HUNDREDS of runners took part in the St Luke’s Hospice Test Track 10 Mile race at the Fords Test Track in Dunton on Sunday. The sun peeked out from the clouds and made it a (relatively) pleasurable day for the runners. Many of the runners were using the race as a stepping stone for the […]
FOOTBALLING legend, Sir Trevor Brooking visted St Luke’s Hospice to see a lifelong fan from South Ockendon.
A MAN from Thurrock is set to host a Father and Son rugby match in order to raise awareness of Alzheimers and Dementia. Ben Northfield said: “I recently lost my Grandad and Nan in the space of only eight months to Alzheimers and Dementia, My Nan had Alzheimers for nine years. For six of those […]
PURFLEET based Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) has raised over £10,000 for local charity Havens Hospices following a fund raising event held recently onboard their cruise ship Magellan – a total amount of £10,977.35 was raised with over 200 guests attending the event. Bob McGowan – Head of Customer Services at CMV said “Cruise & […]
THE THURROCK Autism support group gives you a chance to meet other parents/carers of children on the Autism spectrum. It’s a great place to chat, share experiences and even ask for advice from others who just “get it”.
THURROCK residents Emma Mulcahy and Sarah Keeling from Grays will be holding a charity Pink Ball in aid of Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease.
EMPLOYEES at the Port of Tilbury have made a generous donation of 117 gifts to Changing Pathways, just in time for Christmas.
ST. Luke’s Hospice were surprised and delighted to receive gifts from tenants and staff based in the ‘Old Courthouse, Grays’ who held a Christmas Tree Gift Drive in support of the Hospice.
THE Stanford Le Hope and surrounding area fundraising team have now come to the end of the initial fundraising for their Christmas present appeal. They spent every weekend from 1st October to 2nd December in Iceland in Corringham running a raffle and bag packing and have raised a fantastic £2520.88. A spokesperson said: “We would […]
SEVEN voluntary organisations are receiving an early Christmas present from the Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund.
AS the nights become darker and the weather gets a little colder, volunteers across lots of organisations have been busy making the final preparations for the much anticipated ‘Give a Gift’ project at intu Lakeside.
Essex Event Hire and Darren Lilley are raising money for a little girl Olivia who sadly has an inoperable brain tumour. They have been truly blown away by people they have never even met, you the Facebook community. They say ” The offers of support and donations have been truly humbling. So thank […]
A CHRISTMAS appeal from the Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising team .
THIS will be the 8th Annual Christmas Concert, presented by the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock at the Civic Hall, Grays.
THE Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising team held a charity quiz night earlier in the year. The money raised allowed them to purchase a whole new kit for the boys. A spokesperson said: “We are now moving onto our Christmas present appeal and started our bucket collections and bag packs in Iceland in […]
RECENTLY, St. Luke’s Hospice has joined forces with up to 200 other hospices across the UK to celebrating the diverse range of people involved in providing and supporting hospice care. The theme for Hospice Care Week (9-15 October) is “We are hospice care.” From nurses to volunteers, chefs to chaplains and corporate partners to carers, […]
THE GOOD people at Clarriots Care in Grays are having a “wear it pink coffee and cake party” tomorrow (Friday) at the Old Courthouse boardroom in Grays. 11.30-1.30 Feel free anyone to come in on your lunch break. They have been donated prizes for games and raffles from businesses over Thurrock inc meal vouchers for […]
ON Saturday 7 October, Transformation Thurrock launched its new charity at a breakfast event held at Park Inn hotel in North Stifford.
STAFF, parents, pupils and students in the GLC joined together to raise in excess of £870 for Macmillan Cancer Care, as part of a trust-wide support for a worthwhile charity. Each GLC Academy held coffee sessions and sold homemade cakes, all accompanied by a nice cuppa! The Gateway Academy even welcomed visitors into their coffee […]
THURROCK Vauxhall retailer, Tony Levoi, with sites in Romford and Thurrock, is delighted to have teamed up with London based charity, City Harvest London, and donated two Vivaro vans to the charity in an effort to alleviate homelessness in the City.
ESSEX’S shops and businesses are being urged to sign up to the National Autistic Society’s first UK wide ‘Autism Hour’ which is being launched at intu Lakeside in the autumn.
THIS September Bluebird Care Thurrock and Castle Point is supporting Macmillan Cancer World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
THURROCK’S business and voluntary sector representatives came together at The Community House, Grays, to celebrate the official launch of Thurrock CVS fundraising project Giving for Thurrock (GiFT)
STEPHEN Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon & East Thurrock, has pledged his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, ‘wear it pink,’ which will see thousands of people