IT is with regret Thurrock CVS are unfortunately announcing this year’s Voluntary Sector Conference which was due to take place at The Orsett Hall
BACK in May I saw the competition launched by the Scout Association to go ‘Into the Wild’ with Steve Backshall and Helen Glover – 20 Scouts and Explorers given the opportunity to spend 24 hours in the wild in the Lake District with them both.
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
THIS summer sporting fever came to Tilbury with the inaugural ‘Tilbury Olympic Games’ with over 40 local young people taking part.
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YOUNG dancers from Elite Dance Academy officially opened a new play park in Tilbury called ‘Athlone Park’ on 1 September. The kids were joined by the team from the Port of Tilbury who funded and created the park
Free courses for parents/carers on your doorstep NOW the children are going back to school, why not start a new learning journey for yourself? Thurrock’s Family Learning team are based at Grays Adult Education Centre and have spaces available on free courses for parents/carers this Autumn. Enrol on their free Keeping Up With Your Child […]
COME along to the Heritage Open Day on the 9th of September at High House in Purfleet for sack races, a cup of tea and cake in the café, Morris dancing and music, heritage displays about High House and Purfleet, and come and see their future plans. The event will run from 11 to 4 […]
A charity motorbike run from the Top House pub in Aveley helped raise much needed funs for the air ambulance.
A GROUP of community minded residents gathered together on Sunday morning (Aug 27th) to help clean up a corner of East Tilbury.
WORK continues to re-establish the library service and Bata Heritage Centre Museum in East Tilbury but residents can still access lots of services. A small library service is being run in East Tilbury Village Hall every Thursday and Friday from 10am to 3.30pm. Baby Rhyme time continues at 11am and the Knit and Natter group […]
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions (TLS) have been nominated for a major social enterprise award. TLS have become known throughout the country for their innovative approach to enhancing the life of adults wth learning challenges and the nomination is seen as major recognition of their work. Theo organisers said: “Congratulations to those organisations and individuals who have […]
NINE year old Summer Scopes from Stanford-le-Hope, has won a nationwide competition to design a poster to raise awareness of railway safety.
Gary Henty reckons the Bostik North will be very tough this season, but if the Dockers can improve on the twelfth position they finished last term, then he will be happy. “There will be three big clubs coming down from the Premier who will have big budgets. Hertford Town and Mildenhall Town who came […]
A FUN-PACKED community day is Chafford Hundred in September.
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 […]
THURROCK CVS are currently promoting a survey on behalf of local LGBT+ residents with the aim to gain a broad understanding of the LGBT+ community in Thurrock.
HUNDREDS of residents turned out to enjoy the East Tilbury Community Fun Day.
ON Friday the local volunteer breastfeeding group SS17 BRAS which supports parents each week throughout the year, is hosting “The Big Latch On”
A STANFORD-LE-Hope company faces a bill in excess of half a million pounds after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school.
NATIONAL Express train operator c2c and local community groups jointly known as Tilbury Spirit, combine to give Tilbury residents a free day out to Southend-on-Sea on Saturday 19 August 2017. More than 400 passengers, will have the opportunity to enjoy an 8 carriage free private train to and from Southend as a special summer day […]
JULY has been another busy month for the team, with numerous community engagements, policing operations and partnership working.
COALHOUSE Fort Park in East Tilbury Village has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the UK.