STAFF at Basildon University Hospital powered their way through more than 52 million steps during June as part of a challenge to promote health and wellbeing at work. The month-long step challenge, organised by the occupational health and therapies teams, was open to individuals and groups of up to eight people. The team winners were […]
YT has received a report of a serious road traffic incident in Grays.
ESSEX County Council is celebrating achieving the prestigious Green Flag awards for Weald and Thorndon Country Parks and retaining Green Flag status at Belhus, Cudmore Grove, Danbury and Great Notley.
THURROCK’S Contact the Elderly has received a £250 boost from The Port of Tilbury to support their community tea parties for older people who live alone in the local area. Contact the Elderly organises volunteer-led afternoon tea parties for older people across the community who live alone. The Thurrock group have recently celebrated their first […]
THURROCK Labour has mocked claims by Councillor Rob Gledhill, the Tory Leader of Thurrock Council, that concerns about the untidy state of Thurrock were “Fake News”.
THE NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in Essex after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone. As the long school summer break approaches, the leading children’s charity has revealed that specialist counsellors on its 24-hour Helpline made 100 […]
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions has just premiered their new film called ‘Murder on the Dancefloor”.
CLLR Tolson did a sterling job..however, due to a number of family pressures, Cllr Tolson asked me to find a replacement who could dedicate the time needed to drive forward the environmental service.
On the M2 westbound in Kent there are severe delays of over 1 and half hours between J5 (Sittingbourne) and J3 (Chatham)
IT’S exciting times for Thurrock CVS – the voice of Thurrock’s community and voluntary organisations – as, today; they unveiled a new logo and website that celebrates
ANOTHER three drink-drivers, arrested during Essex Police’s summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign, have been convicted.
Royal Opera House marks 10th Anniversary with four days of fun IT was a busy week for the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation team based at the High House Production Park as hundreds of students from across Thurrock visited the Park to celebrate another successful year of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme […]
A FUN-PACKED day down in East Tilbury is coming up soon. Full details on poster.
THIS weekend Hamleys will be welcoming the PLAYMOBIL roadshow to its Lakeside Shopping Centre store for fun, games and a chance to meet Twinkle the Fairy.
A council led fly-tipping review panel – focusing on alleyways – will be set up to look at what action can be taken to tackle the issue after ongoing complaints from residents.
FOLLOWING on from a successful ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ last month where over 50 people with Type 2 diabetes benefited from advice and support the Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group
PETER Parker, aka Spider-Man, is still in training to become a fully-fledged Avenger, so he’s swinging by Hamleys on Saturday 19th August to get some tips on how to be the best Superhero possible from all his super-Spidey fans in Lakeside.
MYSTERY continues to surround the departure of the Environment boss from Thurrock’s ruling Tory party Cabinet. At the July meeting of the Cabinet,
POLICE were called to reports that a woman in her 40s was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Grays between 10pm – 11pm on July 16.
A multi-agency operation against street drinking and littering took place last week (Thursday 13 July) in Grays Town Centre. Thurrock Council’s environmental enforcement officers were joined by officers from Essex Police to tackle issues which affect residents and businesses in the area. In April, Thurrock Council implemented a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in and […]
ANOTHER three people arrested during Essex Police’s summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign have been convicted.
OFFENDERS involved in knife crime will be the subject of targeted operations throughout this week, as officers from Essex Police take part in this summer’s nationwide Operation Sceptre. Between Monday, July 17 and Saturday, July 22, activity in Essex will target and disrupt offenders who carry and use knives and other bladed weapons. Operation Sceptre […]
POLICE are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Corringham. Two men broke into an address in Thames Haven Road at around 4.30am on Wednesday, July 12. The occupant was woken up by the men and assaulted. The men stole wedding rings, a necklace and bank cards before threatening to harm the victim. The […]
National Rail report that a trespasser is on the line near Ockendon railway station.