“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.
THE HORNDON Feast and Fayre will take place on Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 25th.
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.
ORSETT Hall are hosting a Cup Cake Coffee Morning with lots of tea, coffee and cake in their lovely Cafe Sartoria on Cup Cake Day which is Thursday 15 June 2017 between 10.00am and 12.00pm. All proceeds from the cupcakes will go to Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia charity, working to create lasting change […]
RESIDENTS, children, staff and governors have been celebrating the rebirth of a village nursery.
ESSEX Firefighters were alerted to a house fire in Bulphan this lunchtime (Friday 3 March) thanks to a passing postman who spotted smoke pouring out of the property’s roof void and called 999.
CHILDREN from Orsett CofE Primary School brought a touch of Christmas to the corridors of Orsett Hospital with carols and festive songs for patients, visitors and staff.
A HORNDON parent has labelled a meeting to discuss the provision of childcare in the village as a “shambles”
The Council approached the Playgroup earlier this year with a proposed 400% increase in their rent with additional extra costs for the maintenance and upkeep of the property.
THE HORNDON Village Playgroup is set to close. The popular playgroup situated on the village high street had been in negotiation with Thurrock Council but it appears that matters have
LAST weekend saw local councillors Brian and Sue Little attend the 73 commemoration and thanks giving service at St Mary The Virgin Church at Bulphan for the B-17 American Airmen who perished in a mid air collision in September 1943 in the fields at Tillingham Hall Bulphan.
THE families of Bulphan Primary School are thrilled, that this weekend, Happy’s Circus is coming to the rural village of Bulphan.
THE SWAN in Horndon-on-the-Hill is set for a busy weekend.
AS part of BBC Essex 30th Anniversary Celebrations, we are pleased to confirm that Ken Crowther, Gardening Expert, will be presenting his weekly programme live from the Orsett Show at 11.00.
DOLLY Good went to the AGM and told us all what went on and how much she enjoyed it as she also met some old friends. Jo Livingstone was our speaker who is the author of ‘Do you want to write your life story?’
THE Tiny Toes Show is a brand new Baby & Toddler Event which is coming to Thurrock in October 2014. Taking place at Orsett Hall on Sunday 26 October 2014 between , with lots of free parking, over 50 fantastic exhibitors, special offers, competitions, entertainment, drinks and light snacks available, baby change areas, breast feeding facilities and much, much more this is an event not to be missed!
IMPERIAL have a host of birds including the tiny “CHAOS”, a burrowing owl from the United States, right up to the mighty “ZEPHYR”, a female Bald Eagle, who is also the mascot for the Army Air Corps (image attached). Other birds include “HORUS”, a high flying Lannerette and “GRACE “, the amazing hovering Kestrel.
THE summer exhibition of the Thurrock Art Society is on at the Swan Gallery in Horndon on the Hill. The exhibition runs from July 20th to August 15th and is situated in the gallery above The Swan pub.
THERE will be a public meeting in Bulphan village hall at 7pm on Thursday 31st July to look at options for how they can have a shop in Bulphan.
IT IS not too soon to buy your tickets for this year’s Proms in the Park in Bulphan (behind the village hall – or inside the village hall if the weather is really bad!).
The annual flower display centred on the ‘Arthurian Legends’ theme in Horndon’s St Peter and St Paul Parish Church was once again a magnificent spectacle and an assortment of choral and musical performers in the Church gave attendees the chance to enjoy some peace and tranquillity during the course of the weekend.
THE Orsett Show on Saturday 6 September 2014 promises to be a great Show with lots to do for all the family. Set in 30 acres of countryside, the annual Orsett Show is always a great day out for all the family with lots to see and do.
TWENTY5 is a new night launching for the over 25’s at Orsett Hall this Friday 20 June 2014. The night is offering the best music in Club Classics past and present between 8.00pm and 1.00am featuring local DJ Leon C from PZAZ REUNION.
THE Orsett Show is on Saturday 6 September between 9.00am and 7.00pm and the organisation of the day is well under way to ensure it will be another great success. Set in 30 acres of countryside, the annual Orsett Show is always a great day out for all the family with lots to see and do.