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Clamp down on nuisance laughing gas activity

A new joint initiative has been launched between Thurrock Council’s Environmental Enforcement officers and Essex Police targeting car parks being littered with nitrous oxide...

Milestone property improved as part of Transforming Homes (Video)

Milestone property improved as part of Transforming Homes 14 August 2019 Works have been completed on a milestone property as Thurrock Council's programme to refurbish all...

Longer worship hours will cause parking hell

Longer worship hours by a cultural centre in Chase Cross Road in Collier Row, have caused unhappiness in the local community. Residents who lived near...

My Other Life

Are you looking for a new challenge? Become a volunteer police officer with Essex Police! Essex Police is on the lookout for community spirited individuals who...

Zero tolerance

Thurrock is ramping up its zero tolerance stance to fly-tipping by tackling notorious hotspots in the borough. More than 500 fly-tips have already been cleared...

The charm and charisma of Frankie’s Guys show

Celebrate the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons with Frankie's Guys, presented by Sweeney Entertainments. This fast-paced, energetic production brings the talented foursome...

Free activities and crafts over the summer holidays – Thurrock – Barking & Dagenham

Enjoy the sunshine and see what Thurrock's parks can offer in the school holidays with an action-packed programme of fun Active Parks activities. Thurrock Council...

Minister decision paves the way for modern local healthcare facilities

Thurrock Council has welcomed a ruling from a government Health Independent Reconfiguration Panel that supports plans to replace Orsett Hospital with four modern community...

Adam’s support for park

Local family man from Stanford-le-Hope, Adam Kortlandt is undertaking the gruelling 100-mile Prudential London/Surrey Bike Ride on Sunday 4th August 2019 and has chosen...

Free exhibition on how WW2 affected Thurrock

Find out what World War Two was really like for people living in the borough at a free exhibition in Grays. Until 11am on Friday,...
Rob Gledhill

Town safer with extra policing

Thurrock Council Leader, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has welcomed news that Essex Police have launched an operation targeting crime and anti-social behaviour in the Chafford...

Celebration

A day of celebration was held in Tilbury last weekend on Saturday 20 July, as the Tilbury Carnival returned for the local community. The celebrations and...

Inspirational mum wins emotional award

An Grays mother whose babies were born prematurely, and who set up a project to offer care and support to families with premature and...

West Tilbury WI

At July’s meeting the popular West Tilbury WI ladies were entertained by author, broadcaster and after dinner speaker, Brian Carline. With his tools in hand,...

Yacht club comes to the rescue of arts organisation

Ali Pretty and walkers on the T100 walking festival crossed the River Thames from Essex to Kent on Monday 15th July with some help...

Tilbury team celebrate global sales record with fun days

The team from Amazon in Tilbury had several fun-filled days of activities this week while helping achieve a new global sales record. The fun events,...

Max gets honorary degree

Great Britain's most successful gymnast Max Whitlock MBE today thanked the University of Essex for the “massive honour” in awarding him an Honorary Degree. Max,...

Tackling child hunger

FareShare East Anglia, a food redistribution charity, is tackling child hunger over the school holiday by redistributing healthy meals and snacks to holiday schemes...

Raising awareness of adult education

During this year’s Health Information Week 2019, Thurrock Adult Community College are raising awareness of adult education, helping Thurrock people find high quality information...

Recently launched Friendship Choir

A twelve week Friendship Choir pilot recently launched at Cromwell Road Adult Day Care Centre. Run by Creative Blast, the sessions begin with fun...

Local Indian named runner up in Tiffin Cup

The Village Indiya from Thurrock has been named Runner Up in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition. Village Indiya received a certificate and embroidered Tiffin Cup...

Local Trust CE visits projects and volunteers

The Riverside Community Big Local has welcomed the Chief Executive Officer of the Local Trust to Grays to view some of their exciting projects. Matt...

Redevelopment of Grays town

Leader of Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has met with leaseholders operating businesses near the Civic Offices to talk to them about exciting plans...

MP Stephen Metcalfe backs Helen’s Law for local girl Danielle

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to bring forward legislation to place ‘Helen’s Law’...

Zero tolerance

As Thurrock Council continues zero tolerance approach to the out of control fly-tipping that is going on around Thurrock a man has had his...

Hard work pays off for young cricketers

A local cricket coach has dyed his hair pink after one of his young cricketers hit a six in a match. Terry Hills coaches an...

Talking, walking and making festival comes to Grays Park

The launch of Welcome to the Kitchen Table, 2019's T100 walking, talking and making festival takes place on Friday 5 July at The Lightship...

Local MP backs plans to increase funds for sick children

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock, has joined children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives’ call on NHS...

School children inspired by dramatic production

More than 700 students from the Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools recently visited the Thameside Theatre to see English Touring Opera’s (ETO) moving...

TOUGHER ACTION

Enforcement Officers in Thurrock now have greater powers to tackle anti-social behaviour after qualifying under a Home Office initiative. The Environmental Enforcement Officers have all...
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