I would like to take this opportunity to put on record my immense pride of having been elected as the Ward Councillor for Orsett, Horndon & Bulphan and thank each of you who took the time to vote on May 3rd.
Dear Editor. I had the privilege of being elected a Conservative councillor in May 2004 to May 2018. Over the past 14 years, I have obtained a wide variety of experience, sitting and chairing the Health Scrutiny, Licensing Committee and a being long standing member of the planning committee. I then became a cabinet member, […]
THE voters have decided that Thurrock Borough Council will be a “hung” Council. The result being; Conservatives 20 councillors, Labour 17 councillors and Thurrock Independents Party 12 councillors.
I am writing to thank the people of Grays Riverside for re-electing me for a second term – it is an immense honour to be trusted with another four years. I look forward to continuing to work hard for them to represent them with passion on Thurrock Council
HISTORICALLY, the fresh green leaves on the trees and the warmth of the welcome spring sunshine herald a spring in the step for the property market. And this year seems no different,
The South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbens http://www.mpestates.co.uk THE value of all the homes in Tilbury has risen by more than 348.1% in the past two decades, to £777.5m, meaning its worth more than the stock listed sweetener manufacturers Pure Circle Ltd, which is worth £760.7m. Those Tilbury homeowners and Buy-to-Let landlords who bought […]
Mr. Perrin’s blog; “A Word in Your Ear” Thurrock Independents Party, the Great Pretenders! THE candidates are up and running in the Local Government Elections with hurdles to jump before they reach the winning post on the 3rd May 2018. Win or lose I wish most of them a safe journey and the satisfaction of […]
An open letter from Mr. Perrin to Councillor Luke Spillman. Dear Cllr Spillman, In response to your article on Child Poverty which included personal comments about me. You refer to me as “a left leaning blogger”, from the very start you indulge in political mudslinging, contradicting the much proclaimed ethos of the Thurrock Independents Party, […]
A Blogpost by Aveley and Uplands councillor, Luke Spillman (Thurrock Independent Party) Child poverty, it’s impact, and why politics must change if we are to abolish it. BEFORE I start I would like to exercise my right of reply to an article by left-leaning blogger, Peter Perrin, regarding my article published on the 31st March. […]
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.