A CORRINGHAM man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a paramedic whilst trying to do his job.
FOLLOWING on from the last article, I said that Caspian Way had the most properties sold in the RM19 Purfleet postcode. I still felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Purfleet have more properties on them than others. I promised that I would compare the average number of properties sold by the actual number of properties on that street.
A LEADING Thurrock councillor has spoken in upbeat fashion about marginally improved figures that show Thurrock Council is meeting slightly more of its keynote targets in the second quarter of the year – but it is still missing more than one in four of them! At the end of the first quarter, covering April, May […]
A quadbike rider who rode onto a footpath to avoid police and became wedged between a wall and a fence has been banned from driving. Officers spotted the quadbike carrying a young child on the back in Woodgrange Drive, Southend, on April 2. When the officers got near, it sped off with two mopeds and […]
THE team at Amazon in Tilbury is enjoying the festive spirit with a month-long series of fun events, including a visit from the local Carnival dance group, Tropicalia,
WEDNESDAY’S Cabinet approved ambitious plans to grow and improve the borough’s libraries and make sure they continue to be vital resources at the heart of Thurrock’s communities.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an arson in Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon, today, Friday, December 14.
GIANT PLAYMOBIL vehicles are being rolled out at intu Lakeside before Christmas to bring the famous toy brand to life for children in Essex. They will have the chance of becoming a real-life PLAYMOBIL character by choosing between a police or fire car in which to cruise the malls as part of their family’s day […]
THURROCK CVS are excited to announce they will be hosting the 2019 Voluntary Sector Conference celebrating 5 years of Asset Based Community Development in Thurrock and will include guest speaker Cormac Russell.
TORY Cabinet members in Thurrock have backed plans to spend the cash on new council offices, despite questions over whether it is an appropriate use of funds.
THE local NHS – or ‘Elf service’ across mid and south Essex – is supporting people to stay well this winter in a new campaign that our own pixie pal, “Ivanna Livewell” shares advice and support to help combat winter illness.
THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
AN extraordinary meeting of Thurrock Council has agreed the council’s response to Highways England’s consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing. The three main findings and recommendations presented in the report outlining the council’s response are: · the Consultation Scheme does not meet several of the national and Highways England’s strategic policy tests and design objectives, […]
A DRUG dealer caught with nearly £2,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed for two-and-a-half years. Basildon Crown Court heard how officers from the West Operation Raptor team were out patrolling on Finchley Road, Grays on November 5 this year when they carried out a stopcheck on a car. The driver, 18-year-old […]
SECRET plans for Thurrock Council to spend up to £50 million in purchasing and developing land are set to be discussed at a meeting of the ruling Tory Cabinet tonight (Wednesday).
CLLR Holloway said: “I was always under the impression that one was not dependent on the other….This is news to me and extremely extremely upsetting.”
PLANS for up to 32,000 new homes took a step closer last night in a special meeting of Thurrock Council. After a week of confusion when the ruling Thurrock Tories appeared to be contradicting the advice of their own senior council officers, the matter came before the council on Tuesday night. All Conservative councillors voted […]
COUNCILS across England have borrowed massive sums – in some cases the equivalent of ten times their annual budgets – to finance the purchase of real estate, our investigation has found.
THURROCK Council is aiming to support and inspire parents in Thurrock to find work with the launch of a new initiative.
OFELIA, aged 11, from St. Thomas of Canterbury School, Grays has been chosen as the winner of Euro MP Alex Mayer’s Christmas Card competition.
FIRE Crews were called to an address in Araglen Avenue, South Ockendon after reports of a car striking a house.
1930 hrs A13 Thurrock. Two lanes closed eastbound between the A1012 (turnoff for Grays) and the A1089 (Turnoff for Tilbury) due to an incident involving a car and a motorcycle. EssexPoliceUK are on scene with emergencyservices.
BEDFORDSHIRE Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Olivia Weston was last seen on the afternoon of Friday (7 December). She is described as 5’4’’, slim, with long brown hair with blonde ends and blue eyes. Olivia was last seen wearing a black Puffa jacket, jeans and trainers. Olivia […]
INDEPENDENT charity Crimestoppers is asking everyone to speak up about crime in the countryside. A campaign has been launched to encourage more people to report crime in the countryside whether in villages, in homes, on roads or in farms. Nearly one third of all reported crime in Essex is classed as rural – with violence the most common crime. Crimestoppers believes everyone has the right to feel safe from crime, wherever they live.