Two ram raids in Tilbury and Corringham

ESSEX Police are appealing for information following burglaries at two shops in Thurrock which we believe are linked. A vehicle was used to break into Town Centre Jewellers in St Johns Way, Corringham at around 3.45am then a shop in St Chads Road, Tilbury about 40 minutes later. On each occasion it was reported the […]

South Essex College launches National Apprenticeship Week

South Essex College launches National Apprenticeship Week

College launches National Apprenticeship Week SOUTH Essex College is marking National Apprenticeship Week to showcase the popular training pathway. The national week is the perfect opportunity for those looking to become apprentices to find out more, as well as encouraging employers to consider the benefits of hiring an apprentice. Apprenticeships have recently undergone major reform, […]

Thurrock Local History Society: February Meeting

Thurrock Local History Society: February Meeting

THE speaker for the February meeting of the Society was the ever popular Linda Rhodes; Linda worked for many years at Valence House and still continues to work there as a volunteer since her retirement. Linda’s talk this month was entitled “Ghosts and Graveyards in Barking and Dagenham”.