By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw BASILDON Council has dismissed the possibility of its Thurrock counterpart building homes within its boundaries as “not a realistic option”. Thurrock Council is currently undertaking a consultation into how the borough will accommodate more than 30,000 new homes included within its Local Plan. This week Basildon Council’s Strategic Planning […]
ESSEX Police is appealing for witnesses after three men stole cash from a Grays estate agent.
THIS Valentine’s Day, Morrisons Grays is celebrating all love by launching one of the UK’s most colourful flowers – the Rainbow Rose.
GRAYS Ath went down to a single goal defeat against league leaders Bowers on Tuesday night.
MORE than 200 pupils from schools across Tilbury experienced the new-look, behind the scenes tour at the Amazon fulfilment centre in the town this week.
POLICE numbers are being boosted in Thurrock following another year of growing crime figures.
A GREAT away win for East Thurrock United but three very disappointing defeats for the Bostik boys.
THE Port of Tilbury was proud to host the Essex Royal British Legion Conference on Saturday (12 January) at the London Cruise Terminal. Over a 100 people from Royal British Legions across Essex came to a very informative conference that had a focus on diversity, inclusion and collaboration.
OFFICERS in Thurrock are appealing for witnesses following motorbike-related disturbance on a Saturday in December.
AMBULANCE bosses have thanked staff, volunteers and patients alike for the hard work of frontline teams and using NHS services wisely over the Christmas period.
Bostik Div North Tilbury 3 v 0 Witham Town TILBURY grabbed three important points against Witham Town on Tuesday night at Chadfields. Goals by Lewis Smith (39′ pen), George Sykes (72′) and Oliver Spooner (78′) secured all three points for the Dockers. The result leaves them third from bottom but moving in the right direction. […]
A Stanford-le-Hope primary school has been awarded £1,000 by Persimmon Homes towards new screens for its school halls. Arthur Bugler Primary School has been looking to raise £6,000 for new screens to replace old projectors and is still trying to meet its target. The school was given the donation after applying for Persimmon Homes’ Community […]
THE Tilbury Riverside Project has secured funding for the Christmas lights this year.
ORTU Gable Hall have beaten entries from across the country to secure a place in the finals of the prestigious BETT (British Educational Training and Technology) awards.
Details of Sundays Remembrance Services.. Full details on list.
By Katie Sewell JEREMY CORBYN has praised a Tilbury-based voluntary organisation for the ‘absolutely crucial’ services it offers the local area. The Labour leader visited Thurrock today (Thursday) to meet with trustees of the One Community Development Trust, an organisation that works with local people to develop their skills and improve economic prospects. The Trust […]
SHELLEY Jackson, 35, Grays and Emma Wright, 42, both from Grays, have been working in the beauty industry for a combined 32 years and have joined forces to create a small space of tranquil heaven in the heart of their hometown.
Thurrock Cycle Campaign to join national protest in London. By Matt Hill The 13th October will see cyclists, campaigners and environmental groups come together to support the “Stop Killing Cyclists” led protest – ‘National Funeral For The Unknown Cyclist / The UK’s First Pedal On Parliament’. The message is hard hitting and pulls no punches […]
AZAD Azam, Managing Director of DPB Ltd and a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) said: “If the Government suddenly makes it much harder to recruit tradespeople from the EU, then that would seriously impact on the capacity of our business and potentially add significant delays to the new homes we’re building.”
THE organisation supporting an Orsett Hospital community panel has revealed new details on how it will operate.
The A282 Northbound (M25 Clockwise) the East tunnel at Dartford crossing is currently closed due to emergency works.
Find out more about A13 widening project at drop-in information events RESIDENTS are invited to take a closer look at £79million plans to widen the A13 through Thurrock at a series of drop-in information events next month. The Thurrock Council project, which is one of the largest local authority-managed road schemes in the country, will […]
THE Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge, the UK’s biggest Glee club competition is back for 2018, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever! Having doubled in size, it is recruiting 60 groups across London and Essex to get involved in this year’s competition.
SOME bins in Chadwell St Mary and East Tilbury could not be collected today.