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Children enjoy the Caribbean

EARLY Years students at Warren Primary School in Chafford Hundred, were transported to the colourful world of Caribbean culture when story teller Olusola Oyeleye,...

Ascot event returns

A local children’s hospice are bringing back their popular Royal Ascot event next year. On Friday 21st June, Little Havens Hospice will host an Ascot...

Leader of council to oppose crossing

Councillors and business leaders from across the South East have been told that Thurrock Council is united in its opposition to Highways England’s Lower...

Another c17 gang member subjected to tough injunction

Another member of a drug-dealing gang linked to a series of violent incidents and anti-social behaviour in Thurrock has been made the subject of...

Grays mum sets up charity

A Thurrock mother whose babies were born prematurely, has set up a project to offer care and support to families with premature and sick...

Man jailed for rape Cygnet Way, West Thurrock

A man who dragged a woman into woodland in West Thurrock and used his clothing to bind and gag her has been jailed. Iulian Mititelu,...

Innovative new scheme launches to support young people with autism

Construction has officially begun this week on the development of a new supported housing complex in Thurrock for young people with autism.   Taking place at...

Business talks challenges

Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis made a visit to Thurrock and dropped by local builder’s HW Wilson in South Ockendon to hear about the...

Banned Injunctions on notorious gang who terrorised neighbourhood

Nine members of a drug-dealing gang linked to a series of violent incidents and anti-social behaviour in Thurrock have been made the subject of...

Tea and talking for mental health week

TO mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) organised a Tea and Talk event, raising over £200 for...

Polly Parrot appeal

Glamourous guests helped raise more than £12,500 for the Polly Parrot Appeal at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Trust NHS Foundation Trust. More than 150...

Lessons in comedy

Students at Ormiston Park Academy got lessons in comedy and characterisation over three days when artists from Thurrock-based theatre troupe The Complete Commedia Company...

Halloween hunt

Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope will be staging its annual Halloween Hunt on Saturday 27th October for the younger residents of SS17 and...

Veteran tech suite opens

A state of the art technology suite to support the veteran community was opened by Jackie Doyle Price MP on Friday October 12 at...

Grays indian is the best

The team at a Indian takeaway in Grays is flying high after this Indian takeaway was crowned as one of the best in the...
Think Global students

Students think global

Thurrock schools have recently taken part in Think Global which is a global education programme developed for schools, colleges and universities. The programme brings a...

Team receive donation

Grays Athletic Football Club's under 15's team has received a £1,500 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury. Based in Grays, Essex, the club...

WI ladies pickle onions to sell for charity

The West Tilbury’s WI are following a tradition their October meeting by cutting and peeling a huge amount of onions reading for the pickling...

Children services praised

Thurrock Council has received positive feedback on its Children’s Social Services following a review by Ofsted. The Focused Visit, which took place on Tuesday 11...

Highways England announce consultation dates for Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England have announced they will start consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing on Wednesday 10 October. Cllr Rob Gledhill, Leader of Thurrock Council, said:...

Police focus on ASB

Discussions have been taking place with Essex police for Thurrock Council to fund a team of police officers who will focus on targeting anti-social...

Local family get closer and fitter

A family from Stanford-le-Hope are bucking the inactivity trend that is blighting the UK by using their Impulse Leisure family membership to save money,...

Boy aged 5 awarded after saving mum

THE Thurrock Branch of the National Autistic Society proudly presented two of their younger members with bravery certificates recently. Tyler aged 5, who has a...

Thames Enterprise Hub

Thames Enterprise Park Ltd has submitted a planning application to Thurrock Council to transform the former Coryton Oil Refinery into a new superhub. It is...

Chorus perform in Covent Garden

Members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus travelled to Covent Garden on Thursday 20 September to help celebrate as the Royal Opera...

Schools to show film

A major new project aimed at helping to protect boys from online grooming has been launched in Essex. Breck’s Last Game is a film based...

St Luke’s charity shop celebrates 10 years

St Luke’s Hospice Charity shop in Corringham celebrated 10 years of trading, with staff, volunteers, customers and friends by holding a ‘Tiffin and Tea...

Free NHS diabetes event for new services available

Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with Diabetes UK will hold a free event to help people with diabetes know what services are...

MP launches joke telling comp

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock, is supporting Voice Box, an annual joke-telling competition designed by the Royal College...

Men’s shed project

THE Men’s Shed Project based at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope have three fundraiser dates scheduled further after the success of their car show and craft event...
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