THE Dartford Crossing charge is set to go up in the autumn.
AMAZON in Tilbury celebrated the summer with a fun day out at Tilbury Football Club.
THURROCK Council has yet to develop a Brexit Impact Plan. Recently, Sky News, via a number of Freedom of Information requests, asked thirty councils across the land to detail their Brexit Impact Studies. They published over thirty responses. Dover Council, in a very detailed response, expressed grave concerns about log-jammed traffic on the M20. Another […]
A new truck park spanning 5-acres is being opened by Hireco later this month. THE site is being built to provide hauliers with much needed space to park up and take a break. Nearby facilities are said to be too expensive and poorly equipped. With local lay-bys being closed off, this lorry park couldn’t come […]
Great News for The GAFC Little Avengers GRIFFIN FOUNDATION TRUST TO SPONSOR GAFC YOUTH’S LITTLE AVENGERS Grays Athletic’s Little Avengers Section has been growing from strength to strength during the summer with their training sessions becoming more popular and very well attended. The coaches, Gavin Holland and Jimmy Thandi, provide a fun introduction to football […]
THE new owners of Homebase will reveal plans to close up to 60 stores next week, putting about 1,500 jobs at risk reports the BBC. Restructuring company Hilco, which bought the DIY chain for £1 in May, will outline plans for a rescue deal next week, according to reports. Hilco bought the struggling chain from […]
CARD Factory blamed weak consumer spending and “extreme” weather for a fall sales in the first half of the year reports the BBC.
NFT signs major import contract at Tilbury LOGISTICS specialist NFT has signed its largest fresh produce contract since opening its flagship temperature-controlled facility at the Port of Tilbury. Vessels containing over 700,000 bunches of bananas a week are now arriving at the 230,000 sq ft cold storage facility before being distributed to major retailers. The […]
Have your say on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing THE Lower Thames Crossing is the proposed new road including a tunnel beneath the River Thames, connecting Kent, Thurrock and Essex. On the south side of the Thames, the new road will link the tunnel to the A2 and M2 in Kent. On the north side, […]
PURFLEET Centre Regeneration Limited (PCRL) will be offering complimentary bottled water to C2C morning commuters at Purfleet station on Thursday 26 July, giving details of their £1billion regeneration project called Purfleet on Thames for the town.
Thurrock Home owners – how to add £1000s to your home. By Paul Tobias-Gibbins “I am often asked the question how can I improve the value of my home prior to putting it on the market? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors which include: 1. The type of property. 2. […]
SPORTS Direct has unveiled its latest concept for the future of retailing at a multi-million pound new flagship store in Thurrock.
MORRISONS Grays is to introduce a quieter hour for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip.
THE Port of Tilbury welcomed Stephen Metcalfe MP for a port tour by boat on Friday 13 July.
EUREKA Shipping, part of SMT Shipping and the CSL Group, has based its multipurpose floating bulk terminal VESPER at The Port of Tilbury under a four year agreement with London Container Terminal and Cemineral.
THURROCK residents are being invited to have their business ideas turned into reality thanks to another Thurrock Soup event.
LIKE your football? Join Essex Chamber of Commerce for a great South Essex networking event and a chance to ask Southend United’s Manager Chris Powell what his plans and aspirations are for the forth-coming season. There will also be a chance to network after the presentation.
ESSEX Chambers of Commerce have joined forces with Essex Police and the Essex Police Fire and Crime Commissioner to set up a business led board to work together to tackle crime against businesses across the county.
THE Governments Apprenticeship Ambassador Stephen Metcalfe MP and BiKBBI CEO Damian Walters officially opened the UK’s first Institute Approved Training Centre at Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) on Friday 6th July 2018.
Port of Tilbury Community Open Day. Full details on poster.
AMAZON OFFICIALLY OPENS FACILITY WITH BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT TILBURY FULFILMENT CENTRE AMAZON officially launched its fulfilment centre on Windrush Road by opening its doors to political, business and community leaders including Jackie Doyle-Price MP who officially opened the building with guests including Terry Piccolo, Deputy Mayor of Thurrock. Guests were treated to a behind-the-scenes look […]
MORRISONS Grays is giving its customers the chance to eat like a soldier, with a pie created by ex-servicemen from a famous Armed Forces recipe.
Logistics firm looking for drivers after London expansion A growing logistics company with a new East London depot has recruited 16 new employees to run its southern operation. Ningbo Palletised Distribution will now deliver to the Romford and Ilford postcode areas of the capital as part of Palletline, the national freight logistics network. In addition […]
PURFLEET-based Carpetright has reported a full-year loss and falling sales as the retailer struggles to turn itself around reports the BBC.