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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...
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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...

DP World’s new taskforce to reduce single plastics

DP World London Gateway in Corringham has established a taskforce of suppliers and local businesses to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic being...

Aveley, Thurrock welcomes first Best Western Hotel

Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The Best Western Thurrock Hotel to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Ideally...

Sasha crowned best young chef

A young woman from Thurrock has been crowned the Rotary Great Britain Young chef of 2019 recently. Late last year Sasha Martin from the Gateway...

Pedal Power comes to Thurrock College

Despite the soggy weather on Wednesday 8 May, staff and learners at Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) took part in the @ForwardMotion Community Bike...

Spring flowers and hanging baskets

For all your gardening and landscape needs this summer, head down to Little Lodge Garden Centre in Fobbing. Under new management since March 2017, Little...

WOMAN DRAGGED UPSTAIRS BY VILE RAPIST

A man has been found guilty and sentenced of a ‘brazen’ and ‘sustained’ attack of a complete stranger in her home in Chadwell St...

Upcoming foster events

Thurrock Council’s Fostering Team are hosting a number of events this month as part of Foster Care Fortnight. Foster Care Fortnight, which is running from...

Grand designs

Purfleet Primary School and three of its pupils were presented with top prizes yesterday Tuesday May 7, after entering Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited’s art...

School benefits from outdoor stem classes

Community charity Groundwork East has received a £5,000 donation from Amazon in Tilbury to run a science project at a school in Grays. Groundwork works...

Approved

The Purfleet on Thames £1bn regeneration project that will see thousands of new homes created in Purfleet, a new town centre and a media...

Industrial unit fire – PHOTOS

Rectory Road, Grays 23/04/2019 @ 14:29 Incident Number: 99172 In attendance: 1 x Grays, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Basildon, 2 x Brentwood, 1 x...

Council teams shortlisted for awards

Thurrock Council is in the running to be named Local Authority of the Year after it was revealed as one of the top five...

Picking up litter

The Purfleet Pickers have been out in force again and collected 83 bags of other people’s rubbish along with boiler, a mattress and carpets...

‘I have no confidence in this planning application’

Thurrock Council’s planning committee is finally willing to consider plans for Purfleet regeneration, despite the plans having been promised since 2016. In reaction to the...

Thurrock Council welcomes progress at old State Cinema site

Thurrock Council welcomes progress at old State Cinema site Plans to develop the site of the old State Cinema on George Street are taking a...
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TILBURY Man jailed for 10 years for stabbing teenager

A man has been jailed for ten years for stabbing a teenager in Tilbury. The 19-year-old victim was in Handel Crescent with friends on September...

Museum announces tour winners

Iron Age minted coins, a clock and medal, and women’s war uniform have been named Thurrock’s favourite artefacts in a public vote. Earlier this year,...
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