THE well-established Stanford Music Festival comes of age this Saturday when it celebrates its 18th Birthday. First staged in 1999, where Queens English were the only group to perform from the back of a lorry in the High Street, it has progressed over the years to become probably the best free family friendly music festival […]
THE popular SS17 Community Festival will be hosted by Hardie Park in Stanford le Hope this year for the first time in its history. The event is free for all between 12pm and 6pm with a packed agenda for the local community to enjoy
LINE dance classes taught by prestigious instructor Chrissie Bence are available every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Old Regent Ballroom.
A LOCAL community project is appealing for volunteers to help support the day-to-day running of their park and cafe moving forward. Events are scheduled throughout the year at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope with new initiatives and clubs developing weekly. Rob Groves, Director of Hardie Park said, ‘We currently have a dedicated team of enthusiastic volunteers […]
SECOND Stanford-le-Hope Beavers had an exciting weekend recently when they spent a night amongst the fish at the London Aquarium.
THE Great Big Walk is Coming through Thurrock. They will be stopping off at Hardie Park on Monday morning. You can find full details at https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/the-great-big-walk Follow then on Twitter at @edencommunities
STAFF and pupils at a Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School and Nursery are ending this academic year on a high after they were rated “Outstanding” f
Every Sunday there is fun at Hardie Park. Full details on the poster.
TICKETS sold out in record time for this event. On Friday 26th May almost 300 women and one man enjoyed a night of entertainment
SS17 5km Fun Run – Saturday 3rd June 2017 THE GOOD people of Hardie Park are very excited about hosting their first ever 5km Fun Run and we would love for you and your family and friends to participate! The event is on Saturday 3rd June at Hardie Park and the race starts at 10am. […]
CALLING all line dancers or anyone wishing to join in.
FRIENDS OF HARDIE PARK calls out for votes to bag a share of bag charge fund Friends of Hardie Park is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – […]
FOR the second year running The Old Regent was venue of choice for a 70’s style disco fundraising night.
CAN you help find Dotty the dog? She has been missing from Butts Lane in Stanford-le-Hope since Sunday April 16th. She is a female cross terrier. Has large teats as she has pups in March. Contact: 07415841752
OVER 100 party people enjoyed the 80’s night in the Piano Bar at The Old Regent last Friday. Guests were treated to live music and vocals from previous X Factor finalist the amazing Austin Drage and his musical partner James. 1980’s Music continued to 1am with the superb Leon C ( Leon Rowlands) The guests […]
A market place with no money changing hands, where people shared skills, stories and community spirit, was set up in Stanford-le-Hope with the help of the Eden Project.
Diary date.. Tuesday 4th April 2017 is the next Hardie Park bounce day Bounce bounce with Bizzy Bouncers Events from 11-3pm for £5. Hardie Park is off Scratton Road in Stanford-le-Hope.
By Nafisat Ishola STANFORD-le-Hope residents can await more exciting events and changes, as the Director sets his sights high for the future. Father of three, local and Friends of Hardie Park Director Rob Groves, has taken a once derelict and littered park, to a family orientated recreational space that is ideal for local residents. The […]
VETERAN removals man, Bernie Lawrence is set to retire after over forty years in the business. The business is Hockley Removals, a company well known in Stanford-le-Hope as well as the length and breadth of the country. As Bernie says, he has been as far as Southend. That will be Southend on the Mull of […]
A CHARITY cream tea was held in aid of a brave Grays woman who is fighting cancer. Nikki Nye is presently undergoing treatment of bone cancer and her family and friends want to raise awareness. The tea was organised by Nicola Topliss and friends and held at the Gateway People’s Centre in Stanford-le-Hope. They raised […]
THE OWNERS of the Star Car Park in Stanford-le-Hope have been taken to court over an alleged failure to keep the area free of rubbish.
A ‘Lifetime Home’ in Thurrock has proved the ideal location for a disabled young man to call home and follow his dreams of going to college.
Rubens Sabbarese (26) and his father
A BIG-hearted Stanford resident is undertaking a number of acts of charitable kindness across the area. Paul Luke has started the “Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising Team”. Paul said: “I started my fundraising team just under two years ago and have since raised nearly £25,000 for a number of local groups and charities. […]
A STANFORD-le-Hope community activist has urged a review into the sale of the Sandpits Car Park near the town centre.