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.
DON’T miss these adult learning opportunities to gain practical beauty skills – just in time for summer events, or simply to enjoy learning something new, close to home, at Thurrock Council’s Adult Community College.
THE Lightship Café, a local community group, in partnership with Thurrock Council, is making moves to clean up Grays Beach Park and reopen the once popular Café in time for the summer.
JOIN us for our story-time sessions at Grays Shopping Centre on Friday 7 April and let them take a picture to go in their ‘Funny Bunny’ Album on our Facebook page.
PATIENTS at a Grays surgery have received a letter indicating that the practice is set to close.
Tonight – Traitors Select – Open Mic Night!!
ON Wednesday March 8th, women from all around England gathered at Southbank Centre in London for the Women of the World festival to mark International Women’s Day. This global event shows how women and girls
ON Tuesday 21 March, the Thurrock Volunteer Police Cadets had their “Passing-Out” ceremony held at Thameside School on Manor Road in Grays.
Hip Hop Workshops at Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school, Hathaway Academy ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school Hathaway Academy welcomed award-winning and critically acclaimed hip hop organisation, Breakin’ Convention recently to explore words and emotions with Year 8 students. Breakin’ Convention ran a hip hop lyric writing workshop with a class of year 8 […]
AS part of Thurrock council’s commitment to constructing 1,000 new affordable homes across a five year period, Morgan Tucker has been involved in an innovative project which has transformed a dilapidated site in Grays, into a major housing development. Talk of the plans first arose in 2013, and have since seen the existing derelict garages […]
THIS February Half Term, children visiting the Grays Shopping Centre, will be ‘invited to walk on the wild side!