The Soldiers of Vanity Fair at Tilbury Fort On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, some of the soldiers featured in ITV’s new production of Vanity Fair will take up garrison duty in Tilbury Fort, Tilbury, Essex. William Makepeace Thackeray’s classic novel is set at during the Napoleonic Wars, and the soldiers of Wellington’s army, […]
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.
PORT of Tilbury hosts celebration to mark SS Empire Windrush 70th anniversary and everyone is invited! On the 22 June 1948, the Port of Tilbury welcomed 500 people from the Caribbean, who travelled for 30 days from Jamaica aboard the SS Empire Windrush, to begin a new life in Great Britain. 70 years later, on […]
ON FRIDAY, there will be major celebrations at the port of Tilbury to mark the 70th anniversary of the Windrush.
MEMBERS of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus have been busy preparing for a special performance. They are taking part in the Windrush 70th anniversary celebrations on Friday 22 June at the Tilbury Cruise Terminal.
A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]
KEVIN Redmond has just published The Parish of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Tilbury with a foreword by Father Paul Dynan.
THE ONE Community Trust in Tilbury has been lauded with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Independent Committee Chair, former broadcast journalist Sir Martyn Lewis said: “This year’s record number of Queen’s Award awardees are a powerful testimony to the remarkable achievements and innovative ideas which characterise volunteering in the UK. They prove that, more […]
THE Royal British Legion presented the Tilbury on the Thames Trust with their certificate of affiliation recently, the only organisation to achieve this, at an event held at the London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury. The Trust also received four beautifully made furry mascots – Winston Churchill, Army, Navy and Airforce bears (see […]
DUE to the severe weather forecast for this weekend, the Great British Spring Clean Litter Picks are being re-timed as follows.
A riverside haven for visiting mariners from all over the world has been giving a helping hand this Christmas by the Port of London Authority (PLA).
A TILBURY community-focussed organisation has received a welcome cash boost from the lottery.
THIS summer sporting fever came to Tilbury with the inaugural ‘Tilbury Olympic Games’ with over 40 local young people taking part.
YOUNG dancers from Elite Dance Academy officially opened a new play park in Tilbury called ‘Athlone Park’ on 1 September. The kids were joined by the team from the Port of Tilbury who funded and created the park
A GROUP of community minded residents gathered together on Sunday morning (Aug 27th) to help clean up a corner of East Tilbury.
WORK continues to re-establish the library service and Bata Heritage Centre Museum in East Tilbury but residents can still access lots of services. A small library service is being run in East Tilbury Village Hall every Thursday and Friday from 10am to 3.30pm. Baby Rhyme time continues at 11am and the Knit and Natter group […]
Gary Henty reckons the Bostik North will be very tough this season, but if the Dockers can improve on the twelfth position they finished last term, then he will be happy. “There will be three big clubs coming down from the Premier who will have big budgets. Hertford Town and Mildenhall Town who came […]
NATIONAL Express train operator c2c and local community groups jointly known as Tilbury Spirit, combine to give Tilbury residents a free day out to Southend-on-Sea on Saturday 19 August 2017. More than 400 passengers, will have the opportunity to enjoy an 8 carriage free private train to and from Southend as a special summer day […]
COALHOUSE Fort Park in East Tilbury Village has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the UK.
A FUN-PACKED day down in East Tilbury is coming up soon. Full details on poster.
CRUISE and Maritime Voyages (CMV) www.cruiseandmaritime.com was very active last week at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury when TV personality Angela Rippon CBE named its latest fleet addition Columbus on Thursday.
A DOG found close to death – dumped on a pile of rubbish in Essex – has bounced back to health thanks to round-the-clock care by RSPCA staff.
WHEN you arrive at the Tilbury Needlework group it is a hub of activity and at its centre is Gwen Perkins. Gwen is 87 years old and has a huge amount of skill and passion for needlework craft.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy has nursery spaces available.