Laura’s Blog: The evolution of obesity

Laura’s Blog: The evolution of obesity

The evolution of obesity By Laura Moxley Rationing began in the 1940s. Restrictions on food allowance was initially hard hitting. Food was bland and relatively tasteless, portion sizes were more than controlled and the opportunity to snack on double helpings of cake and custard were totally non-existent. 1940s Daily, the female of the house would […]

Thurrock Labour councillor wants to see end to “In-Work Poverty”

Thurrock Labour councillor wants to see end to “In-Work Poverty”

Ending The Scourge Of ‘In-Work Poverty’ By Martin Kerin @MartinKerin IT has been 11 years since the Global Financial Crisis rocked our country. Today, the ugly spectre of poverty haunts our country, and, as the recently released statistics indicate, it is getting worse. As recently reported from the Resolution Foundation, by 2022, 37% of children […]

Letter to Editor: Disappointment over MP Jackie Doyle-Price’s comments on Purfleet

Letter to Editor: Disappointment over MP Jackie Doyle-Price’s comments on Purfleet

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to read Jackie Doyle-Price’s last-minute attack on the regeneration of Purfleet last Thursday, just seven days before the plans go to planning committee. The planning application was submitted 16 months ago, so why leave it till the last minute to comment? Our MP’s desire to keep logistics, i.e. HGV’s in […]

Laura’s Blog: Women are to be celebrated

Laura’s Blog: Women are to be celebrated

AS Women’s History Month draws to a close it’s an important time to recognise how unequal the female sex are still treated. During the month of March, we give a little extra attention to all of the amazing accomplishments of strong, determined and inspirational women. Let us not forget to appreciate and honour the magnificent ladies, that grace our planet.

Blogpost: Blowing them blues away!

Blogpost: Blowing them blues away!

Blowing them blues away! By Laura Moxley JANUARY doesn’t start in January. It actually starts in February. How can January possibly start in January when you still have half of Christmas laying around? It is absolutely impossible to initiate the ‘new year, new me’ rule when you’re still surrounded by candy canes, and trays of […]

Blogspot: Brexit-We stand at the edge of the precipice

Blogspot: Brexit-We stand at the edge of the precipice

By Myles Cook WE stand at the precipice of political change here in the UK. Brexit has proven itself to be the most divisive political issue of British history and has brought the country to the point of a potentially huge constitutional crisis. Families and friendships have been torn apart by the 2016 EU Referendum […]

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