Friday Traffic and Travel: Long delays on M25

Friday Traffic and Travel: Long delays on M25

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. […]

Thirteen tough questions for under-fire Thurrock Council leader

Thirteen tough questions for under-fire Thurrock Council leader

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 […]

Much-loved former mayor of Thurrock, George Watts passes away

Much-loved former mayor of Thurrock, George Watts passes away

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 finance boss defends £1 million overspend

Thurrock Council finance boss defends £1 million overspend

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. […]

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