Ideas Fair in Chadwell St Mary

IDEAS Fair in Chadwell St Mary on Tuesday July 7th. Come along and help the community as it is your chance to help shape the future of Chadwell.

Chadwell community hub opens

THE CHADWELL community was in celebratory mood after they opened their community hub. The mayor of Thurrock, cllr Tony Fish was there to open the hub.
Mayor of Thurrock Tony Fish said: “As a local resident I feel the centre has great potential to develop services that have the flexibility to meet the community’s needs, to create more active citizens in Chadwell, and to make our community stronger and more resilient. I wish it well for the future.”

Feathers Cafe to ruffle your pallet in Chadwell St Mary

The café will be open Week days 6.00am – 3.30pm, Saturdays 6.00am – 2.30pm and be closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays. The menu offers cooked breakfast, sandwiches and baguettes, Panini’s, jacket potatoes, desserts and drinks. All food is cooked on the premises and when you enter Feathers you will be say ‘wow’ as Grant has made sure that the furnishings and décor are more boutique restaurant than café in what he calls his very own ‘boutique café’.

North to cycle south for charity

A FORMER Thurrock resident is cycling from Hartlepool to Thurrock in order to raise funds and awareness for HIV. Karen North is now a Sunderland University student, who has made Hartlepool her home but she originally hails from Thurrock.

Chadwell Community Forum set to hold AGM

VOLUNTEER-opportunities are available for anyone interested in joining the Forum’s Committee; please call 07926-361002 or email if you are interested in joining the local team or if you want to find out more about the Forum.”

Tesco rescues school easter-egg hunt

KINDER-hearted Tescos has come to the rescue after thieves struck burgled a school in Thurrock. The thieves stole 200 Easter eggs planned to be used in an egg hunt by pupils at Chadwell St Mary Primary School on Thursday.

Quiz night for Chadwell Community Forum

QUIZ night on behalf of the Chadwell St Mary Community Forum. The night will be on Saturday March 22nd at 7pm in the Scout Hut in Waterson Road. All welcome. Tickers are £3.00 a head. Bring your own food and drink.

One Church Two Locations..Chafford now Chadwell

THIS Sunday sees the launch of a second location for Community Church who presently meet at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred. Community Church Chadwell will meet at Chadwell Evangelical Church, Defoe Parade which was previously under the leadership of Laurie and Daphne Pumfleet.

Update: Child taken to hospital after three car crash in Chadwell St Mary

ESSEX Amb Service report: “We’re at the scene of a road traffic collision with HertsAirAmb in Nevell Road in Grays. Updates to follow.

Disgust at fly-tipping in Chadwell St-Mary

THURROCK photographer Rob Lay is best known for beautiful sunsets and sightings of rare birds. So imagine Rob’s disgust when he went down Lytton Road in Chadwell St Mary only to discover that fly-tippers had deposited litter all over the lane. Rob switched his stills camera to moving image and captured the disgusting images.

Genevieve to have head shaved for Teenage Cancer

A THURROCK woman is having her head shaved as part of a charity push in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT). Genevieve Smith works for The Body shop, who are sponsors of the TCT.

Young Palmer’s writers have stories published

FOUR A-level English students have recently had their stories published after winning a national young writer’s competition, run by the Young Writers organisation. 
 The students took part in a competition run by the Young Writers organisation. Their challenge was to retell a familiar story, adding their own plot twist. Furthermore, they had to do […]

Chadwell preacher remembered at memorial service

A MEMORIAL service has been held to remember Chadwell preacher, Cathy Mhlaba and her 16-year-old son Beki Ali, who died in a car fire in Thorpe Bay. Ms Mhlaba preached at an evangelical church in Chadwell St Mary.

Thurrock Writer’s Circle: Xmas report

THE Thurrock Writer’s Circle enjoyed a party night for the last meeting this year. Barbara Spencer was delighted to win the annual Christmas competition with her short story The Yew Tree and received a cheque and a Trophy which was created by Mary Vear.

Driver sought after hit and run in Chadwell

A DRIVER of a car is being sought after two pedestrians were struck in Chadwell St Mary on Friday afternoon. The incident happened on Thames Drive in Chadwell St Mary at just after 1.30pm.

Police name victim in “family related incident” Orsett shooting

POLICE have named a man found dead at his home address in Hemley Road, Orsett, on December 3 2013 as 61-year-old Robert Heaven. A post mortem was carried out on December 5 2013 with an initial cause of death given as a single gun-shot wound to the head.

Update: Orsett shooting: Police guard at man’s bedside

POLICE are at the bedside of a man who received gunshot wounds in an incident in Orsett on Tuesday afternoon. The man was rushed to a London hospital after another man was found dead in Hemsley Road.

Thurrock writers circle: October report

THURROCK Writers Circle Chairman Joy Ridgewell welcomed Patricia Pound to the meeting. A published author, Patricia’s first book was of the old Romford Brewery. She was asked to write a book on all the stories she had gathered from the people that worked there as they reminisced as she was working as a welfare officer at the brewery.

Carolyne House raise hundreds with sponsored event in community

RESIDENTS at Carolyne House residential home in Chadwell-St-Mary braved the weather on Sunday 27th October when they undertook a sponsored walk/push to raise funds. Staff at the home, along with resident’s families and volunteers, helped the residents in their quest on the walk around Chadwell-St-Mary, and raised over £250 for the Resident’s Amenities Fund, which is used to subsidise activities within the home.

Chadwell St Mary community hub survey

NGAGE, the community organisation and Volunteer Centre for Thurrock are encouraging people who live or work in Chadwell St Mary to take part in a survey about providing a new Community Hub or centre for the area. The Centre will provide a new way for public services and local communities to work side by side to create a new type of service delivery that puts local people in the driving seat. This will enable local people to access support and do more for themselves without relying on statutory provision.
ngage would like to encourage people to take part to ensure that they have their say on the activities they would like to see within the centre and to suggest a name.

Date set for next Chadwell litter-pick

THE next litter-pick at Aluric Field in Chadwell St Mary will be at 9.30 am on Saturday November 9th. The Chadwell community forum ask all residents and even non-residents to come along if you can spare a couple of hours.

Thurrock does MacMillan proud with dozens of coffee mornings

DOZENS of organisations from across the borough raised thousands of pounds by taking part in the world’s biggest coffee morning on behalf of MacMillan Cancer Care.

Wendy Higginson and her team raised £290 at the Holy Cross church coffee morning in South Ockendon. We then crossed over to the very busy Ockendon hub where the lads from HW Wilson were very busy serving coffee and tea to the assembled throng.

Charity event at Chadwell OAP complex

VIGERONS Way OAP Complex are having a “Come and See” event on Saturday 5th October to show off their activities and raise some money. Starting 11.00am going on till 3.00pm.

Consultation day for Orsett Heath homes plan

THERE will be a one day exhibition in Chadwell St Mary for the plans for 350 homes in the Orsett Heath area. It will take place between 11am and 8pm on Friday October 4th at Chadwell Village Hall on Waterson Road.

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