ESSEX Firefighters were called to reports of a fire involving two terraced houses in Galleon Road, Chafford Hundred this afternoon.
IT DOESN’T seem so long ago that this was a sea of UKIP purple. Back in 2014, UKIP won by 405 votes. Those days are gone as was evidenced by Labour regaining the seat last May. Even the Belhus councillor who was UKIP, then changed to the Thurrock Independents, Graham Hamilton, has gone to try […]
A MAN has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Grays.
THERE are some councillors who just like being in their ward and serving their constituents. Tilbury Riverside councillor Clare Baldwin is such a councillor.
ESSEX Police are releasing a new photograph of Valentin Kachanov, as they continue our enquiries to find the 27-year-old, who was reported missing from West Thurrock.
A SOUTH OCKENDON man is set to stand trial charged with escaping from police custody.
A MAN has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Grays.
IRON Age minted coins, a clock and medal, and women’s war uniform have been named Thurrock’s favourite artefacts in a public vote.
ESSEX Police are investigating following the death of a man in Grays.
A MAN has been jailed for ten years for stabbing a teenager in Tilbury.
PLANS to develop the site of the old State Cinema on George Street are taking a step forward this month, with remedial works on the building due to begin later in April.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has slammed her own partner’s department in a withering attack on regeneration plans for Purfleet.
FIGURES released this week show that 95% of Thurrock children have been offered their first or second choice of primary school for the new September 2019 academic year.
Free ADHD training for local schools The ADHD Foundation will be hosting a free training course at the Beehive Centre in Grays on Friday 12 July open to teachers, teaching assistants, sencos or any education professional who work with children with ADHD of any age in the local Thurrock area. The training will cover: What […]
UNFORTUNATELY, most of us will have some experience of mental ill health or even suicide, whether it’s personal experience or supporting a friend or loved one who is struggling.
CUSTOMERS and staff at the Fox and Hound pub in Orsett, Grays, have donated more than 400 Easter eggs for patients and families being supported by St. Luke’s Hospice.
AN Essex Police officer, who sent racist and homophobic messages to friends on WhatsApp, has been found guilty of gross misconduct.
A PROPOSAL to redevelop land close to Lakeside Shopping Centre into an industrial site has been submitted to Thurrock Council.
A WEST Tilbury company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following an incident with a potato grading machine.
THE RSPCA was called to rescue a cat stuck between a brick wall and an extension at a home in Grays, Essex.
A CAR showroom and garage dating back to the 1940s could be demolished to make way for a new block of flats.
AN ambitious proposal to transform the town of Purfleet and “set the benchmark for regeneration” could take a step closer to reality after council officers recommended that the plans are approved next week.
NHS leaders across Thurrock and the whole of mid and south Essex area are putting together a range of information for local people to help them know what services are available this bank holiday.
MAGIC! The Tour, starring accomplished magicians JezO and Doctor Bondini, is set to hit the stage on Saturday, 4 May.