Basildon and Thurrock Hospital charity fund tops £250K

Basildon and Thurrock Hospital charity fund tops £250K

YOUNG patients cared for at Basildon and Orsett hospitals are benefitting from better and brighter surroundings, thanks to seven years of fundraising for the Polly Parrot Appeal. At another successful annual Polly Parrot Charity Ball on Saturday 29 July, the fund- raising team, donors and guests celebrated raising a grand total of £284,674.57. Since the […]

Help make a wish for a Thurrock child

Help make a wish for a Thurrock child

A NUMBER of Thurrock volunteers are trying to raise money for poorly children in the borough. The eleven strong group have undertaken their community work as part of the National Citizens Service. A group member said: “We are a team called Zone 5 from the National Careers Service (NCS). “Our charity is Make a Wish […]

Thurrock’s Contact the Elderly receive cash boost from port of Tilbury

Thurrock’s Contact the Elderly receive cash boost from port of Tilbury

THURROCK’S Contact the Elderly has received a £250 boost from The Port of Tilbury to support their community tea parties for older people who live alone in the local area. Contact the Elderly organises volunteer-led afternoon tea parties for older people across the community who live alone. The Thurrock group have recently celebrated their first […]

Orsett Hall to host cup cake coffee morning for Alzheimers

Orsett Hall to host cup cake coffee morning for Alzheimers

ORSETT Hall are hosting a Cup Cake Coffee Morning with lots of tea, coffee and cake in their lovely Cafe Sartoria on Cup Cake Day which is Thursday 15 June 2017 between 10.00am and 12.00pm. All proceeds from the cupcakes will go to Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia charity, working to create lasting change […]

John takes on Thurrock Cycle Marathon for fibromyalgia

John takes on Thurrock Cycle Marathon for fibromyalgia

JOHN Stammers from Stanford-le-Hope will cycle in the Thurrock Cycle Marathon on 4th June to support Fibromyalgia Action UK because his mother lives with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is an incurable condition that causes widespread body pain, extreme fatigue, brain fog and other debilitating symptoms. The cause for this condition is unknown and the treatment options are […]

Rotary wheels turning to support Thameside Primary

Rotary wheels turning to support Thameside Primary

CHILDREN like Tyler (pictured) at Thameside Primary School, who suffers with spastic paraplegia, now have a ticket to ride thanks to Grays Thurrock Rotary Club. The club donated a specialised wheelchair to the school so that school trips could be more manageable for pupils like Tyler. The wheelchair was handed over to the school this […]

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