Crowds flock to BBC’s Flog It in Tilbury

Crowds flock to BBC’s Flog It in Tilbury

THE historic London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury welcomed the Flog It programme to film an episode of their popular BBC programme hosted by Paul Martin which invites members of the public to bring their antiques to be viewed and valued by the Flog It experts, with an option to sell at auction.

Popular Little Thurrock pub The Ship closes its doors

Popular Little Thurrock pub The Ship closes its doors

A POPULAR pub in Little Thurrock has closed. The Ship public house on Broadway in Little Thurrock has always been a busy, bustling pub, known for its food and lively music scene. YT readers contacted us after they had popped down for a Monday evening pint but found it had closed. The proprietor has told […]

New £1 million investment in furniture distribution centre in Thurrock

New £1 million investment in furniture distribution centre in Thurrock

A £1m-plus investment in a new, purpose-built distribution centre in Thurrock is the first phase of a strategic development plan from International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) to further strengthen the company’s position in south-east England reports furniture production.net. The new depot, which opened in June, is situated at Logistics City in Thurrock, an enables the surface […]

South Ockendon-based Gordon Group add 30 new Volvos to fleet

South Ockendon-based Gordon Group add 30 new Volvos to fleet

FORDS Gold accreditation holders and CLOCS Champions, Gordon Group is adding 30 new Volvo FMX 8×4 tippers to its fleet, in a planned fleet replacement programme, stretching over several months. The latest batch of four trucks arrived in early September and are equipped with Day cabs, Volvo D13K Euro 6 engines producing 410hp and I-Shift […]

More job losses in Tilbury

More job losses in Tilbury

A TILBURY-based company has said its 800,000-tonnes-a-year refuse-derived fuel (RDF) plant at the port could close and has told employees they face redundancy. It is estimated that up to 65 employees could be affected. A Suez spokesman said: “We can confirm that we are considering options for the long-term future of our alternative fuels production […]

Good news for Tilbury as masterplan unveiled

Good news for Tilbury as masterplan unveiled

Tilbury Masterplan Unveiled A new Masterplan to transform Tilbury and provide homes, jobs and facilities to residents has been approved. Short-medium term plans – which were approved at last week’s Cabinet meeting (Wednesday 11 October) include enhancing the Civic Square with new public areas, new homes, greater jobs and skills support and an Integrated Medical […]

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