THE Wig Bank operates on the last Saturday of every month at St. Luke’s Hospice and has a simple concept – Unwanted wigs are donated to the ‘Wig Bank’ where they are cleaned and conditioned to a professional standard.
ESSEX’S largest shopping centre is sharing the love with the region’s only children’s hospice ahead of Valentine’s Day.
MEMBERS of Orsett Golf Club have raised a fantastic £15,000 for St Luke’s Hospice through a series of fundraising events and initiatives held throughout 2018.
FOR the first time ever, a community action day is being launched to raise money for Thurrock on Friday 29 March by local Charity – Giving for Thurrock.
Barn Dance Fundraiser for Special Needs Activity Club. Full details on poster.
THURROCK Foodbank is pleased to announce that they have a new food collection point at Morrisons in Grays town centre. It is available all the times the store is open.
FREE donated winter clothes, bedding and footwear will be available to those in need thanks to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service Winter Warmers pop-up shop at the Beach Park The Lighthouse Café at Grays Beach on Thursday 17 January from 10am to 4pm. Take what you need so these items help as many as […]
GIVING for Thurrock (incorporating Thurrock Community Chest) are pleased to announce that the first round of funding has become available from the various fund raising activities that have been undertaken over the past 9 months.
A MAN born and brought up in Grays has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Mervyn Thomas, has been appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G), in recognition of his services to human rights and freedom of religion or belief. Following the publication of his appointment […]
MEMBERS of Tai Chi for Health enjoyed their usual Monday Tai Chi, Beginners Yoga, 50+ fitness. For one day only they could have the session free or donate to St Luke’s Hospice. They could also drop off their unwanted towels and blankets to keep small animals warm this winter. Health Coach Trevor Rawson said “St […]
ST. Luke’s Hospice are putting out a timely reminder that their One Response, Hospice at Home are all operational over the Christmas New Year period:
DP World London Gateway and ATL Haulage Contractors Ltd make special, festive delivery to Little Havens Hospice.
AN ATL truck, decked out in a Christmas sleigh wrap, and with Father Christmas behind the wheel, delivered presents to the children’s hospice in Hadleigh.
INTU Lakeside has partnered with mental health foundation Blurt to provide advice to customers and staff on managing their mental wellbeing over Christmas.
A CHARITY golf day has raised an amazing £4,053.63 for Basildon University Hospital’s Breast Unit Fund (BUST) and event organiser, Allan Brodie, presented the cheque to Breast Unit staff on 21 November.
IF you would be so kind as to pop into Little Thurrock Post Office on Saturday morning.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is proud to announce that their volunteer and Lead Ambassador Peter Eates has been awarded the ‘Charity Comms’ Inspiring Communicator Award’. Peter was given this prestigious national Award in London by Charity Comms Executives.
GIVE a Gift continues to soar this Christmas as more than 1,000 presents have been donated for Thurrock children in need. The initiative has seen tremendous success in its first week as hundreds of people continue to visit the Give a Gift store and pick a red star representing a Thurrock child in need who […]
THE annual Traitors select open-mic foodbank special takes place.
A WONDERFUl display of Christmas lights is, once again, back on display in Stifford Clays.
A TILBURY-based family is appealing to the local community and beyond in a bid to fund specialist cancer treatment for a 21-year-old woman who faces losing a leg – if not her life. Sabina Makaranga, 21, is battling a rare type of bone cancer and a tumour in her spine and here family believe the […]
GRAYS shoppers have been praised for their donations to a local charity. A spokesperson said: “A very big Thurrock Contact the Elderly thank you to our local Co Op on Blackshots Parade for their truly amazing donation of £3392.18 raised by all the lovely Co Op shoppers donating to our charity each time they shopped […]
IN October 2015 things could not have looked worst for John Moore, now age 73, as in his own words ‘’ alcohol took over and nearly cost me my life !’’
THE local team joined a global movement called #GoGold and linked in with colleagues in Amazon sites around the world to host a #PJammin ® party in support of local families affected by cancer.
SUE Wooding and Karen Morris both have secondary breast cancer. They want people who also have the same incurable illness to know the great benefits they receive by attending a friendly, self-run ‘Get Together’ at Outpatients & Therapies department of St. Luke’s Hospice once a month, and invite them to come along and join in.