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Shopping centre floor turned into mini town

Last Week, level one of The Mercury Shopping Centre was transformed into a miniature town by over 250 local students and children as part...

The Redcoats are coming

ON Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June at 10am am the redcoats will be out in force at Tilbury Fort, Tilbury, Essex. Tilbury Fort will...

‘Keep all our libraries open for our children’

Over 500 people joined what is believed to be the first ever protest march in Galleywood’s history recently to say no to the planned...

Vintage tea dance at Woodlands school

An original 1950’s dancing dress, decorative antique china and dancing that would have scored highly on a Strictly Come Dancing scoreboard were all part...

Local schools compete in cross country finals

Over 1,200 pupils from local primary schools competed at the Essex Cross Country Finals, which included running distances of 1000m and 1500m, held at...

WIN! WIN! WIN! A trip to Marsh Farm’s Superhero Event this May Half Term

Enter our competition and you could win four tickets to the Superhero Event at Marsh Farm running 25th - 31st May. We’ve super Superheroes to...

WIN! WIN! WIN! Chimerica: ‘Electrifying thriller’

EARNING PLAUDITS galore and described as an 'electrifying thriller' by The Guardian, Olivier award-winning playwright Lucy Kirkwood's stage play Chimerica is set for the...

THE FAST AND THE CURIOUS RUSSELL KANE

** 2019 UK TOUR - MORE DATES ANNOUNCED ** Following extraordinary public demand, Russell Kane has added a further run of dates to his brand...

CLIENT FOCUS – Mercury loves Fathers

With Father’s Day on Sunday, 16 June, and to give you the chance to show how much you care, the shops and stores at...

‘From endless hunger to constant exhaustion; 3 Reasons why you should pay attention...

It’s no surprise that in today’s fast-paced world we consume way too much sugar. According to the NHS, sugar consumption should account for no...

WIN WIN WIN Haircare for Men

This Father’s Day give your dad the gift of thicker, fuller hair with award-winning products from Philip Kingsley. The brand provides bespoke treatments for...

Top tips for stress free travel this summer

With today’s hectic and ‘always on’ lifestyle, it’s more important than ever to take time to unwind and relax. Spending time doing the things...

What’s Set to Bloom at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2019

On Tuesday 21st May, the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show will make its return, as the go-to destination for the very latest in garden...

Thrive room opens

South Green Junior School in Billericay held the grand opening of their newly built Thrive Room on Friday May 3. Hazel Powling, the Chair of...

Hundreds turn out for charity cycle ride

Hundreds of cyclists enjoyed the spring sunshine on Sunday 5th May as they took part in the tenth Pedal for The J’s charity cycle...

Couple celebrate 50 years

A couple who together have clocked up 50 years of volunteering, were presented with an award for outstanding services to the community. Ann Appleton 69,...

More police officers on Havering’s streets

Havering will have more police officers on the streets after the Council’s Cabinet agreed last night to fund five new posts to help tackle...

Council takes action on littering and dog fouling

Thurrock Council continues to take action on littering throughout the borough after three litter offenders were forced to pay more than £1,000 between them. On...

DP World’s new taskforce to reduce single plastics

DP World London Gateway in Corringham has established a taskforce of suppliers and local businesses to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic being...

Aveley, Thurrock welcomes first Best Western Hotel

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The Best Western Thurrock Hotel to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Ideally...

Iconic doctor retires

A popular doctor from South Woodham Ferrers, who has practiced for over 40 years, has announced his retirement. Dr John Cormack and his wife, Sister...

Quirky pizza business gets Theo’s support

A Southend-on-Sea based firm has received a business boost from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Last week, Piperoni proprietor Simon Taylor tweeted Theo about the quirky...

Client Spotlight – Family run baby boutique

Storky Baby, Mercury Mall Storky Baby and Childrenswear are an affordable, traditional baby and children’s boutique that sells nothing but the best quality childrenswear from...

Sasha crowned best young chef

A young woman from Thurrock has been crowned the Rotary Great Britain Young chef of 2019 recently. Late last year Sasha Martin from the Gateway...

School raises funds on annual democracy day

Pupils from Kenningtons Primary Academy in Aveley, Essex wore red and pink to mark the school’s annual Democracy Day raising £403 for Rainbow Trust...

Pedal Power comes to Thurrock College

Despite the soggy weather on Wednesday 8 May, staff and learners at Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) took part in the @ForwardMotion Community Bike...

Spring flowers and hanging baskets

For all your gardening and landscape needs this summer, head down to Little Lodge Garden Centre in Fobbing. Under new management since March 2017, Little...

Jack brings love to Havens

A star from the cast of Love Island 2018 surprised families that are cared for by Essex’s only children’s hospice. Jack Fowler, 23, who...

WOMAN DRAGGED UPSTAIRS BY VILE RAPIST

A man has been found guilty and sentenced of a ‘brazen’ and ‘sustained’ attack of a complete stranger in her home in Chadwell St...

‘Im just a ordinary person doing an extraordinary thing’

A new community outreach film project is set to hit the streets of Havering. Give-Get-Go is launching soon in the borough and will provide lots...
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