Essex Police Commissioner grilled by Thurrock Councillors

Essex Police Commissioner grilled by Thurrock Councillors

THURROCK Councillors spent close to an hour grilling the Essex Police and Fire Commissioner at a council meeting on Wednesday night (Jan 31st). After a ten minute overview by Roger Hirst, the councillors asked questions on subjects such as 1. Boy racers in Lakeside 2. Presence at unlawful traveller encampments. 3. Grays High Street. 4. […]

Thurrock Council health boss accuses Labour of telling “outright lies”

Thurrock Council health boss accuses Labour of telling “outright lies”

THE THURROCK councillor in charge of health, has charged the leader of Thurrock Labour with telling “outright lies” over plans surrounding changes to health care in Thurrock. Tory councillor, James Halden made the comment on Twitter as political parties clash over the future and future timing of any changes to Orsett Hospital and the opening […]

Health bosses list options before you go to A and E

Health bosses list options before you go to A and E

NHS Health leaders are encouraging people to choose the right service during winter. Many people aren’t sure where to go for healthcare, but most problems can be managed by yourself and a well-stocked medicine cabinet, or by your pharmacist / GP or Nurse.

Football: East Thurrock call the shots against Shots

FA Trophy First Round East Thurrock United 4 v 0 Aldershot Town EAST Thurrock put in a glorious performance to knock Aldershot Town out of the FA Trophy. Goals by Cheye Alexander (og 33′) and a hat-trick by Tom Richardson (49′, 63′ and 70′) put them through to the next round. The draw for the […]

Highways England reveal changes to Lower Thames Crossing route

Highways England reveal changes to Lower Thames Crossing route

CHANGES have been made to the route of the Lower Thames Crossing. Highways England is now proposing that the route between the A2 in Kent and A13 in Thurrock is three lanes in both directions, which will involve widening the A2 in Kent to junction 1 of the M2 to improve traffic flows. The junction […]

Football: Rocks crash out of FA Cup

Football: Rocks crash out of FA Cup

FA Cup Fourth Preliminary Round Ebbsfleet United 3 v 0 East Thurrock United EAST Thurrock were overpowered by superior opposition to go out of the FA Cup on Tuesday night. Goals by Drury, McLean and Weston ensured victory for the Kent side, who now go on to face Doncaster Rovers in the first round. The […]

Essex Senior League – Saturday 25th September Round-Up

By Scott Lanza & Pete Dudley Barkingside 2 Whitton United 0 (Buildbase FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round) A first half horror show put paid to Barkingside’s Vase campaign. The hosts fell behind to a Franco Mallardo strike in the 10th minute although had a few chances to equalise themselves before Harry Wales capitalised on some […]

Football: Great away win for The Dockers

Football: Great away win for The Dockers

Bostik North Canvey Island 2 v 3 Tilbury TILBURY made a great comeback to defeat Canvey Island and claim their first points of the season. Goals by Kurt Smith (3 and 85) and Adam Vyse (77) secured all three points. Canvey scored through Kurt Smith (OG 26) and Ryan Charles (39) Tilbury returned to action […]

Football: Last grasp Grays beat Dockers in derby

Football: Last grasp Grays beat Dockers in derby

Photo by Peter Jackson (www.graysathletic.co.uk) Tilbury 1 Grays Athletic 2 Bostik North Report by Anthony Mercer A last minute penalty saw Grays Athletic beat local rivals Tilbury in an entertaining afternoon at Chadfields, witnessed by a crowd of 202. On a beautiful August afternoon, Tilbury gave four debuts and were indebted to keeper Clarke Bogard […]

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