CONCERNS have been raised over exam results at William Edwards school in Grays.
BALLET Dancers, a String Quartet, pyrotechnics and a 21st Century light show set the scene and entertained over a hundred guests at the National College Creative Industries Graduation event last week (Thursday 4 October).
ANDREW Mackinlay, the former member of Parliament for Thurrock, greeted Vanessa Magee of the Royal British Legion at the Thameside Theatre when attending a performance of the musical “ Oh what a lovely war”. The musical was performed by the Thurrock Court players as part of the centenary commemorations marking the end of the First […]
TRENTALIA-owned c2c was named the best train operator in the country at the annual National Transport Awards, the rail industry’s equivalent of the BAFTAs.
EXCITING news about a new community space soon to open in the Thameside Complex in Grays Thurrock.
ESSEX Police are looking to talk to Sophie Sall, 23, in connection with an investigation into an assault and malicious communications.
AN Essex Police spokesperson said: ” We received a call at around 8.30pm yesterday, Saturday, October 13, about a loud noise coming from a vehicle in Hathaway Road, Grays.
MORE people have been fined for dropping litter in Grays. All cases were dealt with at Basildon magistrates court. Wesley Farrell, aged 39, of Bronte Close, Tilbury On 17/11/2017 at Tilbury threw down, dropped or otherwise deposited litter, namely cigarette and left it in outside Bus Stop, Crown Road, Grays a place to which section […]
THURROCK Council has vowed to go to any lengths in its battle against “abysmal” Lower Thames Crossing plans.
MACDONALD (Mac) Neife, Chairman of the Minority and Ethnic Support Association (MESA), has won a national award for his work within the force and across the county in promoting equality, diversity and fairness.
BASED in Grays, Essex, the club is community-owned and run by local supporters. Coached by local Amazon Associate, Leigh Diprose, the Grays Athletic Youth U15 Whites has used the donation to lower the team’s signing fee and help purchase a home kit, training kit, tracksuit, rain jacket and polo shirt for the full team.
THE owner of Patisserie Valerie has said its finance director Chris Marsh was arrested last night and then released on bail reports the BBC.
THE medical centres replacing Orsett hospital will face delays after Southend councillors made a controversial decision to refer healthcare transformation plans to the secretary of state.
TO mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) organised a Tea and Talk event, raising over £200 for the Mental Health Foundation. Their social area at the college in Richmond Road, Grays was transformed into a hub of practical information
OSBORNE chief executive Paul Griffiths said: “Our numbers are slightly down, on what we anticipated.
INDEPENDENT charity Crimestoppers is highlighting that children and young people across Essex are at risk of becoming involved with gangs and the violence and abuse that often follows.
A WOMAN who was injured during a road traffic collision in East Tilbury has died in hospital.
THE air ambulance has landed in Grays. It appears to have settled on Kilverts Field.
RESPONDING to government plans to build a new road Thames crossing that would be the ‘biggest road project since the M25’, Friends of the Earth campaigner Jenny Bates said:
Meeting to discuss public health in Aveley. Full details on poster.
AN operation to target off-road and nuisance motorbikes in Thurrock has resulted in 36 riders being reported for offences, 25 receiving warnings and two being arrested.
HIGHWAYS England’s multi-billion pound plan for a major new road linking Kent, Thurrock and Essex has reached the final consultation stage. The government agency has backed its proposals by saying the new road directly linking the M25 in the north of Thurrock and the A2 in Kent will nearly double road capacity across the river […]
IS it any wonder that I can now say I have been approached by two more sets of whistle-blowers, yes two. I have here copies of what they say.
A minister for suicide prevention has been appointed in England by the prime minister as the government hosts the first ever global mental health summit. Theresa May said the appointment of Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price to the new role will help tackle the stigma surrounding suicide. While suicide rates are falling, 4,500 people take their […]