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Search on for Borough community organisers

THE search has been launched to find paid community organisers in parts of Thurrock. Community organisation ‘ngage’ has been chosen to take part in the...

Arrest over icy find

A THURROCK man has been arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency as part of an investigation into the alleged smuggling of endangered...

Strike action for fire brigade

FIREFIGHTERS are set to take further strike action on Saturday over an ongoing pensions row with the Government. This latest industrial action comes after...

Port delivers rescue package for project

THE Port of Tilbury have announced that they will step in to support the Tilbury Riverside Project charity with a donation of £15,000 to...

Page three banned at Essex University

A LOCAL students’ union is banning the sale of two national newspapers including The Sun following outrage over Page 3. Students at the University of...

“Go home” vans are banned after outrage

THE controversial Home Office vans which told illegal immigrants to “go home” have been banned by advertising watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The ASA...

Hotel’s ‘special’ bid to increase bedrooms

THURROCK planning councillors are being recommended to allow a new building at Orsett Hall Hotel that will almost double the number of bedrooms it...

Body found in sofa

A SALVATION Army worker’s body was found hidden in a sofa days after being reported missing, an inquest heard. Janet Gilson, 64, from Leigh-on-Sea...

17 horses “rotting away” are rescued

ANIMAL welfare charities pooled their resources to rescue 17 horses that were “rotting away” behind a traveller site in north Havering. After World Horse Welfare...

Hospital’s chief outlines plans for improvment

BASILDON Hospital chief executive Clare Panniker has outlined plans to improve care at the troubled hospital - which is battling back from a series...

Council to spend over £6m on fire hit estate

BASILDON Council is set to spend more than £6million on safety measures on a fire hit estate. The Council announced on Monday it is...

It’s Cowley v Davids as FA Cup draw is made

CONCORD Rangers manager Danny Cowley will get to pit his wits against an international football legend after the draw for the FA Cup Fourth Qualifying...

Dockers pick up first league win on their travels

Brentwood Town 1, Tilbury 2 DOCKERS picked up a first away Ryman One North win of the season in Saturday’s derby at Brentwood thanks to...

Second half seals win for Maldon

Barkingside 2, Maldon & Tiptree 4 SECOND half goals from Chris Bryan and Jack Stevenson secured Maldon’s Ryman One North victory at the Oakside Stadium. Matt...

Billericay continue revival

Enfield Town 1, Billericay Town 2 BILLERICAY shrugged off a tepid first half performance as goals from Glenn Poole and Junior Luke made it seven...

Best ever FA Cup performance from Concord

Concord Rangers 2, Histon 1 CONCORD moved to within one game of the FA Cup's first-round proper with a comeback win over Histon.   The Beachboys advanced...

Ramblers battle back

Burnham Ramblers 2, Soham Town Rangers 2 A SECOND half recovery earned Ramblers a share of the Ryman One North points on Saturday. Buster Harradine opened...

Millers slump to defeat at hands of bottom club

Aveley 1, Waltham Forest 2 AVELEY’S poor recent run continued with this Ryman One North defeat at home at the hands of struggling Waltham Forest. The...

Iron take point

Nuneaton 1, Braintree Town 1 THIS clash of two of the surprise teams in the Skrill Premier promotion race ended all square. Matt Paine put the...

Millers slump to defeat at hands of bottom club

Aveley 1, Waltham Forest 2 AVELEY’S poor recent run continued with this Ryman One North defeat at home at the hands of struggling Waltham Forest. The...

Urchins put stones to the sword with emphatic FA Cup triumph

AFC Hornchurch 6, Wealdstone 1 URCHINS fans must have expected a tough time in this FA Cup third qualifying round clash against  fellow Ryman Premier...

Stunning victory for Swifts

Bromley 1, Heybridge Swifts 2 SWIFTS pulled off one of the performances of the FA Cup Third Qualifying Round with this stunning victory in Kent.   Kevin...

Troubled school is Academy

A Thurrock primary school has been taken out of special measures and has become an Academy. On 1 October, Corringham Primary School, which was judged...

Lauren’s marvellous medicine

A GENEROUS businessman has pledged to donate a portion of his profits to help a friend with terminal cancer. Support has flooded in for Upminster...

Emergency care check for Romford hospital

A REVIEW of emergency care services in east London has taken place ahead of an important CQC inspection at Queen’s Hospital in Romford next...

“Were lives lost?” asks MP over hospital row

BOROUGH MP Jackie Doyle-Price has asked if lives might have been saved had action been taken earlier over failing standards at Basildon Hospital. She was...

Grays nurse is crowned UK’s ‘most inspirational’ woman

A 78-year-old nurse from Grays has been named the UK’s ‘most inspirational’ woman in this year's national Inspiration Awards. Southend University Hospital diabetes nurse Jackie...

Sex offender sent back behind bars for breach

A CONVICTED paedophile who sexually assaulted two young boys has been jailed for seven months after making contact with children. Timothy Edmeades, 37, was jailed...

Raising awareness for mental health

TO raise awareness of mental health conditions and the help available to sufferers, a number of events are being held across Barking and Dagenham...

Barking and Dagenham councillor owes £2k in unpaid parking fines

A BARKING and Dagenham councillor is in the spotlight after it emerged she owes more than £2000 in unpaid parking tickets in the borough...
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