Mr. Perrin’s blog: A Word in Your Ear. My response to Cllr Luke Spillman’s blog titled “We Can Work It Out” posted in Your Thurrock on 31 March 2018. THIS is just a sanctimonious diatribe from a councillor who at the time of writing his blog cannot even make up his mind as to which […]
Mr Perrin’s blog; “A Word in Your Ear”. Should Councillors be on “Zero Hour” contracts? I pose the question based upon over ten years of attending Full Council monthly meetings and from time to time Cabinet and Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings. During those years, I have been struck by the fact that there is […]
I”M past caring hearing about the things politicians are against. All I care about is what we can work together on to make things better for all.
South Ockendon Property Blog: 103 First Timer Buyers in South Ockendon bought their first home in 2017
Blogspot: The South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbens http://www.mpestates.co.uk A little bit of good news this week on the South Ockendon Property Market as recently released data shows that the number of first time buyers taking out their first mortgage in 2017 increased more than in any other year since the global financial crisis […]
The South Ockendon Property Blog: Showing Buyers Around: Part Two< By Paul Tobias-Gibben www.mandpestates.co.uk SOME people feel that houses should be able to “sell themselves” and do not need to be “shown” by estate agents. Whilst this may be true of certain exceptional homes, or where achieving the optimum price is not an issue, most […]
SOME estate agents claim that the seller is the best person to show a property to prospective purchasers.
So, this 1st March 2018 is one day that should be tattooed into your diary. Enjoy World Book Day, and remember this: if you want to succeed, read!
THURROCK-based anti-bullying campaigner, Jag Singh took his campaign to the Zee TV headquarters in London.
THERE is a lot of talk and numerous TV programmes about home improvement and the benefits of presenting your property at its best when the time comes to sell.
LAST weekend, homes in Ockendon and Belhus woke up to a leaflet from the new Thurrock Independent party.
IT is my considered opinion that the episode is a desperate attempt by 16 Councillors of a disintegrating UKIP to cling on to their Council seats simply by changing their identity and a new logo.
IS the property market up or is down? This month, more than ever, the answer depends on who you speak to.
MY research shows that certain types of South Ockendon property are a little more affordable today than what the newspapers might make you think.
The Property Report By Paul Tobias-Gibbin M and P Estates, Derwent Parade, South Ockendon http://www.mpestates.co.uk SOUTH Ockendon homeowners will be among those affected by the latest rise in the Bank of England interest rates. The first increase in 10 years; they have just been raised from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent. This uplift comes as […]
LAST year, we interviewed Neil Woodbridge of Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions regarding correct terminology regarding health conditions. We decided to make a second film with Anna Smith Higgs, who had a stroke several years ago.
A DUTCH newspaper contacted us and gave us the chance for a good news story. Why it is important to forge links overseas.
KNOW your rights and know the rights of others and your limitations. With that in mind, a plug for McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists.
THE TWO buskers in the high street might always just be, two blokes in the high street. Alternatively, they could, just one day, be something big.
BEING a bit of a snowflake or robustly defending your brand?
I ALWAYS think it is important to undertake a statistical return at the end of the year. Whether you publish at all is up to you. We do and here is why.
WE filmed sixty hyperlocal bibles in 2017. Not quite the 365 that I promised. How many will we do in 2018?
AS YourThurrock approaches its tenth birthday, the country that appears to have embraced IT and thus made our life so much easier is India.
YOU have a story regarding a faulty fire alarm. What if the concerns of the residents do not seem (to you) matched by others?
WHAT if someone from the BBC libels your business and claims you made up part of your story? Another day in the world of the hyperlocal!