OUR second interview as part of The Grays Lives project is with the owner of the Traitor’s Gate pub, Ben Deverell.
PORT of Tilbury hosts celebration to mark SS Empire Windrush 70th anniversary and everyone is invited! On the 22 June 1948, the Port of Tilbury welcomed 500 people from the Caribbean, who travelled for 30 days from Jamaica aboard the SS Empire Windrush, to begin a new life in Great Britain. 70 years later, on […]
DEVELOPERS PCRL have made good on their promise to improve the track or road that surrounds the Grade II listed Hollow Cottages in Purfleet. The cottages built around 1790 by Samuel Whitbread for his chalk pit workers are the oldest workers cottages in the borough. The privately owned 150 year old track or road was […]
OVER the next year, we will be interviewing a number of people who live and work in Grays.
TWO women pioneers who helped to establish Thurrock’s women’s refuge have contributed to a Heritage Lottery funded project telling the story of the refuge movement in Essex.
THIS weekend will see a series of events in the middle of Grays to celebrate “The Great Get Together.”
ON FRIDAY, there will be major celebrations at the port of Tilbury to mark the 70th anniversary of the Windrush.
MEMBERS of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus have been busy preparing for a special performance. They are taking part in the Windrush 70th anniversary celebrations on Friday 22 June at the Tilbury Cruise Terminal.
THE Mayor of Thurrock presented certificates to 25 new British Citizens at the Thameside Complex in Grays on Saturday 16th June.
THE HORNDON Feast and Fayre will take place on Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 25th.
CHADWELL Community Forum’s June 21st meeting will be addressed by Sharon Hogarth, Manager of College Health which now runs both the GP-practises in Chadwell St Mary. She’ll review the last twelve months and anticipate how the enlarged practise will progress, taking into account the planned merger with Tilbury Medical Centre later this year.
A FUNDRAISING match will take place at Corringham Athletic’s ground on Sunday after vandals once more struck the club. In the latest of a series of incidents, on Sunday (10 June) at around 8pm, committee members were alerted to a fire at the club’s pitches on The Manorway. The club’s port-a-loo had been set fire […]
A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]
VOLUNTEERS in Thurrock were recognised this week at a special appreciation event hosted by the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Barbara Rice.
KEVIN Redmond has just published The Parish of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Tilbury with a foreword by Father Paul Dynan.
THURROCK Council has celebrated national Volunteers Week by recognising the wide range of opportunities available across the borough.
Stanford, Corringham and Tilbury Community First Responder Group recognised with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services
STANFORD, Corringham and Tilbury Community First Responder Group has been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services for 2018.
THE ONE Community Trust in Tilbury has been lauded with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Independent Committee Chair, former broadcast journalist Sir Martyn Lewis said: “This year’s record number of Queen’s Award awardees are a powerful testimony to the remarkable achievements and innovative ideas which characterise volunteering in the UK. They prove that, more […]
WHY not join the Grays Beachcombers this Sunday and help clear discarded plastic from along the riverfront?
Lightship Cafe set to celebrate birthday. Full details on poster.
THE Royal British Legion presented the Tilbury on the Thames Trust with their certificate of affiliation recently, the only organisation to achieve this, at an event held at the London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury. The Trust also received four beautifully made furry mascots – Winston Churchill, Army, Navy and Airforce bears (see […]
The Big Lunch is coming to Aveley. Full details on poster.
A COMMUNITY park in Stanford-le-hope has joined forces with local companies Dogtopia Pet Services and Alicia’s Obedience Dog Training School to deliver the ever popular Dogtopia Show event.
AT their recent annual dinner and dance, Thurrock Lions presented the highest Lions achievement award, the Melvin Jones Award, to two of their long standing members. This is the first time that Thurrock Lions have presented this award to their members. There are only approx. 350 people in the world that hold such an honour. […]