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
A charity motorbike run from the Top House pub in Aveley helped raise much needed funs for the air ambulance.
A KIND-HEARTED teenager from Thurrock showed that she is a cut above when it comes to charity work when she had ten inches of her hair cut off for a worthy cause. Evie Stanley, aged 12, had her hair cut at Hairazor on Crammavill Street in Stifford Clays recently. Evie did it for the Littleprincesses […]
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 […]
THOUSANDS WERE raised at a family fun day to support the family of murdered local man Kevin Malthouse. The famous kind hearts of local people turned up on Saturday and dug deep into their pockets at the Worlds End in Tilbury. The monies raised so far come to an astonishing £31,000. Much of this has […]
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 […]
COUNTRY for carers in Crammavill. Full details on th poster on what looks like a great night for a great cause.
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 […]
THURROCK Community Chest (TCC) are pleased to be supporting this year’s Orsett Show with a grant of £550 towards the running costs. Many visitors to the Show do not realise that the event raises money for good causes
THE STANFORD-le-Hope fundraising team has made toiletry donations to The Basildon Resource Centre and Changing Pathways in Basildon.
ORSETT Hall’s Café Sartoria supported Cup Cake Day last Thursday (15 June 2017) raising £134.50 for Alzheimer’s Society,
DESPITE the hot weather, Chadwell Community Forum’s summer quiz-evening grossed £184.00 last Saturday night, £172.00 net of prizes.
Message from Intu Lakeside As of today we will be opening a collection point in the customer lounge for staff, retailers, local businesses and customers to drop off non-perishable items, clothing, toys, books etc which intu Lakeside will then deliver early next week to the hubs that have opened for all of the people affected […]
THE Great Big Walk is Coming through Thurrock. They will be stopping off at Hardie Park on Monday morning. You can find full details at https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/the-great-big-walk Follow then on Twitter at @edencommunities
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 […]
ST Luke’s Hospice is set to hold its annual fete on Saturday June 10th.
HUNDREDS took advantage of the summer conditions to take part in the Thurrock Cycle Marathon on Sunday morning. From 9 year olds to 90-year-olds, they all set off from Blackshots on a route that took them on a 7 mile/21 mile and 42 mile course. Our cameras caught the cyclists at the start and then […]
ON Make it Matter Day, Marks & Spencer has launched a ground-breaking commitment to support 1,000 communities across the UK, help 10 million people live happier, healthier lives and be a zero waste business.
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 […]
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 […]