THREE councils in the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) area are to receive a share of £45 million from the Government to fund key community projects.
Blogspot by Paul Tobias-Gibbens M and P Estates http://www.mpestates.co.uk THERE’S no question about it, buyers visit Rightmove and Zoopla/ because they provide easily-searched access to properties currently available for sale. Or do they? Certainly property portals are efficient and estate agents have embraced them for many years as being an important addition to their marketing […]
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Blogspot: 16.85% of Tilbury and Thurrock is Built on … Building Plot Dilemma or Not? By http://www.mpestates.co.uk Well the fallout from the recent Budget is still continuing. I was chatting to a couple of movers and shakers from the Tilbury area the other day, when one said, “There isn’t enough land to build all these […]
THE Port of Tilbury’s proposals to build a new port terminal, TILBURY2, on the Thames close to the current port will be examined at Issue Specific and Open Floor hearings to be held in Tilbury on 20th and 21st February by the Examining Authority, appointed by the Secretary of State. Information on these hearings is detailed below.
MOBILE Mini has spent £800,000 expanding and improving its Gravesend branch. The depot in South Ockendon has been closed and its operations moved to Gravesend, creating a single London branch.
THE independent Swiss watch brand and the British food lovers unite around the art of living well
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, welcomed Cllr Tunde Ojetola and Mrs Bunmi Ojetola – The Mayor and Mayoress of Thurrock – to the port to hear about the port’s significant investment programme.
THERE is a lot of talk and numerous TV programmes about home improvement and the benefits of presenting your property at its best when the time comes to sell.
OFFICIALLY opened on Thursday 1st February, Lakeside marked the first of 209 Tesco Opticians stores that are being transformed into Vision Express following the acquisition by the multiple’s parent company, GrandVision. CEO of Vision Express, Jonathan Lawson explained a little more about their “vision” for the new store and many others. iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/y1CjW7S3kb4″ […]
THURROCK’S lingerie entrepreneur Ella Vine teamed up with a royal tailor Marek Markowski to design a range of exclusive smoking jackets for men and women in the style worn by Prince Charles, Tom Cruise and David Bowie.
A GROUND-breaking ceremony at the site of the new 108,555sq ft bespoke distribution development marked the start of works.
As Cabinet ministers gathered on Wednesday to discuss the government’s negotiating stance ahead of critical talks on the UK’s future relationship with the European Union, Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Adam Marshall, the BCC’s Director General, write an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May, making an urgent appeal […]
THE Thurrock Business Conference took place on Thursday 25 January 2018 providing support and inspiration for Thurrock businesses. Over 100 local businesses attended the event held at the Civic Hall, Grays.
THERESA May has announced a review of the sustainability of Britain’s newspaper industry in the face of falling circulations and online competition for advertising revenue reports the Press Gazette. http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/government-review-into-uk-press-will-examine-whether-publishers-are-getting-their-fair-share-of-online-ad-revenue/ In a speech in Manchester today (Feb 6th), the Prime Minister described the free press as “one of the foundations on which our democracy is […]
WATES Living Space has successfully secured a contract to work with Thurrock Council for a further three years on its Transforming Homes programme.
THE first Vision Express at Tesco store has officially opened its doors, with a celebration in Thurrock – signaling the beginning of the national optical retailer’s rebrand of its network of almost 600 stores in the UK and Ireland. The newly integrated store, located within Tesco Extra at the popular Lakeside retail park, was unveiled […]
Blogspot: Thoughts on the future of the South Ockendon Buy-To-Let Market By Paul Tobias-Gibbins http://southockendonproperty.blogspot.co.uk I was recently reading a report by the Home website which suggested that hordes of landlords are selling their buy-to-let investments due to increasing burdens on them in the buy-to-let market. Their findings suggest the number of new properties that […]
PRITI Patel MP and the Essex Chamber of Commerce hosted a summit between businesses from Essex and Local Government Minister Jake Berry MP, whose responsibilities include the Thames Estuary and Local Growth, at the House of Commons [29 January 2018].
A LEADING Thurrock councillor has hit out at the latest health authority plans to replace Orsett Hospital.
TARMAC Building Products is trying to head off threatened strike action at its Stanford-le-Hope plant. The company will hold further talks with Unite officials this week after the union announced plans for a series of 24-hour stoppages starting on January 30. Negotiations between both sides have been ongoing since before Christmas. The dispute centres on […]
The Property Report By Paul Tobias-Gibbin M and P Estates, Derwent Parade, South Ockendon http://www.mpestates.co.uk SOUTH Ockendon homeowners will be among those affected by the latest rise in the Bank of England interest rates. The first increase in 10 years; they have just been raised from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent. This uplift comes as […]
THE Careers and Enterprise Company programme was introduced two years ago. It is an employer-led organisation set up to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work. Business Leaders are working as Enterprise Advisors, on a voluntary basis, to provide strategic support to schools, help extend their business network and much more. […]
THIS morning (Friday 19 January 2018), Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a Skills Summit at DP World London Gateway with Essex Businesses to discuss skills and employment issues.