ELLA Vine is a new lingerie brand founded by Thurrock resident Ella Vine, which disrupts the lingerie market with its innovative products. Ella invented world’s first poppy suspenders and poppy stockings
ON Make it Matter Day, Marks & Spencer has launched a ground-breaking commitment to support 1,000 communities across the UK, help 10 million people live happier, healthier lives and be a zero waste business.
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.
IN June, Essex Chambers, in association with c2c, Holiday Inn Basildon, Radio Essex, and South Essex College, are on track to have another great networking event as they take to the rails with networking and lunch on board a special c2c train service from Basildon Station. This will be a unique networking opportunity to get […]
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, announces that it is the headline sponsor for the 2017 Orsett Show to be held on 2nd September.
CBRE UK Property PAIF, a property authorized investment fund managed by CBRE Global Investors has acquired Logistics City, Motherwell Way, West Thurrock in Greater London for £33.1 million reflecting a net initial yield of 4.6%. The seller was Kier Property reports commercialnewsmedia.com The property comprises a newly developed mid-box logistics scheme totaling 172, 794 sq […]
A new off-dock empty container storage yard is to be opened at DP World London Gateway Port.
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has this week been awarded an internationally recognised quality mark – the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) – issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
NWES is pleased to announce a double tender win, which will see the enterprise agency, which is the largest in England, take on the management of the already established Riverside Business Centre in Tilbury
Work Starts On Grays Town Centre Development Construction work has started at a new 186-house development in the centre of Grays. Persimmon Homes Essex has completed the purchase of the former gas works site on London Road and has now begun laying the first bricks. The development, known as Urban Central, will bring much-needed homes […]
THAMES Oilport has opened for fuel supply by loading its first customer road tankers. This is another significant milestone in the regeneration of the site, to turn the former refinery into a modern import terminal capable of meeting growing fuel demand in the South East.
YEAR 10 students at the Gateway Academy recently completed a day of mock interviews, delivered by industry professionals from across the borough.
THE plush surroundings of the Old Regent Ballroom was the venue for “Top of the Shops” award ceremony for Grays Shopping Centre. The evening was a great chance for the shopping centre to pay tribute to the retailers at the popular centre. Over 2000 votes were cast from members of the public, Facebook followers and […]
JOB Centre Plus has been working with local businesses and organisations to create programmes that support local people getting into local jobs. The course called Access 2 Logistics was a collaboration between Agency East – a community interest company
THE first rail freight service from the UK to China has arrived, after completing its 7,500-mile journey.
A NEW hotel is set to open near intu Lakeside this summer with hopes that it could create 20 new jobs.
Thoroughly Thurrock Networking Twilight – Wednesday 19 April 2017 Guest Speaking Dan Gierhart, Transport for London (TFL), Elizabeth Line Essex Chambers of Commerce are hosting their next Thoroughly Thurrock Networking Twilight event, at Orsett Hall on Wednesday 19 April 2017 with the Guest Speaker Dan Gierhart, Transport for London (TfL), Elizabeth Line formerly Crossrail between […]
THURROCK Business Board Chair, Marc Myers, is cautiously optimistic that today’s Lower Thames Crossing announcement will be the real beginning in the long journey of unlocking Thurrock for future growth and ambition. Speaking on the day that Government minister, Chris Grayling, announced the agreed crossing route (Option C – route three), he said: “Although I’m […]
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the closest significant transport operation to the proposed new motorway and tunnel, welcomes the Government’s decision today (12th April) on the Lower Thames Crossing.
OVER 200 jobs at the Unilever centre at Purfleet could be at risk after a decision to sell off their spread business claims Unite union.
PROJECTIONS that the Port of London freight volumes will grow by more than 30m tonnes have led to calls for improved road and rail infrastructure.
THE Port of Tilbury is proposing to expand the existing operations at the port by incorporating a new site – known as TILBURY2 – on part of the former Tilbury Power Station, some 1km east of the existing port. The proposal also includes rail and road links to improve access to the site. The project […]
THE first rail freight service from the UK to China will depart on a 7,500-mile journey from Stanford-le-Hope today (Monday).
A great activity for the whole family, the hanging basket workshops are free to attend and will run from 12pm to 2pm. Visitors will be greeted by the instore