Former MP Andrew Mackinlay praises British Legion at ‘Oh What A Lovely War”

Former MP Andrew Mackinlay praises British Legion at ‘Oh What A Lovely War”

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 […]

More people fined for dropping litter in Grays

More people fined for dropping litter in 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 […]

Highways England launches final consultation of new crossing

Highways England launches final consultation of new crossing

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 […]

Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price appointed minister for suicide prevention

Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price appointed minister for suicide prevention

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 […]

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