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Young photographer

THE Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock once again started 2019 with another successful event for the young people of Thurrock. The Young Photographer competition for...
Luke fighting hard to achieve his dream

Luke fighting hard to achieve his dream

His family has been a part of the British armed forces since the 1800’s, but Luke Potts from Grays will not be able to...
Seated Yoga at St. Joseph’s Court

Seated yoga changing lives for mature learners

Mature learners have told how their Seated Yoga group activity at St. Joseph’s Court in Chadwell-St-Mary has given them health and wellbeing benefits through...

There’s no better time for Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Week Next week is National Apprenticeship Week and since apprenticeships have recently undergone major reform, there has never been a better time for...

Lakeside acid shocker

Police have arrested two teenagers after a nasty acid attack near Lakeside Shopping Centre. Noxious liquid was thrown at four men aged in their 20’s...

Charity quiz night

The Springhouse club in Corringham hosted their monthly charity quiz night recently and chose Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope as their local charity...

New school will have fantastic facilities

THE new school in Thurrock, secured after a successful free school bid by Harris, local MP Jackie Doyle-Price will open in the new premises...

Construction firm appointed

The Port of Tilbury, the UK's fastest growing port, has appointed GRAHAM to deliver their new multimillion pound port terminal, Tilbury2. The port received development...

Locals urged to join neighbourhood watch

Roger Passfield Chair of NHW and Kevin Blake from Essex Police, spoke to the residents of Aveley in Thurrock last night about the importance...

Learn, grow and shape your administrative future at TACC

If you are thinking about a career in administration, look at the courses now open for enrolment at Thurrock Adult Community College. Gain an insight...

Joint crime operation a success in summer

A joint operation between Thurrock Council and Essex Police has had a huge impact in cutting down on anti-social behaviour caused by reckless motorcyclists...

One of the best

Thurrock Council’s planning team has been recognised as one of the best in the country after being announced as a finalist at the Royal...

Planning denied on 3 grounds for mosque

A recent planning application to build a community centre/ mosque in Manser Road, South Hornchurch, has been denied. Locals in the area had objected to...

Vote for rich heritage

Thurrock Museum is taking a selection of artefacts on tour around the borough later this year and it’s up to residents to decide which...

Neighbourhood watch group growing quickly

Thurrock Neighbourhood Watch members and coordinators are working hard under the chairmanship of Roger Passfield to eradicate the crime within the area with the...

Leader to build on successes

In his first report as Portfolio Holder for Public Protection and Anti-Social Behaviour Leader of Thurrock Council, Councillor Rob Gledhill, outlined a number of...

Students into final of comp

Two catering students at South Essex College served up delightful dishes to secure their place in the final of a competition. Thurrock student Amy Allen,...

Emily flying to USA to compete in famous race

Rising star racing driver, Emily Linscott, from Langdon Hills, Essex, will fly off to California USA to race at the famous Laguna Seca race...

Obesity summit

Professionals and community groups gathered together last Friday to tackle obesity throughout Thurrock at the borough’s first Whole Systems Obesity Summit. Hosted by Thurrock Council...

UPDATE – Corringham: Four men plead guilty following serious RTC; Manorway; 14/06/2017

Four men have pleaded guilty to their part in a serious collision at an illegal motorbike street race in Corringham which left a woman...

Surgery ‘not safe’

Failed The medical centre in Aveley has been rated ‘inadequate’ and now placed in special measures following a health watch dog recent ruling. The centre, on...

Hindu women unite together for silk scrolls

Neasden Temple Kinetika, the renowned international outdoor arts company based in Purfleet, has been commissioned by the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir to create ten bespoke...

Short – eared owls

The grasslands at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Thurrock Thameside Nature Park With their bright yellow eyes and tufts of feathers resembling small ears, Short-eared owls are...

Chessie launches new active wear

Sports Direct at Lakeside A new range of sportswear was unveiled last weekend at Sports Direct at Lakeside Retail Park in Thurrock which is a...

Drones to help tackle crime

Capture the evidence Thurrock Council will use aerial imagery from drones to help in tackling environmental crime in Thurrock. The council will use the drones, otherwise...

JAILED – 3,500 indecent images of children on his computer

Joshua Gould 23 yrs of Stevenson Av, Tilbury jailed over indecent images of children A man who admitted possessing thousands of indecent images and videos...

We will not tolerate it here

A joint operation involving Essex Police, Thurrock Council and the Environment Agency saw over 20 officers hitting the streets last Friday to tackle potential...

Street food dishes

Hospitality and catering students at South Essex College's Thurrock campus took part in a culinary masterclass delivered by a leading industry professional. The 10 students...

Magic breakfast get support from locals

Pupils at Monteagle Primary School welcomed the team from the local Amazon Delivery Station in Thurrock to celebrate the beginning of the third year...

Basildon holocaust memorial

A Holocaust survivor shared his experiences with the public as part of a special remembrance service in the Eastgate Centre. Leslie Kleinman, a survivor of...
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