SOUTH Essex College students are celebrating after receiving their A-Level results.
THERE are some people we could listen to all day. Ninety-year-old John Crawley brought us back to his Grays memories of doodlebugs crashing on the Thameside library during the Second World War.
A HORNDON-ON-THE-HILL man is set to stand trial over an alleged sex offence with a fourteen-year-old girl. Wayne Rumble, aged 49, of Gordon Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill, has been charged with the following. Between 20/07/2018 and 06/08/2018 at Horndon-on-the-hill, being a person aged 18 or over, intentionally attempted to cause or incite a girl aged 14, not […]
THE Dartford Crossing charge is set to go up in the autumn.
A FAMILY has launched a new appeal to help find a woman who has been missing for 20 years. Lorraine Freeman was last seen in Purfleet on August 13th, 1998. Since her disappearance, her family have been searching for information to help bring her home. Lorraine would now be 55-years-old. Her family have now teamed […]
AMAZON in Tilbury celebrated the summer with a fun day out at Tilbury Football Club.
THURROCK Council has yet to develop a Brexit Impact Plan. Recently, Sky News, via a number of Freedom of Information requests, asked thirty councils across the land to detail their Brexit Impact Studies. They published over thirty responses. Dover Council, in a very detailed response, expressed grave concerns about log-jammed traffic on the M20. Another […]
COUNCILLORS’ CCTV VICTORY FOR SEABROOKE RESIDENTS GRAYS Riverside Councillors have welcomed the agreement with Thurrock Council to install CCTV on Seabrooke Rise. Following residents’ concerns around anti social behaviour and gangs, a petition was collected and handed in by Cllr Martin Kerin. There followed lobbying and campaigning to ensure that agreement could be reached. Cllr […]
Staff sacrifice lunch break to be water balloon target for young physio patient Paediatric staff gave up their lunch break to be a water balloon target for a five-year-old physiotherapy patient. Little Ellen Moore is having rehabilitation sessions at Basildon University Hospital following a bone marrow transplant but the hot weather is making it difficult […]
A new truck park spanning 5-acres is being opened by Hireco later this month. THE site is being built to provide hauliers with much needed space to park up and take a break. Nearby facilities are said to be too expensive and poorly equipped. With local lay-bys being closed off, this lorry park couldn’t come […]
“SOME recycling in Bulphan and Langdon Hills, and some refuse in Horndon-on-the-Hill could not be collected today.
Stifford Hill, South Ockendon, is closed from Ford Place to Pilgrims Lane roundabout due to a burst water main.
TWO men have been charged in connection with the theft of a car from Tilbury.
THE LEADER of Thurrock Council has slammed media coverage on life in Purfleet. Conservative leader, cllr Rob Gledhill made the comments during a Purfleet Community Fun Day. His comments come after the leader of the Thurrock Labour group and Purfleet councillor, Oliver Gerrish asked him a number of questions about crime in the area. http://www.yourthurrock.com/2018/07/26/garrison-estate-purfleet-abandoned-living-fear/ […]
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about a knife point robbery in Purfleet at around 6.55pm yesterday, Sunday, August 12. Three people were walking along an alleyway at the junction of Marine Court and Centurion Way when they approached by four suspects at around 6.55pm. The suspects asked one of the victims, a man aged […]
A historic Essex cinema that was once used as a filming location for the hit film Who Framed Roger Rabbit is set to be transformed by one of the country’s biggest pub chains.
THE number of offences involving a bladed weapon in Thurrock has shot up over the past five years.
PLANS to build a new housing estate on a plot of vacant land in Grays have been recommended for approval.
MOTORISTS are being warned they could face delays as a transporter will be travelling at 12 miles per hour along the M25 – potentially causing a tailback on the M23 around Crawley. The transporter – which measures 68 metres long and 5.3 metres wide – is moving a National Grid transformer from Tilbury Docks to […]
A SCHEME to crack down on inconsiderate lorry drivers parking on cycle lanes and grass verges in the Manorway has seen more 125 lorries moved on as Thurrock Council prepares to trial preventative measures to stop lorries parking illegally.
TWO men have been charged in connection with two incidents in which homes were broken into in Horndon-on-the-Hill and Tilbury.
THURROCK’S MP has warned drugs users they are helping to fuel organised criminal networks after it was revealed that knife crime has doubled in the borough in just five years.
THINK Global is a global education programme developed for schools, colleges and universities. The programme brings a global perspective into education – teaching students about sustainability, tackling extremism, human rights and other world issues. This September, students from schools in the United Kingdom will take part in a ground-breaking project based on a trip to […]
ESSEX Police are appealing for information after two men were robbed in separate incidents in Grays this morning, August 9.