Tell us your story for The Grays Lives Project

Tell us your story for The Grays Lives Project

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 […]

Rainbow flag flies high outside Thurrock Council offices

Rainbow flag flies high outside Thurrock Council offices

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 […]

Thurrock Labour call for big improvement from c2c

Thurrock Labour call for big improvement from c2c

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.

Thurrock Labour slam “unbelievable arrogance” of rugby field sell-off

Thurrock Labour slam “unbelievable arrogance” of rugby field sell-off

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 […]

South Essex College to merge with Prospects College

South Essex College to merge with Prospects College

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 […]

Purfleet Pre-School rated as “Inadequate” by Ofsted

Purfleet Pre-School rated as “Inadequate” by Ofsted

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 […]

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

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 […]

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