MP Jackie Doyle-Price joins colourful Eid celebration in South Ockendon

MP Jackie Doyle-Price joins colourful Eid celebration in South Ockendon

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 […]

Stanford Music Festival comes of Age

Stanford Music Festival comes of Age

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 […]

Would you like to volunteer at Hardie Park?

Would you like to volunteer at Hardie Park?

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 […]

Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

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 […]

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