NOT all residents in Purfleet are happy with a proposal to change the name of the village. Some villagers have now started a campaign urging people NOT to sign the petition but to preserve the historic name of Purfleet
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.
THERE will be a meeting for local residents and those with an interest in one of the UK’s most exciting regeneration schemes.
Purfleet-on-Thames Christmas Quiz. Full details on the poster.
THE £1billion Purfleet regeneration project takes another step forward on Monday (4 December).
The Big Purfleet Christmas Lights Switch-On. Full details on poster.
COME along to the Heritage Open Day on the 9th of September at High House in Purfleet for sack races, a cup of tea and cake in the café, Morris dancing and music, heritage displays about High House and Purfleet, and come and see their future plans. The event will run from 11 to 4 […]
A wide range of council and community services are available at the newly-opened Purfleet Community Hub. The grand opening on Wednesday 12 April was attended by the Leader of Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Tunde Ojetola – who also judged a children’s fancy dress competition. The day included a community clean […]
PLENTY of things to do at the grand opening of the Purfleet Hub.
ON Sunday 19 March, members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus travelled to the BBC studios in Maida Vale to rehearse for their forthcoming performance at the Southbank Centre
A COMMUNITY group in Purfleet has received over £200,000 in funding to help the community.
Full House Theatre will stage dance theatre performance Where The River Runs this February for Thurrock school children and families – for free. Where The River Runs is a captivating piece of dance for children aged 4+. It’s the simple story of a stranger trying to cross a river and what happens when water comes […]
OVER the past two years, we have run a series of stories chronicling the exciting plans to regenerate Purfleet. http://www.yourthurrock.com/2016/12/05/purfleet-town-centre-consultation/ http://www.yourthurrock.com/2016/09/27/exciting-plans-for-the-transformation-of-purfleet-revealed/ http://www.yourthurrock.com/2016/01/15/thousands-of-new-homes-for-purfleet-as-regeneration-plans-revealed/ Back in 2016, the portfolio holder for regeneration, laid out a time scale. Cllr Richard Speight said: “People often talk down our borough and our plans, but no more. “The development agreement has […]
A CHARITY single released in memory of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox and recorded in Thurrock is in the running to be Christmas number one.
WEDNESDAY will see the final round of community consultation on the Purfleet town centre regeneration!
COME along one and all to the historic and beautiful St Clements Church for a Carol Service on Friday 2nd December at 7.30 (8pm start).
PURFLEET Primary Academy in Essex has been rated “Good” by Ofsted after being inspected last month. Purfleet Primary joined REAch2 Academy Trust in April 2013, starting a new chapter in its history.
TWO level crossings in Thurrock will be temporarily closed while Network Rail carry out necessary works.
THERE was an impressive turnout for the start of Thurrock’s Remembrance season when St Stephen’s Church, played host to a ceremony organised by the nearby Purfleet Military Museum and Heritage Centre on Sunday.
THE annual Purfleet Remembrance Sunday service on takes place this weekend (Sunday, 6 November).
KINETIKA’S launch day at the High House Production Park was well attended with the Mayor of Thurrock Cllr Steve Liddiard among the guests.
CHILDREN’S writers, illustrators, poets and storytellers will be entertaining and inspiring families at the FREE family Pop Up Festival of Stories at High House Production Park in Purfleet, Thurrock, a fourteen acre site which is the result of a long term collaboration between the Royal Opera House, Creative & Cultural Skills, ACME Studios ,Thurrock Council, Arts Council England, together with the departments of Business Innovation and Skills, Communities and Local Government and their agencies.
A TWO-YEAR project in Thurrock has received a £35,917 funding boost to help give local youngsters a safe place to socialise. St Stephen’s Community Trust, a charity based in Purfleet-on-Thames, will use the cash investment to set-up a weekly youth club for 11-19-year-olds. Young people attending the club will have access to a variety of […]
FIRE CREWS have been called to a roof blown off of a two storey block of flats in Bridgland Road, Purfleet . Fire crews report four residents have been made homeless, crews are currently dealing with the incident.