OVER EIGHTY bags of other people’s rubbish along with boiler, a mattress and carpets were removed from London Road between the station and Cornwall House Car Park on Saturday by the ‘Purfleet Pickers’.
Tilbury businesses can take advantage of EU funding. Full details on posters.
Easter Fete in Purfleet. Full details on poster.
LOCAL charity Thurrock Contact the Elderly have thanked one of their volunteers Jane Penticost.
Friends of Aveley and Kenningtons Parks litter pick. Full details on poster.
SATURDAY March 23rd saw another great spring clean event on this occasion near the RSPB Rainham centre.
THURROCK is proud of its connections with the Empire Windrush, which arrived here at Tilbury Cruise Terminal on the 22nd June 1948 with the 70th Anniversary being celebrated last year in great style.
FRIENDS of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope are hosting their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 13th April between 11am and 3pm.
Easter events in Chadwell St Mary. Full details on poster.
COMMUNITY groups across the borough are being invited to join a network of “Friends of” park groups and others to help improve Thurrock’s parks and open
Purfleet Day of Remembrance set to unveil plaque to Purfleet soldier. Full details on poster.
THE housebuilder’s Community Champions fund supports grassroots activities that improve the quality of life for local people. The Persimmon Community Champions initiative is a national programme where charities
The Soldiers of Vanity Fair at Tilbury Fort On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, some of the soldiers featured in ITV’s new production of Vanity Fair will take up garrison duty in Tilbury Fort, Tilbury, Essex. William Makepeace Thackeray’s classic novel is set at during the Napoleonic Wars, and the soldiers of Wellington’s army, […]
NOT all residents in Purfleet are happy with a proposal to change the name of the village. Some villagers have now started a campaign urging people NOT to sign the petition but to preserve the historic name of Purfleet
A fire crew from Corringham were called to a house in Abbotts Drive, Stanford Le Hope after reports that a car had collided with it.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an arson at Haart Estate Agents, in Orsett Road, Grays, at around 11.30pm yesterday, Friday, August 17.
Rise in families permanently moved out of borough proves “social cleansing has begun” claims Thurrock Independents
“THE housing market is now so broken in Thurrock that private sector property rents are often 50% higher than most homeless families can afford to pay. Our available stock of social housing is not remotely adequate to meet the needs of Thurrock.
A family park in Stanford-le-hope joined forces with local companies Dogtopia Pet Services and Alicia’s Obedience Dog Training School this weekend to deliver a dog themed activity day at Hardie Park. The day was free for visitors and their dogs and all funds raised through have-a-go activities, raffles and local business support on the day […]
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.”