THURROCK Council has been working alongside Essex Police to tackle Anti-social behaviour (ASB) in key hotspots across the borough in a new operation called Xylophone.
ATC intake night is Monday 26th September from 7.30pm at their HQ in St Margarets church car park. Kids have to be 12 years old and in Year 8 at school.
YOU can hire the bar at the Railway Tavern for free. The bar at the popular public house on King Street in Stanford-le-Hope is free of charge for functions.
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TANFORD and Corringham Carnival takes please this Saturday 27th August starting from Park Rd, Corringham at 1.30 then travels along Giffords Cross Rd, Springhouse Rd, Gordon Rd, back into Springhouse Rd, Third Ave, Branksome Ave, First Ave,
FOLLOWING extensive restoration works on the town’s local war memorial, the organising committee would like to invite Stanford-le-Hope residents to a re-dedication event which will mimic the original memorial dedication service from 1920, which dedicated the memorial to the lost and fallen of The Great War.
Sub-committee chair, Cllr Mike Stone, appealed to the Friends of Hadie Park – who were at the meeting – to engage with local people after a 39-name petition was received. Speaking afterwards, he said: “We felt the enthusiasm of the Friends to create something new and exciting for their local area deserved support, but it is equally important that local people are not upset by the proposals.
A ST CLERE’S school pupil pleaded guilty to making threats to kill at the Stanford-le-Hope school. The 12-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Basildon magistrates court this week.
HIS name is Gillie and he is 13 years old. He has been my grandad’s constant companion since my nan passed away two days before Christmas. He is absolutely heart broken
A ST CLERE’S school pupil has been charged with taking a knife into school and threatening to kill two fellow pupils. An Essex police spokesman said: “We were contacted shortly before 9am on Wednesday, July 2nd, and asked to attend St Clere’s School, Butts Lane, Stanford-le-Hope due to reports of a boy threatening two 12-year-old children via BlackBerry Messenger.
THE Essex Wildlife Trust is opening a new play area at its visitor centre in Thameside Nature Park on Saturday 19th July. With the play area being officially opened at 10am there’ll be plenty to do as children can climb the lighthouse, operate the diggers and slide down the jetty on this custom made play area.
THE Rotary Club of Corringham Thameside is pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining a grant from the National Lottery of £5,000. The money will be spent on replacing a number of items of equipment to help the club to raise its profile within the community and to attract new members.
THE WEATHER held off as hundreds of residents flocked to the Stanford Music Festival on Saturday and Stanford Street Festival on Sunday. The whole weekend was testament to both the hard work undertaken by the organising committees as well as the sense of community in Stanford-le-Hope.
THE WONDERFUL Stanford Festival is set fair for Sunday. Thousands are set to flock to the event on King Street and surrounding area in what is a wonderful event.
FROM 1pm on Saturday until 1030 at night, it is non stop music with a line up of local talent that is second to none. From the reliable The Heaters to old school No More Heroes and great singer, Louisa Johnson, there is something for everyone.
IT WAS a small but significant moment of respect that one of our roving reporters captured at the weekend. A young family were passing by the Stanford memorial, a memorial that is cherished by the residents
THE STANFORD-LE-HOPE community have once again turned to the medium of film to entertain, educate and inform the local community. This time they have recognised the sacrifices made by the men who went off to fight for their country in the Great War of 1914-18.
AROUND midday on Wednesday, June 11th a man using the name of Jonathan Roberts attended the home address of an elderly vulnerable couple and convinced them they needed some work doing to their roof. They couple paid the man £1,000 to fix their roof, which he was due to do the following day, but he never returned.
STANFORD residents who will have noticed the recent restoration works completed on the war memorial on The Green, can now begin to look forward to Phase Two of the restoration beginning on their beloved war memorial. Following the deep steam clean by local businessman and wife team, David and Marie Adamson, residents will soon start to see some more of the work which is being planned to commemorate the beginning of The Great War, now commonly known as World War One.
FIRE CREWS were called to a fire in a ground floor flat in Thors Oak in Stanford-le-Hope. Crews extinguished the fire by 13:05hrs, the flat was lightly smoke logged.
THE SEAL of approval may be that they will leave you alone for a couple of years but we are sure that there are a number of hard-working teachers at both Abbots Hall primary and Arthur Bugler infants who are happy with that.
SIMON Moore, Chief Executive at London Gateway, said: “I’m delighted to be able welcome a leading developer of industrial real estate to DP World London Gateway. I’m confident that this partnership will deliver a great development and I’m looking forward to seeing the building work start very soon.”
TO put these speeds into perspective, it would take residents in these two streets an average 15.2 hours to download an HD-quality film. And roads in Essex feature six times in the list of the UK’s 50 slowest streets – more than any other county – according to the latest consumer speed test data collected by comparison site uSwitch.com.
It is alleged he went into the store in the High Street at 4pm on Monday, January 6, took the items from the display and left without making any attempt to pay for them. If you can help officers with any information please contact Pc Dominic Greenham at Grays Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.