THE world’s largest short sea ro ro freight vessel, CLdN’s 8,000 lane-metre Celine called at Port of London’s Purfleet terminal during the first week of November.
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 […]
ON Friday, Essex Chambers of Commerce joined forces with the Port of Tilbury to welcome Tim Jones of Highways England to speak to key Essex businesses about the proposals for the Third Lower Thames Crossing.
THE CHIEF executive of the Essex Chamber of Commerce has responded to the news that for the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates.
Plans for a new £1bn terminal at Port of Tilbury have been lodged with the Planning Inspectorate PORT of Tilbury London Ltd (PoTLL) is planning a new port terminal and associated facilities alongside the current port, building on a 152 acre site that was part of the former Tilbury Power Station. Tilbury2, as it is […]
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 […]
Innovative training scheme and bursary for veterans and their families launched at The Port of Tilbury
TILBURY on the Thames Trust, the Port of Tilbury Logistics Academy and the Royal British Legion, have launched an innovative training scheme and bursary to create tailored opportunities for veterans and their families to develop their skills and future employment potential.
THE McDonald’s restaurant at Lakeside Retail Park, owned by local franchisee Oriana Doritou, has received a major digital makeover, creating 30 jobs for the local area.
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 […]
AMAZON’S newest UK fulfilment centre welcomed more than 1,500 new team members and millions of products at the site in Tilbury.
CHEP UK & Ireland has opened a new state-of-the-art pallet repair and service centre facility in South Ockendon.
RENT-to-own retailer BrightHouse has been told to pay £14.8m to 249,000 customers by the financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports the BBC.
AHEAD of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget on November 22, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take immediate action to halt the expected
Essex Chambers of Commerce have had some very popular events in the last few weeks around Essex. The first was our very successful Thoroughly Thurrock Networking Event held at the Park Inn by Radisson, Thurrock where David Gibb, Cyber Protect Officer, Cyber Crime Unit, Essex & Kent Serious Crime Directorate gave a very interesting insight […]
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 […]
A spokesperson said: “The Port of Tilbury and its customers are adept at tackling complex business challenges.
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 […]
STEICO announces a new joint distribution agreement with MBM Forest Products Ltd to stock and distribute STEICO joists & wall studs from their wholesale distribution hub in Tilbury.
MORE than half (52 percent) of UK consumers think fraud is an inevitable part of shopping online, according to new research conducted by Paysafe
SHOPPING centre intu Lakeside contributed £322.8 million to the local economy last year* according to a new report by owner intu.
CERTAS Energy, the UK’s largest independent supplier of fuels and lubricants, has officially launched in the South East to provide fuel and lubricant management solutions to customers across the region under one brand name.
THE final 24 of this year’s Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year competition have been selected.
THURROCK has been named the second most popular place in the country for homeowners to take up the Help to Buy scheme.
THURROCK’S lingerie entrepreneur Ella Vine opened a pop up shop in luxurious area of Kensington & Chelsea