IT is one of the pleasures but can also be one of the pitfalls
MARCH is our busiest month. It seems to be a perfect storm of news. So we had a gap on our hyperlocal bibles.
In Thurrock, our incumbent Tory MP Jackie Doyle-Price was re-elected in 2015 with a mandate that included protection of our greenbelt, local houses for local people but most importantly, she would fight to stop the Lower Thames Crossing coming through Thurrock.
Dear Editor, Once again the Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) is cancelling another course. Why? Due to low enrolment numbers. The course? Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) – Move On. ‘What’s that?’ I hear you say and more likely ‘So what?’ I’ll be brief: ‘NLP is the practice of understanding how people organise their thinking, feeling, language […]
WOULD you like to make your life a masterpiece? Well, I have news for you, you can!
Antisocial behaviour in Thurrock: It’s time for a zero tolerance approach By Scott Nelson EVERY weekend in Thurrock residents suffer with noise pollution from boy racers roaring around the borough. West Thurrock and Chafford Hundred in particular bear the brunt of it. The noise can be heard as far as Aveley, South Ockendon and Stafford […]
Blogspot: In defence of Ken Livingstone. BY: Scott Nelson. “KEN Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party in April 2016 over his comments about Hitler and Zionism. Ken quoted a historical fact and has done absolutely nothing wrong but is being persecuted by the Israel Lobby and New Labour relics. Labour’s decision to suspend […]
THE challenging knocks of life are going to hit you hard, they always do, sometimes when least expected. These challenges cannot be avoided, such is life and until these knocks are dealt with, you can not grow or move on to live a happy and fulfilling life.
Article 50 has been triggered. Now let’s get on with job and hold the Tories to account Blogspot by Scott Nelson http://socialistvoice.co.uk/article-50-has-been-triggered-now-lets-get-on-with-job-and-hold-the-tories-to-account/ I, like millions of other people who voted to leave the EU, am relieved that Article 50 has finally been triggered. These last nine months have been one hell of a journey, with […]
WITHIN you right now, this very moment you have the power to make that positive change that will revolutionise your very existence and the people around you. It isn’t going to be easy,
WE are living in uncertain times, the like of which have not been seen since the 1920’s. Yes, there have been more dangerous times since then. However, economic, constitutional and international
Blogspot by Scott Nelson David Cameron has effectively sabotaged the UK – but Jeremy Corbyn can keep the UK together Nicola Sturgeon is absolutely right to call a second independence referendum because Brexit has changed everything. Despite Leave winning the EU referendum, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to Remain. Personally, I believe the Scottish referendum […]
AT the January, 2017 Full Council meeting Cllr Oliver Gerrish (Labour) asked the Leader of the Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill (Conservative), not once but three times, to admit that the NHS was in crisis.
THE biggest obstacle that holds people back from achieving their goals and dreams is the fear of failure. They fear that if they try to do something different and it doesn’t work out
Dear Sir/Madam, The National Lottery Awards 2017 are open for entries, giving Lottery-funded projects a chance to shine in the national limelight. The Awards recognise the amazing work done by organisations using National Lottery funding to transform communities and change lives. They celebrate the unsung heroes behind the success of local arts, sports, heritage, and […]
LABOUR’S defeat in Copeland was devastating but not surprising. Electoral data shows Labour’s vote share in the constituency has dropped since 2010 – proving that the rot set in under New Labour.
YOUR readers want to know that the school is OK. That it is a happy place. But they also want to know if they are getting the right education and may well want a newspaper that does look into a number of issues. So how do you get the balance right? We spoke to the […]
FROM getting on the police media list to trying to get information out of the press team.
SOMETIMES, you make a mistake. Hopefully, you are confident and (slight irony here) professional enough to admit it. We are not talking libels here but a mistake, a genuine one.
FIND THEM and treat them well. Whether they are bloggers, columnists, readers or commentators; find those whoo are not afraid to speak out. We are talking about reasoned, intelligent people and not the “speak as I find trolls” that inhabit cyberspace.
WE filmed this piece just before venues began at a Holocaust Memorial Event in Harlow.
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
A BIT vague here but discussing the nature of compromise and right of reply on some stories.
This only applies to being on line.
YT has always been very grateful for help and advice we have been given from academic institutions that are interested in helping hyperlocal news organsiations.