Thurrock NCS teens take part in volunteering action day

A GROUP of community-minded Thurrock teenagers have taken a role in highlighting the difficulties faced by people with mental illness as part of a national day of community volunteering. The four 17 year olds are raising awareness and funds on behalf of the Thurrock Mind charity shop in Grays. They spent the afternoon at Grays […]

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News of Lower Thames Crossing route divides the county

LAST week’s news that the Government would be pressing ahead with the Lower Thames Crossing at Option C Variant 3 has exposed the clear divide in opinion that exists within the county. While Thurrock councillors and MPs have been highly vocal in their opposition to the plan, which will take vehicles through Ockendon, Orsett and […]

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Direct Travel Team look to continue rapid growth in Southend

SINCE starting up at the start of 2012 with just six employees, telemarketing and sales firm Direct Travel Team has grown rapidly. From six employees in the telemarketing team, the company, based in Warrior Square, Southend, have grown year on year, and were even trusted by David Cameron’s Conservative Party in the years leading up […]

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