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House buyers searching for a new home in Essex can save hundreds of thousands of pounds simply by crossing the Thames, a new report...

Inspired visit

Thurrock played host to a very special guest this week as the Indonesian Minister for Education and Culture visited one of the borough’s leading...

Community sports day to be held this sunday

After the successful Dogtopia Show recently Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope are hosting a Community Sports Day and Big Lunch this Sunday 23rd June from...

A greener future for Thurrock

Thurrock Council has been busy planting trees to boost wildlife and enhance the appearance of local streets. During this first round of plantings, which took...

Sex pest sentenced

Arrest A 19-year-old man who sent explicit Instagram messages to two 12-year-old girls has been sentenced to imprisonment at a Youth Offenders’ institution. Mohammed Keerpah first...

Napoleonic fun at Tilbury

The 44th East Essex Regiment, one of the country’s leading Napoleonic re-enactment units, arrived at English Heritage’s Tilbury Fort on Friday afternoon, and despite...

Athlete visits school to inspire children

Pupils from Benyon Primary School in South Ockendon welcomed London’s Team Nigeria Long Jumper Ezekiel Ewulo to the school hall this month. Ezekiel, who works...

Labour express concerns

Thurrock Labour have expressed serious concerns over the way Thurrock Council’s development arm, Thurrock Regeneration Ltd (TRL) is being run. Regarding recent controversy with TRL...

Thurrock celebrate D-Day

75th anniversary Tributes have been made to soldiers at a special ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Grays Thurrock Branch of the Royal...

Thousands take part in bike ride

Almost 1,000 cyclists from around the county and beyond, gathered at the The Crix in Hatfield Peverel on Sunday 19th May to take part...

Twelve new homes at Four Oaks Park in Eye

FOUR OAKS PARK Four Oaks Park sits in a lovely countryside position in the Historical town of Eye Suffolk. Eye has many of the amenities needed...

Education

Dame Margaret visits Barking & Dagenham College Barking & Dagenham College received a visit by Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge MP last Friday. Dame Margaret was...

Father’s Day: Picniq’s guide

For Dad’s ideal day out, Father’s Day fun the whole family can enjoy! What do dads really want this Father's Day? Whatever it is, fear...

Free beer and burger

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience for dad this Father’s Day If you're puzzling over what to get your dad this Father's Day, The Crystal Maze...

Recipes Father’s Day Feast

Go ahead, make dad's day! Whether it's breakfast, or a barbecue, these recipes will make a Father's Day feast and leave your Dad feeling like...

Big Little Lies

California’s Big Little Filming Locations With season two of Big Little Lies gracing our screen again from Monday 10 June you can take a break...

Culture fest for Thurrock

Thurrock International Celebration of Culture (TICC) is Thurrock's world cultural festival and organisers have said it will be bigger and better than ever this...

Carers Week

TO support Carers Week, running from 10-16 June, Thurrock Adult Community College is running two free workshops for Carers aged 19+ on Monday 10...

‘We’re very lucky to have such loyal volunteers’

1-7 June is National Volunteers ’ Week and the Royal Opera House is lucky enough to have some very dedicated volunteers. The Royal Opera House...

Live positively with Diabetes

This Diabetes Week (10-16 June) is a great opportunity to raise awareness of diabetes, the services on offer to support people and their families...
Rob Gledhill

Thurrock Council Leader Statement: Belmont Road development

Cllr Rob Gledhill, Leader of Thurrock Council, speaking about the Belmont Road development, said: “I am aware that residents have expressed concerns about access...
Rob Gledhill

Council Leader hits out at incorrect BBC local authority finance article

Cllr Rob Gledhill, Leader of Thurrock Council has hit out at spurious claims made in a BBC report that Thurrock Council is one of...

Apprenticeships on offer at High House

As part of the Royal Opera House's innovative scheme to provide apprenticeships across its backstage departments, two apprenticeships are now on offer in Thurrock...

Purfleet pickers out and about again

Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum’s clean up squad, the ‘Purfleet Pickers’ gathered another 73 x bags of rubbish recently, taking their total to 206 bags collected...

Thurrock Beer & Cider Festival 2019

The annual 35th Thurrock Beer & Cider Festival returns again organised by the local branch of the Campaign For Real Ale - CAMRA. When: Tuesday...

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...

UPDATE: A man’s body formally identified as Valentin Kachanov.

A man’s body found in water in Grays earlier this month has been formally identified as Valentin Kachanov. The 27-year-old went missing from his home...

Kick off

Thurrock Community Policing Team hosted a football tournament for young people while raising awareness of a knife crime charity. On Saturday, May 18, officers from...

Funding secured to hold first carnival

Funding has been secured to hold a major new celebratory event on Saturday 20 July 2019 called The Tilbury Carnival. Led by Tilbury on the...

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...
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