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Education figures are slammed by Thurrock Council leader

THURROCK Council's education portfolio holder and leader, Cllr John Kent, has reacted angrily to government figures which make the Borough the worst performing for getting...

Government turns its back on Tilbury forcing the end of an era

THE curtain came down on 57 years of electricity generation at Tilbury on Tuesday when an emotional station manager was moved to the brink...

Would pew believe it! Grays church split by extension

AN UNHOLY spat appears to have split the congregation at a Thurrock church with a battle breaking out over a planned extension. The picturesque St...

Thurrock memorial renovation target is achieved

A BOROUGH memorial is to be restored after fundraisers reached their target. The Bata Reminiscence & Resource Centre (BRRC) has taken the lead, working closely...

Thurrock traveller site fears despite plans veto

THURROCK planning councillors have acted to preserve a piece of the greenbelt which has been taken over by travellers. At last week’s planning committee meeting,...

Emotions split as Thurrock home plan is vetoed

DESPITE winning over several councillors, a Thurrock man bidding to set up a permanent home alongside his smallholding business suffered defeat when a decision...

Convicted doc finally struck off the register

A GP who was allowed to carry on working after being found guilty of two sex attacks has been struck off after telling a...

Traders’ praise for Grays policing

TRADERS in Grays High Street and the town’s shopping centre say they have noticed a remarkable improvement in the town and want to thank...

Age alert for Thurrock sellers of booze to kids

THURROCK councillors have issued a stern warning to licensees who sell alcohol to underage young people. The Council's licensing sub-committee met on Wednesday (31 July)...

Inspector puts jobs ahead of greenbelt in Thurrock

A GOVERNMENT inspector has overruled Thurrock Council and granted planning permission for a controversial industrial development in South Ockendon. After the authority ejected an application by...

Thurrock family call for answers over death

A THURROCK family say they are still waiting for a full explanation about the death of a man who went missing from his bed at...
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