ESSEX County Council is celebrating achieving the prestigious Green Flag awards for Weald and Thorndon Country Parks and retaining Green Flag status at Belhus, Cudmore Grove, Danbury and Great Notley.
IT’S exciting times for Thurrock CVS – the voice of Thurrock’s community and voluntary organisations – as, today; they unveiled a new logo and website that celebrates
A FUN-PACKED day down in East Tilbury is coming up soon. Full details on poster.
FOLLOWING on from a successful ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ last month where over 50 people with Type 2 diabetes benefited from advice and support the Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group
CHADWELL Community Forum’s next meeting is on Wednesday 19th July in Emmanuel Church-hall starting 7.30pm.
THE Riverside Community Project in Grays is organising ‘The Big Local Festival’ to be held at Grays Riverside Beach Park on Wednesday 26th July between 11am and 5pm.
Colourful Eid Celebration MUSLIMS in South Ockendon came together to celebrate their EID festival which is the celebration to mark the end of their fasting month Ramadan. This event took place in Holy Cross community centre. It was an open community event where everyone was welcomed. In attendance was: Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price; Qaisar Abbas, Thurrock […]
PUPILS from Thameside Primary School were ecstatic to receive gold medals at the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership Dance competition that was held at the Thameside Theatre.
ADULTS in Thurrock who need extra support can benefit from a new ‘adult fostering’ service launched this week.
CARE homes in Thurrock are leading the way when it comes to the quality of its services – with all 34 provisions in the borough being rated as good or better by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
THE well-established Stanford Music Festival comes of age this Saturday when it celebrates its 18th Birthday. First staged in 1999, where Queens English were the only group to perform from the back of a lorry in the High Street, it has progressed over the years to become probably the best free family friendly music festival […]
A FUNDRAISING campaign has been started to bring Christmas lights back to Corringham Town Centre.
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions (TLS) celebrated their tenth anniversary at their Annual General Meeting on Friday night. The meeting took place at the High House Production Park in Purfleet. Film No 1. Here is our film of the meeting. Film No 2 Speeches by the directors of TLS Film No 3. This is a wonderful film […]
THOUSANDS flock to the ever popular Horndon Feast and Fayre. The sun stayed out as visitors pursued the great variety of stalls as well as being entertained by a great variety of acts. Our camera took a stroll down the High Road.
THE popular SS17 Community Festival will be hosted by Hardie Park in Stanford le Hope this year for the first time in its history. The event is free for all between 12pm and 6pm with a packed agenda for the local community to enjoy
LINE dance classes taught by prestigious instructor Chrissie Bence are available every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Old Regent Ballroom.
DESPITE the hot weather, Chadwell Community Forum’s summer quiz-evening grossed £184.00 last Saturday night, £172.00 net of prizes.
A number of Thurrock organisations have received a cash boost from the Big Lottery fund.
THE Thurrock Muslim community along with other 1.4 billion Muslims across the world are observing the month of Ramadan (fasting). During this month, almost every adult muslim fast as it is a religious obligation.
CRUISE and Maritime Voyages (CMV) www.cruiseandmaritime.com was very active last week at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury when TV personality Angela Rippon CBE named its latest fleet addition Columbus on Thursday.
Together with the charity formed in memory of the MP Jo Cox, St Peter’s are hosting a community event in and around the church and churchyard.
A DOG found close to death – dumped on a pile of rubbish in Essex – has bounced back to health thanks to round-the-clock care by RSPCA staff.
A LOCAL community project is appealing for volunteers to help support the day-to-day running of their park and cafe moving forward. Events are scheduled throughout the year at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope with new initiatives and clubs developing weekly. Rob Groves, Director of Hardie Park said, ‘We currently have a dedicated team of enthusiastic volunteers […]
BONNYGATE Primary school has been highly praised by government education watchdog Ofsted. The South Ockendon school was inspected on May 17th and 18th with the report published this week. Reacting to the report the headteacher Sarah McHugh and chair of governors, Spencer Carter said: “We are overjoyed to announce that Ofsted agreed with our own […]