw numerous events held across Essex Events were held across Essex at the weekend as part of Remembrance Day commemorations as people came...
Romford Remembrance Day parade

Fallen heroes

Remembrance Sunday Thousands flocked to pay their respects to those who sacrificed their life in two World Wars and many conflicts since, as well as...
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Two Barking and Dagenham estate agents penalised by trading standards

Both failed to declare membership of  Client Money Protection Scheme Two Barking and Dagenham letting agents have been made to pay out thousands of pounds...
NHS

Accident and Emergency at Chelmsford’s Broomfield Hospital very busy today NHS warns

Very High Demand for A&E Services Today Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, which includes Chelmsford's Broomfield Hospital, is warning patients to avoid using its...
Gold medal winning Eloise Squibb

Schoolgirl from Brentwood wins top prize in showjumping competition

Brentwood's Eloise jumping for gold A schoolgirl from Brentwood helped win a gold medal for England last month in an International showjumping competition. Showjumper Eloise Squibb’s...
Andrea Daly

Unsolved murder of Andrea Daly

Andrea Daly's Unsolved murder in Rochford Rd, Southend on 10/11/2005 anniversary appeal We continue to investigate the death of a mum in a house fire...

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