TORY-RUN THURROCK Council has recommended a scheme where they will charge residents to clean fly-tipping from alleyways. Below is a film of the Thurrock Council meeting where the portfolio holder, Cllr Aaron Watkins details his proposals for charges. The proposals are as follows: That in instances where fly tipping in alley ways is identified, officers […]
ON FRIDAY, there will be major celebrations at the port of Tilbury to mark the 70th anniversary of the Windrush.
THROUGHOUT the next year, the Grays Riverside Community Project, in partnership with YourThurrock.Com, is running a project that celebrates, past, present and future, live in the town of Grays. It is a simple plan: we want to interview as many people as possible about living and/or working in Grays. You could have family links going […]
THE Mayor of Thurrock presented certificates to 25 new British Citizens at the Thameside Complex in Grays on Saturday 16th June.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about two incidents where people had phones taken from after walking home from Stanford-le-Hope train station.
THE HORNDON Feast and Fayre will take place on Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 25th.
CHADWELL Community Forum’s June 21st meeting will be addressed by Sharon Hogarth, Manager of College Health which now runs both the GP-practises in Chadwell St Mary. She’ll review the last twelve months and anticipate how the enlarged practise will progress, taking into account the planned merger with Tilbury Medical Centre later this year.
AT WEDNESDAY meeting in Thurrock Council the Chairman of the Lower Thames Crossing Task Force, Cllr Peter Smith called upon Cabinet to support the Task Force Further.
SIXTEEN young women from four Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) academies across the country set sail alongside six female business leaders on two voyages, as part of a unique project to inspire and engage the next generation of female leaders.
THURROCK Council is flying the rainbow flag at the Civic Offices to celebrate Essex Pride. The flag raising ceremony, which took place on Friday 15 June, brought together Cllr Barbara Rice, Mayor of Thurrock, residents and members of Thurrock Council staff, including the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) Network. Following an inspirational speech by […]
A GRAYS shop owner has been forced to pay out £3,450 after Thurrock Council’s Trading Standards team found dangerous LED lights on sale.
COSTUME Construction students from South Essex College University Centre held their final end of year show at High House Production Park in Purfleet.
MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask question on immigration and science.
ESSEX Police are no longer looking for Paul Ellis, 18, in connection with an aggravated burglary in Aveley.
A FUNDRAISING match will take place at Corringham Athletic’s ground on Sunday after vandals once more struck the club. In the latest of a series of incidents, on Sunday (10 June) at around 8pm, committee members were alerted to a fire at the club’s pitches on The Manorway. The club’s port-a-loo had been set fire […]
THURROCK Labour have highlighted the need for a much improved c2c performance after rail chaos on Wednesday left many Thurrock commuters stranded in London trying to get home. Packed rush hour trains were left stuck between stations and Fenchurch Street was closed, causing overcrowding issues.
THREE people are to appear in court in connection with a series of robberies in Brentwood on Sunday, June 10.
Thurrock Labour slam “unbelievable arrogance” of rugby field sell-off THURROCK Labour Leader Oliver Gerrish has branded the decision to press on with the sale of a site currently used by the Thurrock Rugby Club for their youth section as an “unbelievably arrogant” refusal to listen to reasonable concerns. At the June cabinet meeting, Tory councillors […]
HUSBAND and wife Jo and Steve Drury, live in Grays: Jo and has been looking after Steve since he was diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) in 2014.
During Carer’s Week (11 – 17 June) Jo is keen to let other Carers who may be struggling to cope know about how the Hospice has helped her in her caring role.
AN FE college incorporated in 2014 has found a merger partner, after the FE commissioner decreed it would no longer be sustainable as a standalone institution reports FE Week. Prospects College of Advanced Technology plans to join forces with South Essex College of Further and Higher Education. It only converted from an independent training provider […]
A PRE-SCHOOL in Purfleet has been rated as “Inadequate” after an inspection by Ofsted. The government watchdog visited A Star Pre-School at Riverview Terrace, Purfleet on May 22nd. The report states: The provider has a poor understanding of her legal role and responsibility to ensure children’s safety, well-being, and learning and development. The provider has […]
I am searching for the family of the late :- Driver Geoffrey John TUFFEE is one of the 371 British Servicemen who died on active service during the four-year Cyprus Emergency April 1 1955 to April 18 1959, and whose name is among those remembered with honour on the British Cyprus Memorial.
A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]
VOLUNTEERS in Thurrock were recognised this week at a special appreciation event hosted by the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Barbara Rice.