THE heroic actions of two staff from Basildon University Hospital whilst on their summer holidays helped save the lives of two strangers.
ESSEX Chamber of Commerce offer their very popular business training workshops continue with the following.
1000 hrs Part of the M25 is expected to remain closed for several hours after a serious crash. The accident involving two lorries happened on the anticlockwise side between junction 5 for the M26 and 4 for Orpington at around 6.15am. Emergency services have closed the carriageway and traffic is unable to pass the scene. […]
UNDER-fire Thurrock Council leader, cllr Rob Gledhill looks set to face an intense grilling at next week’s full meeting of the Thurrock Council. A total of thirteen questions have been tabled on a variety of subjects. There are five questions from UKIP, five from Labour and three from the Conservatives. The question are: From Councillor […]
THURROCK Vauxhall retailer, Tony Levoi, with sites in Romford and Thurrock, is delighted to have teamed up with London based charity, City Harvest London, and donated two Vivaro vans to the charity in an effort to alleviate homelessness in the City.
HERRINGHAM pupils took part in Water Aid Day recently to raise awareness of the plight of people without access to clean and safe water. They all dressed in blue for water, to celebrate the day.
A security guard has been sentenced for stealing a drunk passenger’s wallet and defrauding him of hundreds of pounds.
THE CHIEF executive of Thurrock Council, Lyn Carpenter has now been in the hot seat for over two years. This is our third interview with the woman who is in charge of a budget in excess of £100 million.
AWARD-winning drama group Thurrock Courts Players are back again at the Thameside Theatre with one of their funniest plays to date. “One Man Two Guvnors” by Richard Bean shall be hitting the Grays stage
A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with the death of a Stanford-le-Hope man.
THE RAGING Bull, Jake La Motta has passed away aged 95. The world boxing champion was immortalised in Martin Scorcese’s film in 1980. Back in 2009, we had the privilege of interviewing Mr La Motta.
ESSEX’S shops and businesses are being urged to sign up to the National Autistic Society’s first UK wide ‘Autism Hour’ which is being launched at intu Lakeside in the autumn.
ROAD closures are planned for Corringham and Chadwell St Mary in the coming weeks to allow for resurfacing works to take place.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy recently participated in a ‘Spirited Arts’ National Art competition, organised by NATRE (National Association of RE Teachers).
UP to 5,000 jobs could be created by the development of Thames Enterprise Park, located on land occupied by the former Coryton Oil Refinery in Thurrock.
AWARD-winning Grays family business launches campaign to literally ‘draw’ in funds for construction industry charity close to their hearts.
SAINSBURY’S in Chafford Hundred will reopen at 9am on Friday 22 September. The store was temporarily closed a week ago when a fire, which started in a nearby building, spread to the supermarket.
“I am surprised that the UKIP Leader has called for this without even contacting me to discuss this issue at all. When I inherited the housing service there were plenty of issues that had been hidden by ‘wonderful headlines’ that themselves weren’t all as good as they seemed
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an aggravated burglary in Portsea Road, Tilbury, at around 11.30pm yesterday (Monday, September 18).
THE former mayor of Thurrock, George Watts has passed away. In later years, George became best known for his dedication to Grays Athletic, a club he had supported since he was a boy. img src=”http://www.yourthurrock.com/wp-content/uploads/George-watts-300×183.jpeg” alt=”George watts” width=”300″ height=”183″ class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-95339″ /> Spokesperson for Grays Athletic said: “The Club is extremely sad to report […]
THURROCK Council spending for the first three months of 2017/18 has been presented at last week’s Cabinet meeting (Wednesday 13 September). As part of the quarterly review, the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Cllr Shane Hebb, has also detailed how the council’s plans for delivering a balanced budget, and the wider aspirations of self-sufficiency, were looking. […]
THE LEADER of the Thurrock Labour group has refuse to rule out joining Ukip’s threat of a vote of no confidence in the Conservative leader of Thurrock Council over a controversial ‘Grass Tax”. Leader of the Thurrock Labour Group, cllr Oliver Gerrish said: “We oppose the so-called ‘Grass Tax’ fully and it is important to […]
HERRINGHAM pupils recently took part in the ‘Royal Opera House 10’ event, which celebrated 10 years of the Royal Opera House’s involvement in the Thurrock area since High House was built in Purfleet.
THE two tall chimneys at Tilbury Power Station are set to be demolished.