Seafarers ‘charity supports ship crew after master’s death SEAFARERS’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has responded to the pastoral needs of a group of seafarers after their captain was found dead on their ship during a voyage from New York, United States to Tilbury, Essex. The container ship, Santa Bettina, was a week into […]
OWNERS of the King’s Head in West Tilbury have put it up for auction, but residents and friends of the pub have vowed that they will not give up on their aim to have it re-opened after a year of closure.
Timebank Coffee Morning in Tilbury on Wednesday May 31st. Full details on poster.
FIRE Crews were called to a horse which was stuck in a ditch.
GOBIONS Park in East Tilbury has received a much needed facelift during the Easter holidays, thanks to the generosity of S Walsh & Sons. Supporting local community efforts by the Friends of Gobions Park, Walsh’s have completely refreshed the bark surfaces within the children’s playground, repainted goalposts and spruced up the zip line. The local […]
SCHOOLS within the Gateway Learning Community recently held a specialist Number Day, to raise funds for the NSPCC.
DESPITE setbacks caused by the arson attack on East Tilbury library in early January, the Bata Heritage Centre volunteers will open the doors of East Tilbury Scout Group’s hall
COULD you write an sonnet about your Easter Bonnet? Or maybe you just want to have fun in the park in East Tilbury.
Medic House in Tilbury and Appledore Medical Centre in East Tilbury belonging to Dr M.K. Ramachandran gets a ‘Good’ CQC rating. Dr M.K. Ramachandran’s practices, Medic House in Tilbury and Appledore Medical Centre in East Tilbury are awarded a ‘Good’ rating following the latest inspection by the NHS watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). As […]
FIRE Crews were called to a fire at a scrap yard in Station Road, East Tilbury, in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 22 March).
A temporary library has been set up at East Tilbury Village Hall after the recent fire at East Tilbury Library.
OVER 100 people who volunteer with local community groups and their families came out to celebrate Tilbury and their volunteers under the banner of Tilbury Spirit on 22 February 2017.
You are invited to our ‘Love your Community’ event taking place on Wednesday 22 February at 2.00pm to 5.00pm at the Tilbury Community Association in the centre of the Civic Square in Tilbury Town.
A campaign has been launched by West Tilbury residents to save the village pub, The King’s Head, by raising sufficient funds in the coming months to buy the pub from property developers and continue more than 250 years of trading.
SAI Medical Centre was given a Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ in its latest inspection. After receiving an Inadequate rating in January 2016, a number of issues were highlighted by the CQC
A veteran soldier is on a mission to trace the family of a man from Tilbury, who fought in a town on the Dutch-German border during the Second World War. Jeff Haward, 97, saw action throughout the war as a machine gunner with the Middlesex Regiment. He was posted to Dunkirk, El Alamein and Normandy. […]
FRIENDS of Gateway Primary Free School (GPFS PTA) recently purchased a defibrillator which will be placed in the Lower Heart Space, adjacent to the main reception.
A MESSAGE from the Tilbury Riverside Project “I am delighted to tell you that a new Heritage Walk Guide course starts 28th March. If you are interested in becoming a heritage guide walker, then please email Annie or phone 01375 859911 to book your place. The course is for seven weeks on Tuesdays all starting […]
THE Mayor of London has announced that tunnelling to create an extension of the Northern line between Kennington and Battersea will begin in March. Sadiq Khan confirmed news of tunnelling for the first major Tube line extension since the 1990s as two gigantic tunnel boring machines were unveiled in Battersea. The two 650-tonne machines, each […]
ON Friday 6 January, Thurrock Council was alerted to an incident at East Tilbury Library.
RICHARD Wicks, General Manager for EMR, the metal recycling company with a yard at The Port of Tilbury, visited the Gateway Primary Free School, and was delighted to present them
ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school East Tilbury Primary took their Year 6 classes to see the National Theatre’s performance of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan on 8 December.
KIND-hearted residents have raised thousands for a young woman who passed away recently. Nikki Lay’s uncle, photographer Rob Lay started up a Justgiving page soon after her death. Rob said: “My niece Nikki battled her whole life through pain and illness, never complaining. Sadly, on Monday 14th of November 2016 at 4:15am she passed away […]
A port chaplain at Tilbury and London Gateway docks has won an award for services to seafarers.