The Soldiers of Vanity Fair at Tilbury Fort

The Soldiers of Vanity Fair at Tilbury Fort

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, […]

Happy hounds at Hardie Park

Happy hounds at Hardie Park

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 […]

Come down to Tilbury for Windrush celebrations

Come down to Tilbury for Windrush celebrations

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 […]

Purfleet developers on the right track

Purfleet developers on the right track

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 […]

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