Step up to a Counselling career at TACC WITH Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) you can receive Counselling training that will lead to an accredited NCFE qualification and help you to grow and shape your future career as a Counsellor. Counselling courses will also give you skills to use in everyday life when interacting with […]
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an arson at Haart Estate Agents, in Orsett Road, Grays, at around 11.30pm yesterday, Friday, August 17.
Rise in families permanently moved out of borough proves “social cleansing has begun” claims Thurrock Independents
“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.
PLANS to build a new housing estate in Thurrock have been deferred by the council after concerns were raised about the availability of medical care.
COUNCILLORS on Thurrock’s planning committee have unanimously approved an application to redevelop a famous art-deco cinema into a bar.
OUR second interview as part of The Grays Lives project is with the owner of the Traitor’s Gate pub, Ben Deverell.
OVER the next year, we will be interviewing a number of people who live and work in Grays.
THIS weekend will see a series of events in the middle of Grays to celebrate “The Great Get Together.”
THE litter pickers have struck again, this time 14 of them on Tuesday morning at the RSPB Centre in Purfleet.
DUE to the severe weather forecast for this weekend, the Great British Spring Clean Litter Picks are being re-timed as follows.
THURROCK Soup events aim to help inspire social enterprise and business ideas from Thurrock residents and offer advice and support in starting a new business and in identifying funding. To take part, participants are invited to treat themselves to a bowl of tasty soup and a roll for £5, all of which goes into a […]
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 […]
CANON Brian O’Shea and parishioners from St. Thomas of Canterbury and St. Peter’s Churches, Grays travelled to England’s Nazareth, that is, the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk.
THE Riverside Community Project in Grays is organising ‘The Big Local Festival’ to be held at Grays Riverside Beach Park on Wednesday 26th July between 11am and 5pm.
PUPILS from Thameside Primary School were ecstatic to receive gold medals at the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership Dance competition that was held at the Thameside Theatre.
Together with the charity formed in memory of the MP Jo Cox, St Peter’s are hosting a community event in and around the church and churchyard.
HUNDREDS took advantage of the summer conditions to take part in the Thurrock Cycle Marathon on Sunday morning. From 9 year olds to 90-year-olds, they all set off from Blackshots on a route that took them on a 7 mile/21 mile and 42 mile course. Our cameras caught the cyclists at the start and then […]
CHILDREN like Tyler (pictured) at Thameside Primary School, who suffers with spastic paraplegia, now have a ticket to ride thanks to Grays Thurrock Rotary Club. The club donated a specialised wheelchair to the school so that school trips could be more manageable for pupils like Tyler. The wheelchair was handed over to the school this […]
OVER the past year Thameside Primary School has had a complete transformation” said Head Teacher Jonathan Fish as he addressed children, parents, Councillors, building contractors, governors and other stakeholders during the official handover of the school in Manor Road, Grays.
Work Starts On Grays Town Centre Development Construction work has started at a new 186-house development in the centre of Grays. Persimmon Homes Essex has completed the purchase of the former gas works site on London Road and has now begun laying the first bricks. The development, known as Urban Central, will bring much-needed homes […]
THE THURROCK community came together to clean up Grays Beach Park. The park is going though something of a transformation with the cafe being taken over as the Lightship Cafe. There are also fantastic organisations such as Grays Phoenix who are totally committed to cleaning up their area. Here is a collage of photographs that […]
A FLAT in Grays escaped fire damage thanks to a working smoke alarm alerting a neighbour.
GRAYS Town Band is holding a quiz and concert at 7.00pm on Saturday 29th April 2017 at the Hall at Socketts Heath Baptist Church, Premier Avenue, Grays, RM16 2SB.
A GRAYS councillor has expressed her disappointment that there are no immediate plans to make improvements to a zebra crossing in Grays.