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Locked Up

Three men who attacked an elderly couple in their own home at gunpoint before trying to steal cash and jewellery have been locked up...

Here comes the Magic!

Reawaken your sense of wonder with a unique magic and illusion show which is coming to the Thameside Theatre in Grays. MAGIC! The Tour, starring accomplished...

Couple sentenced for their part in drug gang

A couple from South Ockendon have been sentenced after pleading guilty for their part in a so called ‘county line’ drug dealing gang. Officers from...

Community heroes awarded at Mayors awards

Local community heroes who have gone above and beyond received recognition for their outstanding service to the local community at the Mayor’s Civic Awards...

Thug Sentenced

A thug who spat in the face of a Thurrock Council Environmental Enforcement officer as she was on duty has been sentenced to 120...

Man jailed for harassment

A man who harassed and threatened violence towards a woman in Grays has been jailed. Troy White, 31, of Carnforth Gardens, Hornchurch, admitted harassment with...

Kinetika heads east with new workshops

Artists from Kinetika, the internationally renowned outdoor arts company based at High House Production Park in Purfleet, are heading west along the estuary to...

Residents reminded to vote in local elections

Thurrock Council is urging residents to have their say and make sure they are registered to vote before Thurrock goes to the polls on...

Disabled user fine

Two road users have ended up with a criminal record after both used a blue badge in the borough that they were not entitled...

TalentEd graduates

FOUR year ten students at Hassenbrook academy in Stanford Le Hope graduated from educational charity, TalentEd’s programme recently after 21 weeks of hard work. Billy,...

Man admits grooming

A Thurrock man who worked at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster, has admitted how he engaged in sexual communication with a child. 42 year old...

Children and adult Thurrock easter activities

Children and adults in Thurrock can take part in various park activities during the Easter half-term. Four main activity days will run from 11am to...

Abuse helpline launched

A new helpline has been launched to help people in Thurrock who are victims of or who have experienced domestic abuse. COMPASS went live on...

Group keeping an eye on new homes

'Purfleet Community Design Group' recently visited Swan Housing's modular build factory in Basildon. The Design group are instrumental in liaising with developers PCRL and the...

Victory for pop star

Singer David Van Day has been elected as a local councillor in a by-election. The former pop star, who rose to fame in the late-1970s...
Art student wins Royal Opera House design competition

Student wins ROH challenge

AN Access (Art & Design) student at South Essex College has won a Royal Opera House design challenge. Klaudia Zolkos-Urbanek, 36, from Southend, designed a...

Sing for St Lukes

Pupils from primary schools in Thurrock sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke's Hospice on Thursday March 21, judged by BBC's...

Technology tournament

Last Wednesday 50 students from Thurrock schools met at the Thurrock Cruise terminal to take part in this year’s Technology Tournament. The event was organised...

STIFFORD CLAYS: Aggravated burglary appeal; Long Lane;

We are appealing for information after a woman in her 80s was threatened with a knife during an aggravated burglary in Stifford Clays yesterday,...

Aggravated burglary appeal Long Lane STIFFORD CLAYS

We are appealing for information after a woman in her 80s was threatened with a knife during an aggravated burglary in Stifford Clays yesterday,...

Shoplifter banned from Lakeside

A prolific shoplifter has been sent to prison and has been given a three-year criminal behaviour order that bans him from entering intu Lakeside...
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Losing the war on drugs

The Thurrock MP has claimed cannabis use in youngsters is fuelling demand for mental health services in adulthood. Jackie Doyle-Price, MP for Thurrock and Minister...
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Achievement awards for Thurrock teens

An incredible 85 young people from across Thurrock came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Civic Hall on...

Go down the rabbit hole to the Thameside Theatre this April

Be wowed at the Thameside Theatre this Easter as a musical version of the classic Lewis Carroll tale Alice in Wonderland comes to the Thameside...

Uncover your hidden talents

Are you unemployed and aged between 16-25? You can take part in the free 12-week Prince's Trust Team Programme, which focuses on employability, team...
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Fly-tippers caught red-handed

Two of our off-duty Enforcement Officers caught two suspected fly-tippers dumping 92 lorry tyres in a lay-by in Purfleet. The two men were seen unloading...
People of different ages and nationalities having fun together

Funding boost on offer for local community-led projects

Do you think your community project should benefit from Community Environmental Development funding? We're looking to support a range of community-led projects across the...

Futures harmed by cuts

Councillor Mike Fletcher who works for the Thurrock Belhus Ward has told The Enquirer that our children`s futures are being harmed by even more...

Science and animals

South Essex College is launching a new exciting range of science and animal care courses at its Thurrock Campus. From September the College’s Grays High...

Virtual clinic success

A new state of the art virtual fracture clinic at Basildon Hospital has cut patients wait time from ten days to just three. This means...
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