THERE is now very high confidence that Essex, along with the rest of the region will experience very cold conditions and disruptive snowfall from this Sunday (25th February) which may well last into the middle of next month. Impacts are likely to be greater than normal due to air temperatures remaining below freezing both by […]
HATHAWAY Academy have given Thurrock Council assurances over their financial situation after the company that runs the school posted a £2.7 million deficit.
CHILDREN at Woodside Academy have been learning Mandarin now for four years, and Chinese New Year is always a special event in the calendar.
A former detective who “grossly” exaggerated her injury after falling in a police station prank has won damages.
Traffic currently held on the #A13 eastbound between A1012 #Northstifford and A1089 near #Bakerstreet #Essex due to a collision inv: 2 cars and a motorcycle. @EssexPoliceUK on scene. Delays building
LITTLE Friends Pre-school on Blackshots Playing Fields was broken into during half term and was vandalised including the kids outdoor play equipment.
DESIGNED to help businesses who have suffered increases in rate liability following revaluation, the scheme will assist local businesses who have been worst affected.
A13 Stanford le Hope bypass – one lane blocked after a lorry jacknifed just after the A1014 The Manorway junction.
SIX men and one teenage boy are in custody following an operation led by the Serious Organised Crime Unit today (Tuesday, February 20).
THE A13 will be closed tonight (Wednesday) for emergency repairs on a large pothole where the road has collapsed.
US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99.
ESSEX Police has hit back at the leader of Thurrock Council after his criticism of their action over a traveller encampment in South Ockendon.
FRIENDS of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope are supporting local Explorer Scout, Conner Martin, age 15 from Corringham who is fundraising to take part in the 2019 World Scout Jamboree.
MEMBERS of Thurrock’s NEW LGBT+ Community Forum are holding an event to mark LGBT+ History Month (this month-long event celebrates the history and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the United Kingdom).
THE CONSERVATIVE leader of Thurrock Council is set to make a formal complaint to Essex Police over their alleged “lack of action” in dealing with a traveller encampment in South Ockendon.
A MAN has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 in fines, compensation and costs after he admitted leaving mixed commercial waste on land owned by Thurrock Council. Billy Prince illegally dumped the waste at a compound located on land at Stanford Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex in May 2015. The compound is used to store street […]
TWO women have been handed suspended sentences for keeping dogs and puppies in dire conditions at a puppy farm in Essex.
ASPIRATIONAL beauty brand, Jo Malone London, has signed up with intu to open a 1,281 sq ft boutique at intu Lakeside following on from its pop-up store success.
THE number of child sex offences recorded by Essex Police rose to 1,531 last year the NSPCC reveals today.
THE A2 in Kent is experiencing severe delays between the M2/A289 and the A227 due to a road traffic collision which has closed 3 lanes on the A2 between the B255 (near Darenth) and the M25/A282 (Dartford Crossing).
AN ESSEX chief fire officer mysteriously sacked has been given an undisclosed financial settlement reports the BBC. David Johnson was suspended as Essex’s chief fire officer in April 2015 and sacked in April 2017. No reason has been given for his dismissal. The dispute has cost the fire service more than £500,000, but detailed figures […]
THE Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has stepped in to protect members of Essex Savers net Credit Union Limited; which has stopped trading and is now in default. This means it cannot re-pay deposits to its 5000 members.
NOW the Tories are trying to push Thurrock’s NHS over the brink by closing Orsett Hospital. As a local resident I know how vital Orsett Hospital is to the people of Ockendon and I am standing in this by-election to send the Tories a clear message – keep your hands off our hospital!”
THE Thurrock Independents (formerly UKIP) have announced that party Chairman Allen Mayes will be the candidate for the upcoming By-Election in Ockendon on Thursday 22nd March. Allen Mayes was born and raised in Thurrock, he also works in a Thurrock academy. Allen Mayes sayid: “I have years of experience working in education settings and I […]