Thurrock

Housing minister Gavin Barwell pays visit to Port of Tilbury

THE Port of Tilbury welcomed the Minister of State for Housing, Gavin Barwell MP, to the port last Thursday. Mr Barwell looked at the impact of a significant investment programme, including two major extensions to the port estate to accommodate projected business growth. The port has doubled in volume size in the past ten years […]

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Protest success as two Thurrock children’s centres stay open, but two others still to close

CHILDREN’S centres in Stanford-le-Hope and Aveley will remain open following a protest movement to save them. In December the Enquirer reported on a protest held outside Stanford Children’s Centre, organised by Thurrock Labour councillor Oliver Gerrish and concerned parents. Following the news that two of the four centres for 0-19-year-olds initially planned for closure would […]

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Anger as sewage water floods gardens in Purfleet

ANGRY residents at a row of homes in Purfleet had their gardens flooded by stinking sewage water last Friday, leaving a stench that remains today. The incident affected seven properties on London Road, close to Purfleet station, and is believed to have happened at around 1.30pm on Friday. Anglian Water is the company responsible for […]

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