THURROCK Council will write to private landowners whose property has been defaced by graffiti offering support as part of an effort to rid our streets of unsightly daubings.
LESS than 24 hours after a dramatic car fire in the town, Essex Police officers took to the streets of South Ockendon this afternoon (Wednesday, 13 March) to deal with a disturbance involving a gang of people reports the Thurrock Independent.
Council reminds residents to re-apply for tip permits THURROCK Council’s recycling centre, which recently achieved a positive report with zero breaches during a recent inspection by the Environment Agency, is reminding residents to re-apply for their permits this month. Linford Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Buckingham Hill Road, Linford, introduced free annual permits for […]
A PURFLEET resident has been prosecuted and fined for continued noise nuisance.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has told constituents that she plans to vote for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Deal tonight (Tuesday).
GRAYS Athletic supporters visited Thurrock Council offices last week in order to hand in over 500 response forms in relation to the council’s plans for building across the borough.
A CAMPAIGN led by the British Science Association (BSA) to inspire pupils to embrace STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in the classroom was given a major boost by Amazon during British Science Week when 180 school children took part in the latest Camp Amazon STEM workshops at Amazon in Tilbury.
ANOTHER family favourite is coming to the Thameside Theatre this Easter with a musical version of Alice in Wonderland.
DRIVERS are being asked to pay close attention to road signs after a temporary 40mph speed limit was introduced on the A13.
TACKLING knife crime and getting weapons off our streets will be the focus for Essex Police during a national crackdown, called Operation Sceptre, which starts today, Monday, 11 March.
Council seeks to inspire prospective new apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week THURROCK Council is encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to consider an apprenticeship as a route to an exciting new career. The council has hosted a variety of events during National Apprenticeship Week, promoting apprenticeships as a genuine alternative to college, university and […]
A BRAND new, two-level Zara store opened their doors on Friday (8 March) at intu Lakeside.
HEALTHWATCH Thurrock is co-ordinating a tri-borough wide survey on the proposed NHS Long Term Plan. Along with Southend and Essex, Thurrock will be asking people what they think of the Plan
South Essex College is launching a new exciting range of science and animal care courses at its Thurrock Campus. FROM September the College’s Grays High Street Campus will offer a Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care, Level 2 Extended Certificate in Applied Science and Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Forensic & Criminal Investigation, all for […]
BUSINESSES in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme being spearheaded by Thurrock Council.
DETECTIVES are appealing for information following two robberies in Chafford Hundred which they believe are linked.
OFF-duty Thurrock Council Enforcement Officers caught two suspected fly-tippers red-handed dumping 92 lorry tyres in a lay-by in Purfleet yesterday evening (Wednesday 6 March).
SCHOOL leaders across Thurrock have sent letters home to pupils’ parents and carers to warn them about the lack of funding facing schools and the ‘difficult choices’ they are having to make as a consequence. Letters have been sent to more than a million parents and carers in the North East, West Midlands, Cheshire, North […]
RESPONDING to news that headteachers have written to 23,000 Thurrock families about worsening school budget shortages after the Education Secretary refused to meet with them, Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Thurrock – John Kent – said:
A MAN who kicked to death a woman as she walked to work in Thurrock has been jailed for at least 18 years.
DO you struggle with making basic recipes? Then Thurrock Adult Community College has the ideal cookery course for you!
POLICE Officers in Grays are appealing for witnesses after reports that a woman was harassed in Marshfoot Road, Tilbury.
UP to 500 new council homes could be built in Thurrock over the next 10 years under new plans published by the council.
THE Family Learning team from Thurrock Adult Community College has been delivering SMILE courses in local schools, making a positive different to parents/carers and pupil, helping them to enjoy school and maximise their ability to learn.